Phyllis Jean Martin, 89

BRUNSWICK, Ohio – Phyllis Jean Martin, 89, passed away March 1, 2014. Phyllis was born in East Liverpool on Jan. 12, 1925, to the late Roland and Thelma (Johnson) Edgar.

She lived in Brunswick for over 40 years. For many years, she worked at Mapleside Farms and in the bakery at Country Counter grocery store. Phyllis enjoyed being a homemaker, crocheting, planting flowers, and baking. Her family enjoyed her homemade German chocolate cake, pies, and cookies.

Phyllis leaves behind her four children, Ron (Pam) Martin, Sharon (Bill) Hopper, Curt (Sandy) Martin, and Lynn (Steve) Selmants; nine grandchildren, Jill (Chris) Palmenberg, Ethan Martin, Alicia (Chris) Shewring, Chris (Jodie) Hopper, Sara (Dan) Wendt, Sean Martin, Kyle Martin, Joey Selmants and Brian Selmants; and nine great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, and the love of her life, Robert “Bob” Martin, who passed in 1978; her siblings, William Edgar and Charmaine Kane; and her parents.

The family would like to thank Medina Meadows Nursing Home for the compassionate care they showed their mom. Also, thank you to Hospice of Medina County for their assistance in Phyllis’ final days.

A private family burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park in East Liverpool.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5057 Windfall Rd. Medina, Ohio 44256.

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