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Martha J. Eicher, 97, of Pinecrest Manor, passed away Sunday morning, May 1, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 26, 1913 in Ridgway, the daughter of Martin and Anna Johnson Johnson. She was predeceased by her husband Walter L. Eicher. Mrs. Eicher had lived in Ridgway all of her life. She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She was a Registered Nurse in Ridgway and Elk County General Hospital, retiring in 1978.
She is survived by her step-daughter, Barbara Johnson (Herb) of Acme; five grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a niece, Judith Ferris of Weedville; and by two nephews, Thomas and Joseph Fannin of Ridgway.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband; three sisters, Ethel Johnson, Harriet Hichenko , Della Fannin; and by a grandson.
Memorial Services for Martha Eicher will be held on Monday, May 9, 2011, at 11 a.m. in the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Erik Hart, pastor of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Oakmont Cemetery. There will be no visitation.