Martha Christmas Buffington, age 100, of Prospect, PA, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on September 13, 1919 in Library, PA, a daughter of the late Thomas and Charlotte Jenkins. Martha was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ where she served as a Deaconess and Sunday School Teacher. She was also a retired Licensed Practical Nurse.
In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her two husbands, Jacob Christman in 1979, and Ervin Buffington in 1999; two brothers, William (Elsie) Jenkins; and Thomas (Dorothy) Jenkins; five sisters, Ann (Dude) Russell; Charlotte (Bernard) Fischer; Elizabeth (Sherwood) Cyphert; Marie (Ronald) Barwell; and Nettie (Albert) Wagget; and a great grandson, Christian Thomas Botwright.
She is survived by a son, Richard (Patricia) Christman; two daughters, Divida (Thomas) Kocuba; and Nancy Botwright Frammolino; nine grandchildren, Debra (Richard) Roach; Cynthia (Thomas) Everett; Joel (Lauren) Christman; Melissa (Miguel) Bicelis; Denise (Lance) Gula; Gregory (Cheryl) Kocuba; Kimberly (Paul) Palmieri; Kelly (David) Cornell; and Thomas (Shelly) Botwright, 27 great grandchildren; and 19 great-great grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2pm to 5pm and on Monday from 10am until the time of funeral service at 11am in Darroch Cremation and Funeral Tributes, Inc., 2640 Mill Street, Aliquippa www.darrochfuneralhome.com. Thomas Everett, Miguel Bicelis, and Paul Aaron Palmieri will conduct the service.
Private interment will follow in Hopewell-Hebron Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 615 N. Pike Road, Cabot, PA 16023.
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