Alice E. Tibbetts

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Alice E. Tibbetts, 91, of the Brethren Home Community in New Oxford, Pa., died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.

Born Oct. 24, 1922, in Mariaville, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Julius and Veronica Carabenus Egry. She was the wife of Otto Steen Tibbetts Jr., who died Aug. 3, 2011, her husband of 68 years.

She graduated in 1939 from Draper High School in Schenectady, N.Y. and attended Junior College in Cobleskill, N.Y.

During her marriage, she lived in various locations across the country, spending the majority of her child-rearing years in New Windsor. Most recently, she resided at the Brethren Home Community in New Oxford.

She enjoyed being around children and at one time was a substitute teacher and a teacher's aide for elementary school students.

She was an artist known for her enjoyment of nature and painting in oil paints. In her later life, her creativity extended to working in pastels. She attended the Evangelical Wesleyan Church in Keymar.

Surviving are children and spouses Elaine Marie and Bob Adkins, of Westminster, Carole Lynn and Richard Barocca, of Yardley, Pa., Bruce S. and Carolyn Tibbetts, and Robert S. Tibbetts, all of Hanover, Pa.; grandchildren Linda Adkins, Rebecca Albaugh, Erin Barocca and Michael Barocca; and great-grandchildren Cheyenne Albaugh, Amber Albaugh, Megan Wolfe Cook, Daniel Wolfe and Kristian Wolfe.

She was predeceased by sisters Leona Grier, Helen Hubbard, and Irene Mitchell; and brothers Julius Egry Jr., Victor Egry, and Charles Egry.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service, 10:30 am Friday, Brethren Home Community, Nicarry Meeting House, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, with the Rev. Linda S. Titzell officiating. Private interment will be at the Meadow Branch Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Westminster.

Arrangements are by Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel in Westminster.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Keymar Evangelical Wesleyan Church, 1011 Francis Scott Key Highway, P.O. Box 26, Keymar, MD 21757; or to the Good Samaritan Fund, Brethren Home Community, 2990 Carlisle Pike, P.O. Box 128, New Oxford, PA 17350.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Nov. 28, 2013
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