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Alvin H. Henderson

Jan 13, 2015

Alvin H. Henderson, 89, of Susquehanna Township, passed away Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Rose View Center. He was born July 23, 1925, in Hughesville, a son of Robert W. and Eva M. Bussler Henderson.

Alvin retired as a tool and die maker for Springs, formerly Carey McFall. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the Navy from 1942 to 1946, and then in the Coast Guard from 1947 to 1949. Alvin was a graduate of the former Williamsport Technical Institute and coached Newberry Little League, West End League (Newberry) and the South Williamsport American Legion Baseball. He was a 65-year member of Messiah Lutheran Church where he served as a Councilman, was on the Property Committee, and was an usher.

He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Frederick.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, the former Pauline M. Reigle; sons, Robert (Jane) Henderson, of Souix City, Iowa and Thomas (Jan) Henderson, of Williamsport; daughter, Mary Ann Henderson, Kirk DeMadaler, of Warrenton, Va.; and nine grandchildren.

The funeral service was held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at the Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad St., Montoursville, with the Rev. Joshua L. Reinsburrow officiating. Interment followed in Twin Hills Memorial Park. Friends were received Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.