Alma M. Perkins


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Alma M. Perkins, 84, formerly of Williamstown, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown.

Born in Williamstown, December 13, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Eliza Jane Leininger Fetterhoff.

Alma retired from the Reese's Factory, Hershey.

She was a member of the Williamstown United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star, Hershey.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Clyde Perkins in 2010; a brother, Joseph Fetterhoff and her dear granddaughter, Cassie Stern.

She is survived by a son, Col. H. Dewey Perkins (Retired) and his wife Lisa, Harrisburg; a daughter, Jane Perkins, Massachusetts; four grandchildren; Suzanne Hoffer and her husband Corey, Tara Sickler and her husband Jeremiah, Joseph Perkins and his wife Kerry and Matthew Stern and his friend Kaitlyn; four great grandchildren, Abbie and Megan Hoffer, Drew and Avery Rose Perkins; two sisters, Helen Charles and her husand John, Allice Billow and cousin Ronald Leininger; numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held Friday, Oct. 25 from Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with Rev. Gary George officiating. In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the Williamstown United Methodist Church, East Street, Tower City, PA 17980 or Masonic Home Hospice, One Masonic Dr., Elizabethtown, PA 17022.

Dimon Funeral Homes, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

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