Martha L. Negley, age 90, of Bakerstown, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital.
Born on August 6, 1929 in Bakerstown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Oliver F. and Vera Crummy Negley.
Martha was a 1947 graduate of Mars High School. She went on to further her education at Pratt Institute in New York where she graduated in 1951. After 41 years of service, Martha retired as Chief Dietitian from the VA Hospital in Wilkes-Barre.
A lifetime member at Bakerstown United Methodist Church, she was also a member of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees. Martha also sang with Sweet Adelines as well as several other choir groups.
She was a very loyal fan to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
She was the sister-in-law of K. Christine Negley of Bakerstown and Audrey Negley of Layton, UT; aunt of Erma Jean (Jim), Cynthia, Lloyd (Maggie), Neal (Betty), Dale (Sandy), Donna, Allisa, Janeen (Will), Gretchen (Anthony), Shawn (Tiana), Bruce (Leslie), Terry (Jocelyn), Randy (Jacqueline), Pam, Todd, and Yvonne (Robert). Also survived by numerous great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Olive Jean Trimble, John Lee Negley, C. Fred Negley, and Frances L. Negley.
Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM in Bakerstown United Methodist Church, 5760 William Flinn Hwy, Gibsonia, PA 15044. Burial will be in Allegheny County Memorial Park, Allison Park, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the church or the Veterans Hospital. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.
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