Martine E. Addlesperger

January 21, 1914 ‒ August 16, 2015

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Martine E. Addlesperger, age 101, of Mount Vernon passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at the Country Court Nursing Home in Mount Vernon.

She was born on January 21, 1914 in Mount Vernon to the late James and Jennie (Myers) Bort. Martine was a governess for Phillip and Penelope Sheridan in Bethesda, MD. She was a cook at the Alcove and Mount Vernon High School and worked at Woolworth’s as a clerk. Martine was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, was a charter member of the First Baptist Church Bethesda, MD, and served as the chaplain of the Women’s Relief Corps of Mount Vernon and Knox County. She was also a member of the Campers Of Mount Vernon Ohio (COMVO). Martine was an avid reader and loved to golf and fish.

She is survived by her daughter Juanita Addlesperger of Mount Vernon; her son James Addlesperger of Oak Grove, CA; four step-grandchildren; six step-great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Shirley Addlesperger, Evelyn Peiffer, Esther Baldock; relatives Elizabeth (Rick) Morrison, Carrie Morrison, Jaylen Morrison, Daniel Morrison, and Donald Morrison and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Martine was preceded in death by her husband Arvene Addlesperger; two sisters, Vera Heighton, Thelma Metzger; and her daughter-in-law Linda Addlesperger.

There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private graveside service at a later date in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 303 S. Edgewood Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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  • Liz-
    I was so sorry to hear of your Aunt Martine’s passing. Hold on to the wonderful memories you have her. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Be thankful she lived a good and long life. God be with you and your family I know how hard this is.

  • Praying that God will give strength and healing. Your mother was a wonderful christian and mentor! She will be missed!

  • Juanita so sorry to hear about your mom. Really enjoyed every moment spent with her. She will be greatly missed. Hugs and prayers to you.

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Martine was such and happy, joyful lady and we always remember all the fun times together. She will be missed and we treasure knowing such a fine lady and your family. We send our sincerest condolences to the family.

  • Juanita,

    So sorry for your loss.

    Tamie Neal
    ( I use to work with you at Kenyon College you may remember me)

  • Sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    ( You don’t know us but we are related…my grandmother was Daisy Addlesperger Ackerman, her brother’s name was John, he lived in Fredericktown, Ohio, was married to Evelyn, Daisy and Ray lived in Waterford, Ohio.) Though we have never met my sister and I remember Martine.