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Alice Blackburn

March 25, 1936 — August 16, 2013

P. Dean Homer Funeral Home J. Jeffrey Homer, Supervisor 1 Grovedale Lane Wyalusing, Pennsylvania 18853 Tel 570 746-1444 Fax 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY Mrs. Alice Blackburn, age 77, of New Era, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013 at her home with her loving family at her side. Alice was born in Fallsington, PA, on March 25, 1936, a daughter of the late Joseph J. and Helen Bux Beffert. She graduated from the Bristol High School a member of the class of 1955. She married Edward C Blackburn of Bensalem, PA, on September 10, 1955, last fall they celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. Alice was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Dushore, PA. Alice loved spending time with her family and friends. She was an avid bingo player frequenting the bingo halls in the New Albany Fire Co, and Black Walnut Legion. Alice liked reading, gardening, and visiting casinos’, her favorites being Showboat in Atlantic City and Parx in Bensalem, PA. Surviving: Spouse: Edward C. Blackburn Sr. at home Sons and daughter-in-laws: Edward C. (Mary) Blackburn Jr. Nescopeck, PA Joseph M (Sandy) Blackburn Levittown, PA Steven F (Kelly) Blackburn Freeland, Pa Daughter: Kathleen M Blackburn New Albany, PA Susan A (Michael) Wallover Levittown, PA Daughter-in-law: Nancy Blackburn Lansdale, PA Four brothers: Joseph (Betty) Beffert Venice, FL Ronald Beffert Youngstown, PA William Beffert Levittown, PA Arthur Beffert Youngstown, PA Sister: Barbara Asta Chalfont, PA Numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son Ronald A Blackburn, brother and sister-in-law James and Nancy Beffert; two sisters and brother-in-laws: Josephine and Walter Blackburn, and Dorothy and Robert Litz, two brother-in-laws Richard D. Blackburn and Benjamin Asta, and two sister-in-laws Gayle Beffert and Lisa Beffert. Friends may call on Monday, August 19, 2013, from 6:00 PM to 8:00PM at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Guthrie Hospice, 421 Tomahawk Rd, Towanda, PA 18848 To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Alice Blackburn, please visit our flower store.


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