Alice E. Valentine Huyck, 80, of Laceyville, PA, passed away at her home Saturday morning, Dec. 21, 2013 after a short illness.
Born on Feb. 24, 1933 in Meshoppen, PA, she was the daughter of the late Arthur P. and Merre Martin Valentine.
She was a graduate of Laceyville High School with the class of 1951. She furthered her education by attending Antone School of Beauty Culture.
Alice worked for Blue Ridge Cable from 1973 until she retired in 1991 as an office manager.
She was a member of the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. She loved to spend time with all of her family.
Alice is survived by her son, Kevin Huyck and his wife, Margaret “Peg” of Laceyville; her daughters, Heidi Shaw and her husband, Robert of Seaford, DE, Bonnie LaFrance and her husband, David of Newville, PA, and Diana Havard and her husband, Edward of Laceyville; her grandchildren, Ryan Shaw, Rebecca Shaw, Deanna LaFrance, Tricia LaFrance, Daniel and Christine LaFrance, Adrienne LaFrance, Danielle and Chad Ruhf, Erica and Lanny Hotaling, Bryan and Nicole Huyck, Katie Havard, James Havard and Nicholas Havard; her great-grandchildren, Ben Ruhf, Bailey Ruhf and Landon Hotaling; her brothers, Roger Valentine and his wife, Helen of Laceyville and Kenneth Valentine, I and his wife, Mary of Forkston; her sisters, Janet M. Kovarik of Johnson City, NY, and Joyce M. Blanchard of Fort Lauderdale, FL, as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, whom she married on June 26, 1954, Walter Thomas Huyck (Aug. 17, 2011) and her brother, David Valentine.
Private funeral services will be held at the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville, with Rev. Thomas Davis of the Braintrim Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the North Flat Cemetery in Laceyville.
Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Alice’s name to the Braintrim Baptist Church, PO Box 281, Laceyville, PA 18623.