May J. Love

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May J. Love October 23, 1914 January 1, 2014 May J. Love, age 99, of Houtzdale, died January 1, 2014, at the Hearthside Nursing Home in State College. Born October 23, 1914 in Houtzdale, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Richard L. and Lillian (Bell) Williams. Her husband, Lt. Col. Dean S. Love, preceded her in death on December 4, 1957. A graduate of Philipsburg High School and Bucknell University, she also earned graduate credits at Penn State, The University of Denver, and Indiana University. A teacher by profession, she taught in several locations including Heidelberg, Germany; Ankara, Turkey; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Fort Belvoir, Va. She retired from the Moshannon Valley School District in 1976. May lived abroad for five years and was an avid traveler, visiting every continent except Antarctica. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Colonists, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Houtzdale Presbyterian Church. She was the last of her generation. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Marcia Williams Lloyd; a granddaughter, Karen Lloyd; her sister, Miriam Fahringer; and her brother, Dr. Warren Williams. She is survived by four grandchildren: Kristen Lloyd, of New York, N.Y.; Allison Lloyd, of State College; Amy Lloyd, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Mark Lloyd, of Watchung, N.J.; six great-grandchildren: Sage, Jade and Quinn, of State College, and Landon, Juliana and Sebastian of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and four nephews. Viewing will be held at the Kruise Funeral Home, Inc. in Madera from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2014. A memorial service will be held at the Houtzdale Presbyterian Church on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 11 a.m., with Reverend Thomas A. McCoy officiating. Burial will be at the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Houtzdale Presbyterian Church. Condolences may be sent to: condolences@kruisefuneralhome.

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Kruise Funeral Homes Inc
254 Lynn St Madera, PA 16661
(814) 378-7161
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Published in Centre Daily Times on Jan. 3, 2014
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