Martha H. Ur
May 5, 2018
Martha H. Ur, 94 of Milford, PA and formerly of Wharton, NJ passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. The daughter of the late Stephen C and Elena S (Ptacsek) Haas she was born December 21, 1923 in Portsmouth, OH. She was predeceased by her husband Dr. Albert Ur and her sister Alice Gryszkiewicz.
Martha grew up in Elizabeth, NJ graduating from Battin High School. She attended Douglass College in New Brunswick, NJ and worked at the Rahway, NJ location of Merck Pharmaceuticals in the lab that was developing the new penicillin drug. Martha left Merck when she married Dr Albert Ur. After the death of her husband Martha cared for her parents and worked at the Rahway Public Library until retiring in the late 1980s. In 1998 she moved to Centennial Courts Apartments in Wharton, NJ where she lived for 18 years. While there Martha was a member of the Centennial Courts Senior's Club and the Wharton Senior's Club and attended St Mary's Catholic Church and the Hungarian Reformed Church. In September 2016 Martha moved to Belle Reve Senior Living in Milford, PA.
Survivors include her niece Susan Ujvary (Paul Labounty) of Milford, PA and nephew Robert Ujvary, Jr. of Lake Hopatcong, NJ.
Graveside services will be held at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia, NJ on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11 AM.
Memorial donations may be made to the ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association.
Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA(www.stroyanfuneralhome.com).
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 07067
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