LEETONIA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Martha Pearl (Andress) Altman, 86 of Leetonia, passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at Salem Regional Medical Center.

Martha was born on August 2, 1937, in Fort Pierre, South Dakota, daughter of the late Ralph and Fannie (Warrick) Andress.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Columbiana.

Martha loved everyone and had a generous heart.

Survivors include two sons, James R. (Karen) Altman, Jr. of Ohio and Matthew D. Altman of Leetonia; two daughters, Christine M. Busse of Columbus, Ohio and Melissa J. (Larry) Gorby of Leetonia; grandchildren, Randall Shamp, Corey Altman, Jessica (Gorby) Boyle, Dallas Busse, Autumn Busse, Rileighjo Altman, Erica McBride, Tony Busse, James Busse and Henry “Hank” Busse and eight great-grandchildren and one on the way.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, James R. Altman, Sr. and sisters, Mary Kidd and Marjorie Stover.

A funeral service will take place at Noon, Friday, September 8, 2023, at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit.

Please plant a tree in Martha’s memory to honor her love of flowers and gardening.

If unable to attend, join our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home. To send condolences or order flowers, visit www.starkmemorial.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Martha P. Altman, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Friday, September 8 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.