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Alice E. Hofe, 86

MAY 13, 1927-AUG. 2, 2013

August 03, 2013

Alice Elizabeth Anderson Hofe, 86, of Big Pool, Md., passed peacefully at her home Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, surrounded by her family and caretaker.

Born May 13, 1927, in Williamsport, Md., she was the daughter of the late Samuel I. Anderson and Grace Mae Warrenfeltz Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde L. Hofe, in 2001.

Alice was a lifetime member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Williamsport, and served with Mary Martha Circle and the Altar Guild.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by a daughter, Betsy J. Mellott and husband, Don, of Big Pool; sister, Anna Mae Tressler of Hagerstown; brothers, William M. Anderson of Hagerstown and Charles E. Anderson of Williamsport; grandchildren, Robert Shirley and wife, Pam, Lynn Shirley and wife, Kim, all of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Jennifer Mellott and Jason VanDerBos of Big Pool; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Alice was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Shirley; and three sisters, Ruth Daub, Mary Deavers and Pauline Anderson.

Services will be Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. The Rev. Gregory Martin will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Williamsport.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, and Friday one hour before the service at the church. For the convenience of friends, you may visit the funeral home Thursday after noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bell Fund, 35 W. Potomac St., Williamsport, MD 21795; or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc. is privileged to serve the family.

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