Paul E. Martin Sr.

July 7, 1929 - Oct. 31, 2019


Paul Edward Martin Sr., 90, formerly of Hollidaysburg, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019.

He was born in Pittsburgh, son of Robert and Marian (Stemmerick) Martin. In 1952, he married Katherine R. Bane.

Surviving are his children: Evangeline (Mark) Subisak, Paul (Tonja) Martin, Byron (Scherry) Martin, Sandra (Russell) Jenkins and Christine (Richard) McCracken; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren, and a brother, David Martin.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Katherine; and four siblings: Bill Martin, Dale Martin, Everett Martin and Dorothy Wertz.

Paul was a general in the American Rescue Workers, a religious nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those in need. He started working in his early teens and took over for the Hollidaysburg Corps before he was 20. He transferred to the Washington, D.C. area, where he was commanding officer and commander in chief for 17 years before retiring in 2002.

Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral services on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the Leesburg Church of the Nazarene, Leesburg, Va.