Marie H. Hemmis, 93, of Smithmill, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home.
Born on May 31, 1924 in Smithmill, she was the daughter of the late John and Clara (Bell) Delfosse.
In July of 1951, she married James R. Hemmis in Winchester, VA. He preceded her in death in 1955.
She was a member of Janesville UMC, and had worked at JBC Sewing from 1955-1970, then at Proctor Silex from 1970 until she retired in 1984. She was a life member of the Janesville VFW ladies auxillary.
She is survived by two children, John J. (Betty) Martin of Madera, Dee (Gary) Yarger of Morgan Run; seven grandchildren, Richard Martin, Jr., John Martin, Jr., Jerry Hewitt, Robert Martin, Lori Ann Williams, Dawn Kuren, Tim Robertson; and two step-children, Amy Templeton and Clint Yarger; and fourteen great-grandchildren, a daughter-in-law, Virginia Martin of Wilkes Barre, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard L. Martin in 2009, one brother, John Delfosse, and eight sisters, Edith Waite, Kathryn Waite, Eldora Davies, Virginia Solan, Cora Kopilchack, Mae Kramp, Barbara Jean Delfosse, and Clara Belle Snyder.
Friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Friday at Kruise-Spewock Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Ramey. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home 9 AM Saturday. Pastor Clare Pannebaker will officiate. Interment will follow in Allemansville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Janesville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 4, Ramey, PA 16671.
Condolences may be made at www.kruise-spewock.com