Martha C. Cox
Martha C. Cox, 94, formerly of Tipton, died Sunday, January 22, 2017, at Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation, Curwensville.
Born November 4, 1922, in Warren, she was a daughter of the late Fred S. and Alice M. (Morgan) Larder.
She was a graduate of Warren High School. Then, following high school, she enrolled and graduated from business college in Washington, D.C.
She was employed at PPG, (now known as PGW) in Tipton, as an accounting and receiving clerk. Following her retirement from PPG, she volunteered for a number of years at the James E. Van Zandt, VAMC, Altoona.
Martha was a member of the Tipton United Methodist Church, Tipton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Arthur C. Mock and Harlan Cox; a former husband, Edward R. Gabel; and one step-son, Gary Cox.
She is survived by two daughters, Sue A. Baumgardner and her husband, John, of (Gearhartville) RD Philipsburg and Christine Lippiatt and her husband, David, of York; five grandchildren: Bryan Baumgardner, Jamie Wolfe and her husband, Brent, Michelle Jadlocki and her husband, Joshua, Gregory Lippiatt and his wife, Sophie, Elizabeth Vather and her husband, Mark; five great-grandchildren; four step-sons: Tom Cox and his wife, Linda, Ray Cox and his wife, Judy, Steve Cox and his wife, Barbara and Harlan Cox, Jr. and his wife, Carol; and one step-daughter-in-law, Linda Cox.
A private interment service was conducted by the family at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.
A memorial service for Martha will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made in Martha’s memory by contacting the James E. Van Zandt, VAMC, Volunteer Program Office, at (814)943-8164 Ext.7141.
The arrangements are under the direction of the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories at www.beezerheathfh.com