Martha J (Porter) Ion

1938 ~ 2020 (age 81)


Martha Jane Porter Kiser Ion, 81, of Tylersburg passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 after a period of declining health..


Born on November 24, 1938 in Miola she was the daughter of Edward Joseph and Anna Belle Moore Porter.


On March 12, 1955 she was married to David P Kiser Sr. who preceded her in death on March 14,1974. After Davids passing she was married to Raymond Ion who preceded her in death on April 21, 1979.


Martha was a homemaker all of her life and enjoyed raising her family. Spending time with her family including her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren brought her the most joy. She also enjoyed playing guitar, singing, and watching NASCAR.


Martha is survived by her children: Mary Anderson of Crown, David Kiser (Mary) of Lucinda, Betty Baumcratz of Lucinda, Edna Wolbert (Regis) of Lucinda, Charles Kiser (Carol) of Tionesta, Leitha Dolby (George) of Mahaffey, John Kiser of Leeper, James Kiser of Leeper, Emma Troup of Tionesta, Susan Edwards (Eric) of Knox, and Curtis Ion of Lucinda. Twenty-nine grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren also survive.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, two children Candida Joseph Ray Kiser, and Robert Lee Kiser, two grandsons, one great-grandson and three sons-in-law Rick Anderson, Michael Baumcratz and Michael Troup.


Friends will be received at the Faller Funeral Home, Inc. in Fryburg on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 6-9 pm. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Faller Funeral Home, with Rev. Sam Wagner Associate Pastor Christ United Methodist Church, Franklin presiding.

Interment will be in the Pleasant Hills Cemetery in Shippenville following the service.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral home to help with final expenses.



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January 23, 2020

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Faller Funeral Home
19200 Rte 208 PO Box 79
Fryburg, PA 16326

Funeral Service
January 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Faller Funeral Home
19200 Rte 208 PO Box 79
Fryburg, PA 16326

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