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Marie Oldert Almond
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Birth: unknown
New Sharon
Mahaska County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 2012
Willow Street
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mrs. Marie Almond, age 97, went home to be with the LORD on November 22, 2012 at the Willow Valley Lakeside Retirement Community in Willow Street, Pennsylvania.

Born in New Sharon, Iowa, the eldest daughter of the late Carel and Bertha Oldert, she graduated from Nanuet High School near Pearl River, NY, and went on to attend Rider ­College and graduated from Trenton State College. Mrs. Almond was a member of Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Society, the National Education Association, the New Jersey Education ­Association, and Mercer County Retired Teachers Association. She taught first in Montclair, NJ, and then served as an educator in the Trenton Public School System, and for many years taught Business at Ewing High School where she ­pioneered the introduction of computer technology into the commercial high school curriculum.

Mrs. Almond was predeceased by her husband, Dr. John F. Almond. She is survived by two sons, John Robert and wife Connie of Wilmington, DE, and William Walter and wife Vivian of Crystal River, FL; sister, Louise Piske of Knoxville, TN; four grandchildren, Christie (Mrs. Darrell Negley) and John Bradford Almond, both of Wilmington, DE; Brian John Almond of Citrus Springs, FL; and William Andrew Almond of Crystal River, FL; as well as four great-grandchildren, Charis Negley, Felicity Paige Negley, Tristan Negley, and Ethan Almond.

Friends may call on Wednesday, November 28th, from 5-7 p.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE. A funeral service will be held the following day at 10 a.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church, 720 Marsh Rd., Wilmington, DE. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. at the Ewing Church Cemetery in Ewing, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made in Mrs. Almond's memory to Wilmington Christian School, 825 Loveville Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707 or to Mission to the World, PO Box 116284, Atlanta, GA 30368-6284.

[Lancaster Intelligencer Journal/New Era 11/25/2012] 
 
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  John F Almond (1915 - 1994)
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Church of Ewing Cemetery
Ewing
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Bruce Speck
Record added: Nov 25, 2012
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Marie <i>Oldert</i> Almond
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