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Dorothy Martz

November 8, 2012

Dorothy Martz, 86


Dorothy Martz, 86, formerly of South Shore, Ky., died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Hill View Health Care in Portsmouth. She was born Feb. 25, 1926, in Jacksonville, Fla., to the late W.H. Burns and S.E. Walsh Burns. She was retired from the retail sales business.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Martz on Dec. 1, 1990; and a daughter, Sharon Hall.


Dorothy is survived by two sons, Kevin Martz of Sciotoville, Ohio, and Roger Martz of Washington, Utah; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Hubert Burns, Burt Burns and Bobby Burns; and one sister, Mildred Jones. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at F.C. Daehler Mortuary Company in Portsmouth with Kelly Lucas officiating. Interment will follow in Scioto Burial Park in McDermott. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until noon on Saturday before the service at Daehlers.