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Alice (Metzger) Moltz

August 5, 1936 ~ August 9, 2019 (age 83)

 

Alice Metzger Moltz, 83, of Williamsport died Friday, August 9, 2019 at her residence.

Born August 5, 1936 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Ruth Williams Metzger.

Alice was a 1954 graduate of Williamsport High School and was a graduate of Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital School of Nursing. She was an oncologic nurse at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia and eventually retired from the Williamsport Hospital.

In 1968, Alice was the first woman elected president of the Lycoming County Chapter of the American Cancer Society. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon. Alice enjoyed gardening, bird watching and flower preservation. Alice especially enjoyed being with children and was welcoming to all who came to the door. Alice was truthful, and not afraid to speak her thoughts. She was even willing to share being a breast cancer survivor and her 12-year struggle with dementia. Alice and her husband Frank’s lifelong devotion to one another was inspiring to all who witnessed it. 

Surviving Alice is her husband of 62 years, Frank A. Moltz; her children, Mercia Moltz Schorn of Round Rock, TX and Frank A. "Brick" Moltz III (Laura D. Russell) of Warner, NH; five grandchildren, Aaron Schorn, (Sarah Schorn), Kelsey Schorn Mohan, (Ryan Mohan), Natalie Schorn, Cannon and John Moltz and two great grandchildren, Ale’a and Kainoa Schorn.

She was preceded in death by her siblings; Captain Robert L. Metzger, Ruth Ann Nolt, Marilyn Wesner and Mary Louise Davis.

A memorial service to honor the life of Alice will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, August 18 at Covenant- Central Presbyterian Church, 807 West Fourth Street, Williamsport with Rev. Elizabeth Affspraung and Rev. Sam Hwang officiating.

Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Wildwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Alice's name may be made to Covenant-Central Presbyterian Church.

 

 

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