|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1915|
|Death: ||Jun. 15, 2007|
Daily Local News, West Chester, Chester County, Pa
Alma M. Engle, formerly of Cochranville
Monday, June 18, 2007
Alma M. Engle, 91, of Garden Spot Village, New Holland, formerly of Cochranville, passed away at Garden Spot on Friday, June 15, 2007.
She was the wife of the late Irvin G. Engle who passed away in October 1984.
She was born in Atglen, daughter of the late William and Amanda Mast Smoker.
She was a member of Parkesburg Mennonite Church, where she was a member of the church sewing circle.
Alma, in the past, was a member of Downing Hills Mennonite of Downingtown, where she assisted her husband in ministry. She enjoyed volunteering for MCC and quilting.
Surviving are three children, LeAnne E., wife of H. Lynn Jamison of New Holland, Eleanor A., wife of Carl M. Horst of Gap; I. Glen, husband of Eileen Stoltzfus Engle of Cochranville; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Anna, wife of Aaron Kauffman of Morgantown, and Ruth Smoker of Atglen.
She was preceded in death by a son, William Engle, husband of Miriam Horst Engle of Iowa; two sisters, Sarah Kauffman and Esther Glick; and one brother, David Smoker.
Funeral services will take place at the Chapel at Garden Spot Village, 433 South Kinzer Ave., New Holland, at 7 tonight with a viewing from 5:30 p.m. until time of service. Pastors Nathan Brunk, Harold Reed and David Gehman will officiate.
Interment will be private in Millwood Mennonite Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Benevolence Fund at Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, PA 17557, or to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.
Arrangements by the Shivery Funeral Home, Christiana and Paradise.
William Chester Smoker (1889 - 1965)
Amanda S. Mast Smoker (1892 - 1983)
Anna M Smoker Kauffman (____ - 2012)*
Alma M Smoker Engle (1915 - 2007)
Sarah L Smoker Kauffman (1917 - 2000)*
Esther S Kauffman (1919 - 2002)*
David M Smoker (1922 - 1946)*
Millwood Mennonite Cemetery
Created by: Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett
Record added: Sep 30, 2008
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