DINGMANS FERRY, Pa. - Aulene Hunter, 88, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., formerly of Franklin, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at home. Aulene earned her teaching degree from SUNY at New Paltz, N.Y., and was a gifted teacher who touched many lives by devoting 33 years of service to Franklin Elementary School, in Franklin. In 1985 she was recognized with the New Jersey Governors Award of Excellence by being named Teacher of the Year. Aulene also was a great supporter of the Franklin Band of which her husband was the director for many years. Nick-named "Sparky," she moved to Dingmans Ferry, Pa., nine years ago where she enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, bird watching, sewing, and most of all spending time with her five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Aulene was predeceased in 1982 by her husband, Walter Hunter. Survivors include three daughters, Wendy Geuther, of Stillwater, Dacey Hunter, of Matthews, N.C., Holly Bradley, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa.; and one sister, Lois English, of Bogart, Ga. Services and cremation will take place at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice at www.karenannquinlanhospice.org; or Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church, 115 Myck Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328. Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, Pa.
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Published in The New Jersey Herald on Mar. 2, 2014