Alys E. Faulkiner

Alys E. Faulkiner, 90, of Laporte, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at the Highlands Care Center, Laporte.

Born April 3, 1922, in Muncy, she was a daughter of the late William J. and Martha M. Miller Beal. Her husband of 54 years, Arthur K. Faulkiner, preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2000.

Alys retired in 1981 from the Muncy Valley Hospital, after having worked there for over 15 years. She was a member of the Rock Run Church, Muncy Valley, a life member of both the Muncy VFW Post 3428 Ladies Auxiliary and Muncy Legion Post 268 Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed attending the Muncy Valley Senior Citizens.

Surviving are a son, William K. (Bev) Faulkiner of Laporte; two grandchildren, Steven A. (Joyce) Faulkiner of Muncy Valley and Tony L. (Melissa) Faulkiner of Eagles Mere; a great-grandson, Noah S. Faulkiner of Eagles Mere; and two nieces, Sharon (Charles) Hughes and Joan (Gale) Hartman, both of Hughesville.

In addition to her parents and husband, Alys was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn L. Faulkiner; and two sisters, Mildred Weaver and Clara Hess.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. James W. Bechtel officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hughesville. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to the Laporte Fire Company/ Ambulance, P.O. Box 31, Laporte, PA 18626, or Rock Run Church, P.O. Box 39, Muncy Valley, PA 17758.

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