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Alice (Campbell) Woodruff, 87


August 21, 2008


Alice (Campbell) Woodruff, 87, of 316 Sharp Ridge Road Danville PA went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at her residence surrounded by her loved ones and caregivers from Americare Home Care Services.  She lived on a farm all of her life and at her present residence since 1945.  She was born October 23 1920 in Rush Township Northumberland County Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Lorenzo and Mary Olive Cooke Campbell. 

Alice married the love of her life Lee Woodruff on April 12 1941 at Rushtown Methodist Church.  She attended the Center, a one room school, for eight years and graduated from Danville High School Class of 1939.  She actively served as class secretary from 1960 to 2007, organizing class reunions, sending newsletters and collecting for the Memorial Book Fund.  Alice was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church Mayberry Township Montour County.  She was an active member of the Adult Sunday School Class, Ladies Aide, Christie Circle and taught Sunday school for many years.

She served on the Montour County Extension Board for several terms, 4H Development and was a 4H Community Leader for 10 years. Alice was a former committee person for the Republican Party of Montour County.  She enjoyed crocheting, scrapbooking, reading, doing word find puzzles, playing games and playing the piano for her own enjoyment.  She especially liked game night at the neighborís house.   

Her husband Lee preceded her in death on November 2, 1997.  In addition to Lee, she was preceded in death by her son Allen Woodruff in 2002 and grandson Andrew Bird in 1986.  She was also preceded in death by three brothers: Robert, J. Lester and Lorenzo Campbell and two sisters: Dora Rothermel and Margaret Titley.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. 

Surviving are her four children one son Richard Woodruff and his wife Betty of Danville PA and three daughters: Mary Alice Dumbauld and her husband Kenneth of Harrisburg PA, Norma Bird and her husband David of Catawissa PA and Mildred Grose and her husband Gary of Liverpool PA.  She is also survived by daughter-in-law Mary Woodruff of Catawissa PA and Kaylee.  Also survived are grandchildren:  Brian Bird and wife Kellie; Dean Woodruff and wife Debra; Debra Shuman and husband Richard; Daniel and Susan Dumbauld; Michael Woodruff and wife Karen; and Kimberly, Tracy and Mark Grose.  She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Jason, Brittany and Trenton Bird; Jason and Lindsey Showers and her fiancť Steve McAnnaney; Steven and Courtney Shuman and Kate and Hunter Woodruff. 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday August 26 2008 at 11:00 AM at St. Johnís Lutheran Church 29 High Road Mayberry Township Danville PA with the Reverend Christoph Teille officiating. Friends will be received at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of the service.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will provide flowers.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johnís Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund or WPGM Radio Station PO Box 236 Danville PA 17821.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA.  www.visneski.com


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