Allan L. Martin
October 8, 1929 – October 30, 2012
Allan L. Martin, 83, of Clearfield passed away on October 30, 2012 at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown, PA.
He was born on October 8, 1929 in Zelienople, PA, the son of George R.”Red” and Louise (Spielman) Martin.
Mr. Martin served in the United State Air Force for four years as a Lieutenant and was commissioned by President Eisenhower.
He is a graduate and Alumni of the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Civil engineering and surveying. In 1956 he joined Clearfield Borough as borough engineer and retired in 1993. He went on to serve as a consultant PE for the Borough. In 1982 he was recognized as Executive of the year. Among his accomplishments he designed the original sewer system for the borough and was a borough administrator and served as a past council president.
Allan was active in scouting and received scouting highest award, the Silver Beaver.
He was quite active in the church all of his life and became an ordained minister with the Apostolic Believers. One of his favorite scripture which was noted on the front of his Bible was Isaiah 26:3 and 4.
Allan is survived by his wife Hope A. (Snyder) Martin, whom he married August 5, 1994, six children; Sherrill Leigey and her husband, Richard, Richard Martin and his wife, Kathy, John Martin and his wife, Winnie, Anna Martin, Donald Martin and his fiancée,Janice Young, Thomas Martin and his wife, Tina, five step-children; Jim Albright and his wife, Debbie, Robin Cushion and her husband, Jim, Faith Wilcox and her husband, Lewis, Tim Albright, David and his wife, Yan Price, twenty two grandchildren; Rick, Heather, Jeff, Mark, John Jr., Angela, Melissa, Matthew, Stephanie, Thomas, Jr., Tanis, Ciera, Lyndsey, Travis, Katelynn, Nicholas, George, Lydia, Christopher and Brandon, eighteen great grandchildren, eleven nieces and nephews, his in-laws; Michael Snyder, Linda Snyder and Janet, Priscilla and her husband, Peter Fias and Dennis Snyder. Also his beloved pets; Lucas and Suzette.
Allan was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Marguerite (Stark) Martin, a brother, Donald G. Martin, two granddaughters; infant, Winnie Martin and Michelle Leigey.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Church of the Nazarene, 401 Ogden Ave., Clearfield at 1:00 P.M.
The family suggest that memorial contributions be made to the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., 312 E. Locust Street, Clearfield, PA 16830.
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