Bernard Allen Martz Jr.
Devout Christian

Bernard Allen Martz Jr., 87, Mountaintop, died April 28, 2016.

He was born in Antis Township, Blair County, a son of Bernard A. and Edna Mae (Weber) Martz. He was married June 14, 1955, a devoted husband to his wife of over 60 years, the former Helen Corinne Miller, who survives in Mountain Top.

Also surviving are a son, Bernard A Martz III (Christina), Hanover Township; and daughter, Ruth Elizabeth LaVerdi (James), Phoenix, Ariz.; grandchildren, Joshua and Luke Gurganus; a sister, Marjorie E. Hoyer (Charles), Skelp; a brother, Daniel F. Martz, Sr. (Darlene), Newport; and a sister-in-law, Marianne Martz, Tyrone.

He was preceeded in death by a brother, David L. Martz.

For many years he attended Plymouth Brethren meetings in Boyertown. He was a devout Christian who loved the Lord and his family. He was a graduate of Tyrone High School in 1947 and a graduate from Penn State University wih a degree in Electrical Engineering. He retired from the Engineering Department of Certain-Teed Corp. in Tyrone and Williamsburg, and at American Airline in Lock Haven.

Arrangements were by Derman Funeral Home, Inc., Tyrone.

Please make contributions in his memory to a charity of choice .