|Birth: ||May 16, 1876|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1970|
Long Illness is Fatal for PRR Veteran
Martin K. Glass, 94, of 1107 Park Blvd., Juniata, retired employee of the Altoona Works and long active in religious musical affairs, died at 9:20 pm yesterday, Oct. 21, 1970, after a lengthy illness. He was born at Henrietta May 16, 1876, a son of Martin and Lydia (Kensinger) Glass, and was thrice married, in 1897 to Esther Seedenburg, who died July 22, 1953; to Mrs. Flora Brumbaugh, who was killed in an automobile accident in 1960, and last to Viola (Brannen) Bittner.
Surviving are his wife, two step-children, Mrs. Betty McIlnay of Peoria, Ill., and Ellwood Kime of Plymouth, Mich.; five grandchildren, one of whom is the Rev. Roy Glass of Radford, Va., former pastor of the Grace Brethren Church, Juniata; one great-great grandchild, and four brothers and sisters, Mrs. Cerena Miller, Mrs. Devona Cross, Edwin and Robert of Altoona.
Mr. Glass was a active member of the Altoona Bible Church, a member of the RB Replogle Bible class, of the Railroad Evangelistic Association, Juniata PRR Retired Men, Group 4 and Juniata civics, and a vocal soloist.
He entered the service of the PRR in 1895 and retired as a gang foreman in the sheet metal shop in 1941.
Martin Faulkner Glass (1833 - 1918)
Lydia Dougherty Kensinger Glass (1846 - 1939)
Esther Wineland Seedenberg Glass (1878 - 1954)
Flora Jane Cassady Brumbaugh (1885 - 1960)
Viola A Brannen Glass (1891 - 1981)
Ethel M. Glass Hanawalt (1897 - 1953)*
Roy Edgar Glass (1900 - 1955)*
David Martin Glass (1903 - 1955)*
Mary Jane Glass Figart (1873 - 1957)*
Martin Kensinger Glass (1876 - 1970)
Edwin Kensinger Glass (1878 - 1973)*
Carena G Glass Miller (1880 - 1979)*
Robert E Glass (1882 - 1971)*
Della Glass (1884 - 1963)*
E. Devona Glass Cross (1889 - 1981)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
Created by: RG3
Record added: Oct 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98929100
RIP Grampa Marty: I remember your Cutlass Supreme Convertible and your beautiful paintings in your marvelous studio. You weren't my biological grandfather, be I called you Grampa - you married my Uncle's mother - and I was raised calling her Gramma Kime...(Read more)|
Added: Aug. 28, 2014