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Alma J. Hertzler

January 5, 1925 — January 19, 2022

Mt. Pleasant Mills

Alma J. Hertzler, 97, Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA

Alma Jane Martin Swartzendruber Hertlzer passed away peacefully at home in the morning of Wednesday, January 19, 2022 after a time of declining health.

She was born in Lancaster Co. on January 5, 1925 to the late Paul G. and Eva W. (Witmer) Martin.

She married Marvin E. Swartzendruber on Sept.1, 1951. To this union were born Ruth C. of Reinholds, PA married to Paul G. Hollingshead; and Rosa J. Swartzendruber of Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA. Marvin died in 1992 after sharing 41 years of married life with Alma.

In November of 1999 Alma was married to Harry W. Hertzler who preceded her in death in June of 2017 at the age of 100.

Alma is survived by her two daughters, Ruth and Rosa and eight grandchildren and 21 great-grand-children.

She is also survived by 5 step-sons, Joseph of Cumberland, VA; John Paul of Fairpaly, SC; Daniel of Corvallis, MT; Michael of Meadville, PA; and Henry of Tahlequah, OK; and one step-daughter, Lois Ann married to Philp Danner of Hanover, PA; 47 step grandchildren, numerous step-great-grand-children and a few step-great-great-grandchildren.

Alma was preceded in death by three brothers; Paul C., Elvin, and Millard and one sister, Marla. She was the last surviving member of her family. She is survived by two sisters-in-law.

Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Bethel Mennonite Church, 1377 Martin Brothers Road, Mt. Pleasant Mills, where the funeral will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 10 am with the Bethel Mennonite Church Ministry officiating.

Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family would like to extend a note of special thanks to the Geisinger Home Health and Hospice especially to nurse Audrey.

Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.

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