Alice MurrayAlice C. Murray, 86, of 108 Lovers Lane, Kersey, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her residence.

She was born December 11, 1929, in Kersey, daughter of the late Clyde and Caroline Anzinger Mosier. She was a lifelong resident of Kersey and was a graduate of Kersey High School, Class of 1947.  She was a retired employee of Sylvania, where she had worked for over 30 years.

On October 16, 1948, in the St. Boniface Church, she married Ambrose B. Murray, who preceded her in death in 2002.

Alice is survived by two daughters, Mary Lee Mertz and her husband Gary of St. Marys and Teresa Murray of St. Marys; three sons, Michael Murray and his wife Connie of Summerville, SC, Terry Murray of St. Marys, and Tim Murray of Kersey; seven grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Fay Feldbauer; a sister, Marie Micale; and a brother, Charles Mosier. She was the last member of her immediate family.

Alice was a member of the St. Boniface Church. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, and she loved her puppy, Hairy.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services to be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday, May 2, 2016, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Ross Miceli officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the St. Boniface Church, 355 Main Street, Kersey, PA 15857.

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Virginia HerzingVirginia P. Herzing, 91, of 185 Center Street, Elk Towers, and formerly of Hall Avenue, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016, at Pinecrest Manor, after a brief illness.

She was born September 21, 1924, in Metter, GA, daughter of the late Preston and Esther McGowan Lanier. She was a graduate of Metter High School and had resided in St. Marys since 1945.  She was a retired employee of Quality Components, where she had worked for 40 years.

On August 28, 1945, in Savannah, GA, she married Aurelius J. “Brod” Herzing, who preceded her in death on December 4, 2001.

She is survived by a daughter, Judy Wolfel and her husband Richard of St. Marys; four sons, Daniel L. Herzing and his wife Sue of St. Marys, Michael J. Herzing and his wife Lynn of St. Marys, Richard A. and his wife Ann of St. Marys, and Timothy D. Herzing and his wife Shelly of Harrisburg; 14 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; one great great grandson; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David in infancy; a great grandson, Adam Wolfel; and by four sisters, Beaulah Sapp, Blanche Parmham Hux, Georgia White, and Cleon Williams.

Virginia was a member of the Queen of the World Church, the Rosary Altar Society, and the Catholic Daughters of America. She served as a den mother for Cub Scouts and she enjoyed knitting, sewing, playing cards, and she loved being with her family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 11:30 AM, with the Rev. Richard Allen, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday, April 25, 2016, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857.

 

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