Alexander Andrew Jervis (1908 - 2014)

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Mar. 12, 2014
Alexander Andrew Jervis passed from this life Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Geisinger Hospital Wyoming Valley. Alexander had a several year battle with congestive heart failure.
He was born April 6, 1939, son of the late Andrew and Florence Jervis, Factoryville.
Al was a 1957 graduate of the Tunkhannock High School.
Al was born on the family farm and was a truck driver all his life, he retired at age 65. Al was an avid fisherman and hunter. He especially enjoyed fishing in his own pond and eating the fish he caught. He was a Master Gardener and enjoyed canning and freezing food from his large gardens. Alex was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints and he held a leadership position with the church and assisted many of the members. Alex will be deeply missed by his fellow church members.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Alexander Jervis Jr.; and a brother Ronald Jervis.
In addition to his wife Dorothy of Tunkhannock to whom he was married to for 12 years, he is survived by brothers: Robert of Pasadena, Md., Stephen of Factoryville, and Brent of Factoryville; daughter Veronica Davy Tunkhannock; stepdaughter Kim; sons: Brad Jervis of Factoryville, and Kevin Jervis of Hop Bottom and a special grandson Jeremy Jervis of Factoryville; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday morning, March 17, at the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with a viewing Sunday night at the Funeral Home. Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. For online condolences or directions visit www.aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.
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Harding-Litwin Funeral Home
123 West Tioga
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-2294
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Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from Mar. 19 to Mar. 25, 2014