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Martha J. Grubb

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Obituaries

retired executive secretary

Martha J. Grubb, 75, of Northampton, died Nov. 9, 2013, in her residence. She was the wife of the Sheldon E. Grubb for 57 years.

Born in Upperco, Md., she was a daughter of the late Milton and Jane (Baumgardner) Pottorff.

She was an executive secretary for Gichner, Dallastown, for 25 years before retiring. Locally, she was a nanny for the children of Dr. and Mrs. Marsh.

She was a member of Bethany Bible Fellowship, Whitehall.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Cindy and her husband Kevin Kohler, Sherry and her husband Dennis Weaver, and Tammy and her husband Trajano Bastidis; two sisters, Ruth Hagerman and Anna Hernandez; a brother, Paul Pottorff; eight grandchildren, Aaron and his wife Katie Kohler, Kelly and her husband Justin Gruber, Diana and her husband Derek Kline, Danielle and her husband David Anderson, Christian Weaver, Vincente and his wife Linette Bastidis, Christopher and his wife Abby Bastidis, and Adam Bastidis; and eight great-grandchildren, Allison, Clara, Aiden, Zachary, Nathan, Owen, Elliot and Juliana.

Contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2166 S. 12th St., Allentown, 18103.

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Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.