Martin D. Grube

February 7, 1947 ~ April 7, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Northumberland - Martin D. Grube, 76 of Ridge Road passed away Friday, April 7, 2023 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Martin was born February 7, 1947 in McKeansburg,  son of the late Lloyd and Doris (Clay) Grube.  On September 7, 1968 in McKeansburg he married the former Connie Schmauch who survives.

He was a 1965 graduate of Blue Mountain High School.

He served during the Vietnam War in the Marine Corps from October 30, 1965 until his honorable discharge on October 29, 1969 with the rank of Sergeant. For many years he continued to serve in the reserves.

Martin began employment with  Xerox Corp. in 1970 retiring in 2009 as a service technician.  Following retirement, Martin began driving school bus for W.L. Myers & Sons, Danville.

Mr. Grube was a 46 year member of Christ United Methodist Church where he was a long-time choir member.

He was a member of the American Legion Post #44, Northumberland.

Mr. and Mrs. Grube enjoyed traveling the U.S. visiting 47 states.

In addition to his wife of 54 years, Martin is survived by, two sons, Scott and Jason Grube and two daughters, Valerie Smith and Vicki Grube, four grandchildren, three brothers, Kenneth, Vernon and Randy Grube and sister, Diana Folk.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Larry Grube.

Contributions in Martin's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association at

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King Street, Northumberland.

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