Alice Elizabeth (Parra) Kendall, 85, of Avoca, passed away Saturday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton, surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Erie on July 11, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (Plavcan) Parra.
Alice was employed by General Electric, Erie, for many years. She also worked in several local factories. She was a member of Queen of the Apostles Church, Avoca.
In her spare time, she enjoyed playing cards and doing word finds, but her true passion was her family. She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Clinton L. Kendall, who passed away in 1978; two daughters, Anna and Patricia; her companion, Nicholas Aich; six brothers; four sisters.
Surviving to cherish her memory are two daughters, Mary Spadaccio, Forest Hill, Texas, and Maureen Fox, Milford; two sons, Clinton and David, both of Avoca; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home Inc., 728 Main St., Avoca. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Friday in Queen of the Apostle Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca, with the Rev. Phillip J. Sladicka officiating. Friends are invited to call from 9 a.m. until time of Mass. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca.
Online condolences may be offered to Alice's family at www.bestlifetributes.com.
Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, Inc.
728 Main Street
Avoca, PA 18641
Published in Times Leader on May 21, 2013