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Martha R. Carper

August 3, 1929 — October 24, 2022


Martha R. Carper





Martha R. Carper, 93, passed away from this life into the loving arms of her Lord, on October 24, 2022. Born in Akron, Ohio on August 3, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Pete and Rose (Quiring) Ross. She is also preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Smith A. Carper; daughter, Charlene Kammer, and brothers, John, Charles, and Bill Ross.


Martha’s loving and passionate ways will be missed by her children, Linda Stults of Uniontown, Pam Ross of Akron, Cindy (Mike) Jones of Malvern, Craig Carper of North Canton, and J. Scott (Dawn) Carper of Uniontown; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and sister, Rose Marie (Fred) Elsner of San Antonio, Texas.


A long-time member of Calvary Baptist Church. It was her pleasure to serve as Sunday School Superintendent. She was a devoted caregiver for her family and enjoyed cooking, quilting, and being a long-time Uniontown resident. Martha was a Garfield High School graduate, was a retired nurse from Green Cross Hospital and was proud to serve her country by working the election polls for many years. She was an avid golfer and bowler, with scoring her highest game ever, of 202 points at the age of 83. She had a beautiful smile and infectious laugh that touched the lives of everyone she knew. She will be dearly missed.


Family and friends are welcome for visitation on Sunday, October 30, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Temple Baptist Church, 1212 Greensburg Road, Uniontown, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, October 31, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Pastor Glenn Rogers, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Seville.


Hecker-Patron Funeral Home was entrusted with Martha’s care and privileged to assist the Carper family during this tender time. Please share your prayers, fond memories, and condolences at:

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Sunday, October 30, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Temple Baptist Church in Green (Greensburg Road, Ohio)


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