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Georgine Kay (Legacy) Martin

December 19, 1935 ~ December 21, 2020 (age 85)


Georgine Kay Martin, age 85, of 217 Crestwood Circle, Brookville, PA, died Monday, December 21, 2020, at Penn Highlands Elk following a brief illness.  She was born December 19, 1935, in Ridgway, daughter of the late George and Helen (Anderson) Legacy.  She married Eugene Martin on October 14, 1995.  She had resided in Ridgway for 60 years and had resided in Brookville for the last several years.  She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary.  She loved all of God’s creatures and was an avid reader.  She was a graduate of Ridgway High School.  She had been employed by Elk County General Hospital, the Ridgway School District for 25 years, Tall Oaks, and NAPA.


She is survived by her husband Eugene Martin of Brookville, PA, 1 daughter Justine (Ken) Gaspari of Georgetown, SC, 2 sons Bruce (Jamie Gillen) Laughner of Ridgway and Shawn (Julie) Laughner of Ridgway, 4 grandchildren:  Dr. Brooke (Joe Klein) Gaspari, Kelsey Gaspari, Cody (Elle) Laughner, and Jordan Laughner.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Craig Laughner, and a grandson Christopher Riley.


A Memorial Service for Georgine Kay Martin will be held at a later date and time to be announced.  Memorials, if desired, can be made to the Ridgway Public Library or to the Elk County Humane Society.  Share your online condolences at

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