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Alverda Colflesh

Alverda Colflesh Obituary
Alverda Colflesh, 94, formerly of Level Green, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at her daughter Sandra's house in Kingston, Mass. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Ronald, as well as her parents, Henry and Grace Rugg; sister, Mary Colflesh; brother, Kenneth Rugg, and an infant son. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Barry), of Kingston, Mass., and her son, Rick (Ellen Chris), of Granville, W.Va.; four granddaughters, Sherree (Keith) Smith Williams, Sara (Joel) Ferguson, all of Plymouth, Mass., Kristin (Ty) Carter, of Rivesville, W.Va., and Karey Colflesh, of Granville, W.Va. She was the beloved great-grammy to Douglas Williams, Alexis and Avery Ferguson, all of Plymouth, Mass., and Cadence and Colton Carter, of Rivesville, W.Va., as well as many nieces and nephews. Alverda was a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Ursina, Pa., a member of the Norwin Church of the Nazarene, a member of the Senior Citizens in Level Green until she moved to Massachusetts in 2013, and an auxiliary member of the 736 Tank Battalion. Alverda was an avid gardener, cook and baker. For many years, Alverda and her husband, Ronald, enjoyed going to the 736 Tank Battalion Reunions. They traveled widely around the country and enjoyed reuniting with old friends. Alverda will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the JAMES W. SHIRLEY FUNERAL HOME, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon. Additional viewing will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in the Norwin Church of the Nazarene. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Nate Patnode officiating. Interment will be in Kingwood Cemetery, Somerset.
Published in Penn Trafford Star from Dec. 28, 2017 to Jan. 4, 2018
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