Abbie Gerhart Posey Alexander

  • Birth 16 Jan 1888 Steelton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 17 Apr 1970 Akron, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Garden of Four Gospels, Lot 265D
  • Memorial ID 92773842

Mrs. Alexander Succumbs At 82
Mrs. Abbie Posey Alexander, 82, a guest at the Maple Farm Nursing Home, Akron, for six years, died Friday at 2 a.m. at the home.
Widow of William E. Alexander Sr., president of the Lancaster County National Bank, who died in March, 1965.
Born in Steelton, a daughter of the late Henry G. and Annie Gerhart Posey.
Attended the New England Conservatory of Music.
Taught music in Beaver and Midland, Pa.
An accomplished contralto soloist, she sang with many church choirs and choral groups.
Active in local community affairs, and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ; the Iris Club; and the WCTU.
Surviving are two children, Grace, wife of Robert Drummond, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and William E. Alexander Jr., Lancaster; five grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Grace Hoffsommer, New York City; a brother, Henry G. Posey, Auburn, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
(the preceding is extracted from an obituary at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, unknown newspaper.)


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Gravesite Details Cemetery staff tells me there is a tomstone for William and Abbie.

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  • Created by: Kay Arnold
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92773842
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abbie Gerhart Posey Alexander (16 Jan 1888–17 Apr 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92773842, citing Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kay Arnold (contributor 46800458) .