Dorothy “Alice” Martin, 81, of Cambridge Springs passed away at home on January 28, 2024. Alice was born in Sandy Lake on April 25, 1942, the second child of the late Arthur and Dorothy Tenney Martin. Alice was employed at Penn Union in Edinboro before starting a vinyl repair service that she quickly expanded into an upholstery business which she had for over twenty years. During this time, she also worked at the State Correctional Institution in Cambridge Springs for a few years. She enjoyed many hobbies such as quilting, painting, cooking, and baking. Her children and grandchildren fondly remember the smell of her baking bread, or their favorite, her delicious homemade cinnamon rolls. She started a quilting class at Brown Hill Church, of which she attended, where she inspired women to sew. She was also a member of Draketown Christian Church. Additionally, Alice volunteered at the Edinboro Food Pantry for several years.

     In addition to her parents, Arthur and Dorothy Martin, Alice was preceded in death by her stepmother, Bernice Martin; sister, Judy Woodworth; brothers: Clifford Sinko, Jesse Martin, Duane Martin, Gary Martin, and Sam Martin; and son-in-law, Keith Truax.

     Survivors include siblings: Howard “Alan” Martin, Carol Hall, Sandy (Bob) Hildum, Barbara Hart, Terry Yarnell and Larry Yarnell; five children: William Nichols of Cambridge Springs, Wyatt (Alice) Nichols of Clymer, NY, Wendy Nichols of Cambridge Springs, Wanda “Jane” Truax of West Henrietta, NY, and Gregg (Dawn) Goss of Edinboro; eleven grandchildren: Camille, Claire, Kiera, Delaney, Brandon, Travis, Ethan, AJ, Makenzie, Jacob, and Parker; and six great-grandchildren: Thomas, Matthew, Linnea, Noah, Luna, and Barrett.

     The family would like to thank Hospice of Crawford County and also a special thank you to Pam Knox, an aid and family friend, for her help and devoted care. A memorial service will be held at Draketown Christian Church on February 3 at 11 am with a luncheon to follow.