Luann Habegger Martin Memorial Service

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A memorial service for Luann Habegger Martin was held on August 1, 2015, at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church. You can view the bulletin or watch a video of the service recorded by Rob Ransom:

    

Video Contents:

0:00:00 Prelude by Carole Huston
0:17:00 Procession of family
0:19:23 Lighting of the candles and Call to Worship
0:23:22 Hymn: We Are Marching in the Light of God 0:26:14 Prayer and Scripture Reading
0:29:15 Eulogy by Pastor Emily Berman d'Andrea
0:39:44 Family hymn: Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow (video from another view)
0:42:05 Psalm 23 and Reflections, read by Dan Martin and Melissa Beitler
0:45:33 Luann's work life by Jean Baker
0:53:12 Luann's church life by Betty Douglass
1:01:02 Traveling Mercies by Stephany Crosby
1:13:01 Prayer
1:17:00 Hymn: Great Is Thy Faithfulness
1:22:07 Hymn: The Lord Bless You and Keep You
1:23:43 Recession

Following the service, Luann's brother-in-law Earl Martin led a hymn sing, with Carole Huston playing the piano. An audio recording, made by Rob Ransom, is available for listening in mp3 format:

01 It Is Well With My Soul    08 Healer of Our Every Ill
02 I'll Praise My Maker09 There Is a Balm in Gilead
03 Shall We Gather at the River?10 There Is a Balm in Gilead (a cappella)
04 Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing11 What a Fellowship, What a Joy Divine
05 Lift High the Cross12 Amazing Grace
06 O for a Closer Walk with God13 I Love to Tell the Story
07 Standing on the Promises14 Morning Has Broken

After the hymn sing, family, friends, and out-of-town guests enjoyed a meal organized by the Lunch Bunch. You can watch a video of the sharing time recorded by André Dickerson:

    

Video Contents:

0:00:45 Scott Habegger
0:15:53 Claudia Claussen
0:16:45 Adam Coolman
0:20:45 Jim Beitler, Jr.
0:26:52 Annette Özaltin Martin
0:34:07 Dan Martin
0:35:38 Grace Dickerson
0:37:44 Jim Dickerson
0:43:21 Elaine Freed
0:45:49 Earl Martin

Later in the day, Habegger family members and Berne friends got together for a period of remembering and celebrating Luann's life at her house in McLean. Below are some photos of the event: