Alice Marian (Watkins) Sillaman, 96, formerly of Blossburg, passed away Saturday Oct. 6, 2012, at Broad Acres Nursing Home, Wellsboro.
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Born Dec. 5, 1915, in Arnot, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (Wilcox) Watkins.
On Oct. 28, 1936, Alice married Frank A. Sillaman. They enjoyed 44 years of marriage until his death on Oct. 17, 1981.
Alice is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy A. (Sillaman) and John C. Goertz of Bellefonte; grandchildren, Marsha Kennedy Mills and her husband Walt of Texas, Mark Kennedy of Roseville, Martin (Sherry) Kennedy of Roseville, Matthew (Lisa) Kennedy of Virginia, Maria Kennedy of Virginia; 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a daughter and son-in-law, Roberta and William Kennedy; an infant daughter, Charlotte and four brothers.
Friends will be received at the Freeberg Funeral Home, 120 North Williamson Road Blossburg on Tuesday Oct. 9, from noon until 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow the viewing at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Michelle Sommerville officiating. Interment will follow at Arbon Cemetery, Blossburg. Donations may be directed to The First United Methodist Church, 108 North Williamson Road, Blossburg, Pa. 16912.
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Oct. 6 to Oct. 16, 2012