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Alverta J. Bobb

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Alverta J. Bobb, 78, of Carlisle, passed to eternal life on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at home with loving family by her side.  She was born on June 9, 1935, in West Chester, a daughter of the late Miles E. and Helen A. (Lowe) Copenhaver.

Alverta was a homemaker and had worked at the former Carlisle Shoe Co. for 10 years.  She was a faithful member of Carlisle First Church of The Brethren.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of more than 59 years, George C. Bobb, Sr., one son, George C. (Melissa) Bobb, Jr. of Carlisle, two daughters; Susan H. (Randy) Bobb - Kincade of Carlisle and Kathy M. (Donald) Ryan of Boiling Springs, two brothers; John Copenhaver of Sun City, Florida and Cyrus Copenhaver of Mobile, AL, two sisters; Tessie Shrawder of Carlisle and Shirley Copenhaver of St. Augustine, Florida, six grandchildren; George Bobb, III, Laci Wimer, Anthony, Elizabeth and Victoria Gehman and Jessica Ryan, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Alverta was predeceased by five brothers; Grant, Miles, Frank, Irvin and Clarence Copenhaver and three sisters; Betty Wright, Marian Bailey and Mary Hippensteel.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the Carlisle First Church of The Brethren, 1340 Forge Rd., Carlisle, with Pastors Jim and Marla Abe officiating.  Burial will be in Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery.  Viewings will be held at the church on Tuesday evening from 6 – 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to her church or to Celtic Healthcare, 220 Wilson Str., Ste. 100, Carlisle, PA. 

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 Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers to the family.
Connie (Grimes) Etter  
 My thoughts and prayers are with the Bobb family
Very sorry to hear of your loss.
 Nicole & Jeremy Coy
 To George & family of Alverta J. Bobb
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy and prayers. Alverta was a very special lady and friend and she will be missed very much. She's home, now with our loving GOD. George, were always here for you & your family. You moved across from my home almost 60 years ago. We had a lot of good times and memories.  We love you, George. Take care.

 Joanne & Jim Largent
George & Family,
Our deepest sympathy to all of you. You are in our thoughts & prayers.
Chet & Winnie Schlusser 
 I am so sorry for your loss. May GOD be with you.
 Brenda K McKee
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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