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Rose M. Martin

July 2, 1930 March 28, 2019
Rose M. Martin
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Obituary for Rose M. Martin

Rose Mae Martin, 88, passed away March 28, 2019 at Crown Pointe Care Center in Columbus, Ohio.
She was born July 2, 1930, in Lodi to the late Thomas H. and Dora (Bailey) Pifer. She was a lifelong resident of Lodi.
Rose graduated from Westfield High School in 1948. She worked briefly at what is now Westfield Companies before joining the staff of attorneys Winter & Winter in Lodi. She served as a legal secretary for nearly 50 years at several law firms in Medina County, including Larabee & Cooper and Oberholtzer, Filous, and Young.
Rose married Frederick R. Martin, Jr., on May 16, 1958.
She had a great love of nature and the outdoors. She enjoyed snow skiing, sled riding, gardening, and walking. She also enjoyed family vacations along the ocean in Maine. Rose was an animal welfare advocate, and rescued several cats and dogs throughout the years. She also loved her immediate and extended family members, and enjoyed spending time with all of them. Rose had a strong faith in Jesus Christ.
She is survived by her daughter, Carmel, of Columbus, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frederick, brothers Henry, Edwin, John, Thomas, Homer, and Clair Pifer, and sisters Dorothy Pifer and Marie Sampsel.
Visitation will be Friday, April 5, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Parker Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi, OH (330-948-1122). Funeral services will be at the funeral home Saturday, at 11:00 AM.
Pastor David Noel will officiate.
Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi.
Memorial contributions may be made to Columbus Humane-Cruelty Investigations, C/O Columbus Humane, 3015 Scioto Darby Executive Court, Hilliard, OH 43026, or
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6:00 PM 4/5/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/5/2019 8:00:00 PM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

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11:00 AM 4/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Woodlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

409 Medina St.
Lodi, OH 44254

409 Medina St. Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Columbus Humane-Cruelty Investigations

C/O Columbus Humane
3015 Scioto Darby Executive Court
Hilliard, OH 43026

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