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MARTIN, Patricia (Keller)

MARTIN, Patricia (Keller)

Martin - Patricia (nee Keller)
Patricia Ann (nee Keller) Martin died peacefully in her home with family present on January 11, 2018 in Taneytown, MD following a courageous battle with thyroid cancer. Patricia Martin was born on Valentine's Day, February 14th, 1941 in Buffalo, NY to her parents, the late Walter F. Keller and Katherine D. (Sweeney) Keller. She was an alumna of Holy Angels Academy, Buffalo, NY, and a talented office manager for several firms before retiring to enjoy golfing, folk art and oil painting, long country drives, and adventures with her loving husband and family to whom she devoted her entire life and love. Patricia Martin is survived by her dedicated husband of 30 years, Samuel D. Martin; daughters, Mary Patricia Sundeen, Kirsten Ann Hershey (Dave); son, William C. Sundeen, Jr. (Michelle); sisters, Mary Kay Schaab, Joan A. Fischer; brothers, Richard C. Keller and Bryan J. Keller; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Katherine Keller and her brother, Walter F. Keller, Jr. The cremation took place on January 15, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. and a Memorial Mass will be held February 10th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church, 2100 Baseline Rd., Grand Island, NY. Family and friends are invited to attend both the Memorial Mass and a gathering immediately thereafter. In lieu of flowers, and in keeping with her deep love and compassion for all children, the family requests your generous support of The Pediatric Assistance Fund at the HealthWell Foundation where her daughter, Mary, previously served as President. All donations will directly assist children in need who cannot afford lifesaving medications. Donations may be made online at or by check mailed to: The HealthWell Foundation, Pediatric Assistance Fund, 20440, Century Boulevard, Suite 250, Germantown, MD 20874, each in Patricia Martin's memory. Arrangements were entrusted to Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Taneytown, MD. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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