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Alvarette E. Owens

1925 - 2020
Alvarette E. Owens Obituary

Alvarette E. Owens, 95, of South Tulpehocken Street, Pine Grove, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Providence Place, Pine Grove.

Born May 5, 1925, in Heckscherville, she was a daughter of the late William and Sally Starr Leininger.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Pine Grove, where she was very involved in various church groups and activities. She was especially fond of the many years she served with the Ladies Goodwill Class and was often in charge of cooking for church functions and banquets.

Her hobbies included knitting, oil painting and drawing and cooking. She played with the Senior Citizens' kitchen band. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Edward, and loved spending time with her family.

Alvarette was a seamstress for the former Canoe Manufacturing Co., Pine Grove.

Preceding her in death were here husband of 70 years, Edward E. Owens Sr.; a son-in-law, Dan Bradley; six brothers, William, Charles, Earl, Theodore, Robert, and her twin, Albert Leininger.

Surviving are her daughter, Sheila Bradley, of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; two sons, Edward Jr. and wife, Frances Owens, of Milton, Del., and Brent Owens, of Pine Grove; four grandchildren, Kelly Owens, Kerri Owens and husband, John Fortunato, Pam Owens and Scott Bradley and wife, Deborah; four great-grandchildren, Alex, Robby, Kristen and Tomas; one great-great-granddaughter, Makenna; nieces and nephews.

There will be a viewing from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove. Graveside services and interment will be held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at the convenience of the family with Dr. Ira Lydic officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 68, Pine Grove, PA 17963, in her memory. You may send condolences online at www.hlsnyderfuneralhome.com.

Published in Republican & Herald from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2020
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