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Martha Jane Barnhart, 93, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013 at the Preston Health Center on Hilton Head Island. She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Albertus Barnhart, Jr., who passed in 2000. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, they retired to Hilton Head Island in 1978. They spent many happy years with their fellow residents of Hilton Head Plantation, playing golf, fishing, and enjoying games of bridge and a host of other social activities. Jane was a loving wife and mother and grandmother. She was beloved in return by her family and many friends. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Ellen Bozarth and her husband John from Sewickley, Pennsylvania, a son Victor Albertus Barnhart, III and his wife Linda from Lake Mary, Florida, and a daughter Martha Anne Maines and her husband Charles from Bluffton, South Carolina. She had seven grandchildren, Adam Lynch from La Selva Beach, California, Caira Bozarth from New York City, Elizabeth Nadelman from Atlanta, Georgia, Melissa Nadelman and Rachel Nadelman from Lake Mary, Florida, Emma Maines from Charleston, South Carolina and Annie Maines from Bluffton, South Carolina. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, where she was a faithful and devoted member for all these years. The service will be held on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:30 in the morning. Following the ceremony, interment will be at the church columbarium. If desired memorial contributions may be donated to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10001 or at The Island Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.