Mrs. Barbara Jean Alexander, age 83, of Sullivan Terrace, Dushore, Pa. Passed away on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014.
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Barbara was born Dec. 11, 1930 in Middlebury Center, Tioga County, daughter of the late William and Nevah Andrews Houghtaling.
She attended local schools and married George Alexander in Wellsboro on Jan. 6, 1950. George predeceased her on July 4, 1989. She resided in Tioga County most of her life until moving to Sullivan Terrace in Dushore, Pa. on Mother's Day in 2004.
Barbara was a loving spouse, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed crafts, woodworking, making lawn ornaments, needlework, gardening and visiting with her friends at Sullivan Terrace.
Surviving are her three sons and daughters-in-law: James and Lisa Alexander of Monroeton, Pa., Gary and Jeanette Alexander of New Albany, Pa., Benjamin and Kristal Alexander of Wyalusing, Pa.; a daughter and son-in-law: Shirley and Douglas Beach of Simsbury, Conn.; a brother: Ronald Houghtaling of West Hollywood, Fla.; a sister and brother-in-law: Miriam and Andrew Bogaczyk of Tioga, Pa.; 15 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sons William, George Jr. and David; a daughter, Judith Gastruck; and a sister-in-law, Olie Houghtaling of West Hollywood, Fla.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, Pa., with the Rev. Richard Vieldhouse, officiating.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home.
Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2013, in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Morris Pa. The family will provide the flowers and ask that memorial donations be made to the Sullivan Terrace Residents Fund, 135 N. German St., Dushore, PA 18614.
To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to homerfuneralhome.com.
P. Dean Homer Funeral Home - Dushore
206 Water Street
Dushore, PA 18614
Published in Daily Review from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2014