Martha A. BAXTER

Martha A. BAXTER, 95, of Ellisburg, PA, died Sunday, April 1, 2018 in her home.  


Born April 6, 1922, in Batavia, NY, she was the daughter of Frank and Grace Towner Edson. 


On June 26, 1944, in Ithaca, NY, she married Raymond C. Baxter, who survives.  


A graduate of LeRoy (NY) High School and Cornell University School of Home Economics, Class of 1944, she was employed as a chemist by Union Carbide in Whiting, IN.  


Martha was a member of the Ellisburg Union Wesleyan Church.  


Surviving besides her husband, Raymond, are:  three sons, Fred (Roya) Baxter of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Bruce (Candia) Baxter of Bath, NY, and Andrew (Margo) Baxter of Jamesville, NY; a daughter, Susan (John) Murphy of Atlanta, GA;  13 grandchildren;  11 great-grandchildren;  nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by four sisters, Ruth, Eudora, Florence, and Frances.  


Friends may call at the Ellisburg Union Wesleyan Church on Saturday, April 7, 2018 form 9:00 – 11:00 AM, with Funeral Services following at 11:00 AM.  The Rev. Roy Ward, Pastor, will officiate.  Burial will be in Andrews Settlement Cemetery.  


Memorials may be made to the Ellisburg Union Wesleyan Church, 1020 Rag Hill Rd., Genesee, PA 16923.  


Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.  


Online condolences may be expressed at