Phyllis A. Martz

Phyllis A. Martz, 82, formerly of Ringgold, died Saturday morning, March 9, 2019, at the McKinley Health Center in Brookville.

Born on May 27, 1936 in Ringgold Township, Jefferson County, she was the daughter of the late Reed Ernest and Hazel Lucetta (Geist) Kunselman.

She married W. Lee Martz on July 16, 1954 and he preceded her in death on July 12, 2001.

Phyllis graduated from Punxsutawney High School in 1954.

She worked as a postmaster for the Ringgold Post Office for 31 years.

She was a member of the Ringgold United Methodist Church where she played the piano and was active in the United Methodist Women.

She was the last surviving member of her family
She is survived by a daughter, Tina L. Hindman and her husband Patrick of Coker, Alabama, two sons, Robert L. Martz and his wife Tammy and Charles R. Martz and his wife Lori, both of Ringgold, nine grandchildren, Alicia, Cody, Holly, Carrie, Caleb, Shana, Dustin, Dylan, and Drew, and six great grandchildren, Kamden, Sawyer, Colton, Heath, Kenly, and Ryleigh.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Joel Martz, a grandson, Kenny Malone, two sisters, Leanna Hoffman and Lois Dinger, and three brothers, Bill Kunselman, Duane Kunselman, and Jack Kunselman.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn.

The funeral service will be on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the funeral home at 11:00 am with Pastor Linda Clark Lazzeroni officiating.

Interment will be in the Ringgold Cemetery, Jefferson County.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations may be made in Phyllis’s memory to the Ringgold United Methodist Church at 4027 Rt 536 PO Box 191 Ringgold, Pa, 15770 or the In Home Solutions (Hospice) at 289 Main St. Brookville, Pa. 15825

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Copyright © 2019 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.