|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1917|
|Death: ||Aug. 29, 2012|
Alma G. (Book) Crider, 95, of Hershey, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012, in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center.
Born in Thomas, OK on March 28, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Nettie (Frymire) Book.
Alma retired from the Milton Hershey School where she worked in the prep room. She was also previously employed by the Derry Township School District and the former Hesteco Dress & Sportswear Manufacturing Company, Hummelstown. She was a graduate of the Jabbock Bible School, Thomas, OK. Alma was a member of the former Hummelstown Brethren in Christ Church where she was a Sunday School secretary and very involved in women's fellowship. She was also a member of the Sojourners Club of Hershey. Alma enjoyed gardening, traveling, and doing handwork.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Cecil B. Crider; a brother, Glen Book; and a sister, Lila Brubaker.
Alma is survived by a son, Harold R. Crider husband of Linda M. of Souderton; a daughter, Ruth E. Crider of Hershey; three grandchildren, Dean C. Crider husband of Shirlianne T. of Barto, Lisa L. Smith wife of Gary of Mullica Hill, NJ; and Deanna R. Weidler wife of Stewart of Lansdale; and six great grandchildren.
A celebration of Alma's life will be held Saturday, September 1, 2012, at 3 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown. Officiating will be her pastor, The Rev. Bryan O. Hoke, of The Bridge Church, Hummelstown. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at the convenience of the family. Friends will be received for a visitation in the funeral home on Saturday from 2 PM until time of the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Brethren in Christ World Missions, P.O. Box 390, Grantham, PA 17027-0390.
Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com.
Published in Patriot-News on August 31, 2012
David Earl Book (1894 - 1943)
Nettie Leona Frymire Book (1895 - 1962)
Glen Lesley Book (1915 - 1992)*
Alma G. Book Crider (1917 - 2012)
Lila F Book Brubaker (1918 - 1994)*
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Created by: Bill Corl
Record added: Aug 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96300866
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