Alice Larson Schroeder, 84, a resident of Brethren Village, died Wednesday evening, March 9, 2016 at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy.
At the time of her death Alice was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, the Rev. Charles A. Schroeder. As the wife of a pastor she was fully engaged in the work of the churches her husband served.
She was trained in bookkeeping and accounting and worked for Simon Lever for a short time before her retirement. She worked for Red Rose Transit Authority for 19 years and began her career at Alden Lumber Mill, Alden, NY.
She attended Maryville College; Maryville, TN. Born in Athens, TN, she was the daughter of the late Bertram M. and Lucille Johnson Larson. She was the last sibling of a family of five children. All have preceded her in death.
Surviving her are a son, Timothy C., married to Linda Ruoss Schroeder of Manheim; a daughter, Linda K., married to Russell A. Payne of Lititz; two grandchildren, Matthew R., married to Lindsey Rossman Snavely and Jayme Snavely; and two great-grandchildren, McKenna and Emerson Snavely. She was predeceased by her siblings: Margaret Angel, Frances Abel, Bertram M. Larson, and Rev. Robert A. Larson.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service in the Chapel of Brethren Village, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA
on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Chaplain Mark Tedford officiating. Friends may call at chapel on the same date from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Interment in the Memorial Gardens of Highland Presbyterian Church will take place at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Alice’s memory would be appreciated by Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.