Alice S. Haldeman89, Manheim Central counselor, WWII second lieutenant

By on May 9, 2012

Alice S. Haldeman, 89, of Manheim, died peacefully Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at the Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim.

Born and raised in a farming family from Manor Township, she was the daughter of the late J. Stoner and Minnie Frey Seitz. She was the loving wife of Ross K. Haldeman, who died in May of 2003.

Alice worked as a registered nurse for Lancaster General Hospital, Manheim Central School District and Moravian Manor. She completed her post graduate education with a master’s degree in guidance and was a counselor for the Manheim Central School District. Alice served as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II in Europe. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Manheim, for 65 years. Alice volunteered many years of service at Moravian Manor and at the Nearly Nu Shop in Manheim. Alice enjoyed sewing and quilting, donating many of her pieces to charity. She was a self taught artist working with water color medium and was known for her detailed outdoor scenes.

Surviving is a son: Steven S. Haldeman, of Manheim; a daughter: Janice, wife of Arthur Bowen, of Hartville, Ohio; four grandchildren: Seth Haldeman, of Miami, Fla.; Sam Haldeman, of Nagoya, Japan; Matt Bowen, of Hartville, Ohio; Molly Bowen, of Hartville, Ohio; and a sister: Ruth, wife of Charles Keller, of Lititz.

Preceding her in death are four brothers and four sisters.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster. In lieu of flowers, kindly make a contribution in Alice’s memory to a favorite charity.

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