Elizabeth W. Martin, 86, formerly of Kearny, NJ died Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Brethren Village, Lancaster, PA. Born in Kearny, NJ she was the daughter of the late Charles B. and Olga E. Bischoff Waugh. She was married for 67 years to the late Norman A. Martin.
Betty worked for the department of the Navy during WWII. She also worked for the Prudential as a data entry clerk and retired from the Internal Revenue Service as an administrative assistant. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Kearny, NJ, where she worked on Christmas bazaars and a pastor search committee. She was an assistant Brownie and Girl Scout Leader. She was a member of the Roosevelt School PTA and served as Treasurer and Secretary. Betty enjoyed traveling, playing shuffleboard and bocce ball and socializing with friends.
Surviving are: 2 daughters, Karen E. wife of Robert DeBell of Gaithersburg, MD, Barbara M. wife of George Droz of Lancaster, PA; 2grandchildren, Daniel R. and Dana E. Droz; 1 brother, Charles H. wife of Patty Waugh of East Hanover, NJ. She was preceded in death by a sister, Olga J. wife of Michael Casey.
Funeral Services will be held from the First Baptist Church, 650 Kearny Ave., Kearny, NJ on Monday, April 16 at 11 AM with interment following in Arlington Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 10:30 to11 AM on Monday. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the First Baptist Church, 650 Kearny Ave., Kearny, NJ 07032