Martha C. Boughner

| May 31, 2017

Martha C BoughnerMartha C. Boughner, 101, of Franklin, died on May 28, 2017 at Sugarcreek Station.

Mrs. Boughner was born on December 19, 1915. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Susan King Whitman.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Franklin as well as the Franklin American Legion Auxiliary. During World War II, she worked for C.P.T. in Franklin then for The T & T plant in Meadville, PA. She also worked for Brown’s Boot Shop in Franklin, Greenlee Grocery in Cooperstown and many families in the area.

On June 12, 1934 she married Orville B. Boughner. He preceded her in death in 1981.

She is survived by her daughter, Charlotte Fonzo, of Franklin, ; Daughter-in-law Beatrice Boughner of Plumer; Son-in-law Richard Roggencamp of Cooperstown. In addition , she is survived by grandchildren Carmen A. Fonzo, JR and wife Cynthia of Bradleytown, Ruby Myers and husband Les of Reno, Linda Landers and husband Gary of Reno, Christinge Singer and husband Richard of Porter, TX, Robert Greenlee and wife Michelle of Cooperstown, Michael Greenlee and wife Lucy of Cochranton, Donald Tarr, JR and Steven Tarr of both of Bradleytown, Diane Blake and husband Roger of Titusville, Tim and Kim Tarr of Bradleytown; thirteen great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Merle D. Boughner; daughters Doris M. Greenlee Rogenkamp, Beverly A. Tarr and husband Donald, SR; three brothers, Charles P. Whitman and wife Grace, Raymond L. Whitman and wife Jane, and Philip J. Whitman and wife Laura; and three sisters, Mahalia Umstead and husband Rolland, Dorothy Quinette and husband Franklin, and Leona Huff and husband Frank, L.; grandson Leroy E. Greenlee, JR; grandaughter, Evelyn Norcross; son-in-laws Carmen A. Fonzo, SR, Leroy E. Greenlee, SR

Friends will be received at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut St., Franklin, on Wednesday, May 31 from 4 pm to 7 pm.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, June 1 at 11:00 am with Dennis Jones, Retired Hospice Chaplain, officiating.

Interment will be at Bethel Cemetery.

The family has requested that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1600 Peninsula Dr Suite 15, Erie, PA 16505.

Family and friends of Mrs. Boughner are invited to visit www.gardinierfuneralhome.com to send flowers, cards, or online condolences.


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