Martha Ledden Obituary

February 19, 2017 Obituary

Martha Ledden, Doylestown, Ohio - obit

DOYLESTOWN, Ohio – Martha Ledden, 95, of Doylestown, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Doylestown Health Care Center Doylestown, Ohio.

Martha was born on March 6, 1921 to George and Martha (Virostick) Holup in Sharon, Pennsylvania.

She graduated from Sharon High School class of 1939.

Martha was a homemaker.

In 1940 she married her husband, the late Bruce E. Ledden who passed away November 12, 2004.

She was a lifelong member of St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, where she was also a member of the Holy Rosary Society.

Martha is survived by her daughter, Marcia Ledden of Deland, Florida; sons, Dennis B. (Yong Hui) Ledden of Butler, Pennsylvania and Roy E. (Marylou) Ledden of Doylestown, Ohio; grandchildren, Lisa Gaskell, Beth Myers, Christine Molinski, Timothy Ledden, Brian and Alicia Ledden and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by father, George Holup; mother, Martha Holup; husband, Bruce E. Ledden; daughter, Lorraine Ledden; grandchild Joseph Cognata; grandchild, Adam Gaskell; sisters, Katherine Jacobson, Helen Charles, Mary Lou Freeburg and Anne Ristvey and brothers, Nickolas Holup and Michael Holup.

Friends may call Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 2201 Highland Rd. Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

Panachida prayer service will be held at 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home before Funeral Divine Liturgy.

Funeral Divine Liturgy will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017, 12:30 p.m. at St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church Hermitage, Pennsylvania with Father Kevin Marks, officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Burial will take place in St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to the Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

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A television tribute will air Friday, February 24 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.