Elizabeth Alexander passed away December 9th, 2020 at Grandview Health Home
in Danville, PA, where she had been a resident for the last 15 years.
Born Della Elizabeth Greap on November 11th, 1940, she was the daughter of
Dorothy May Greap.
married Mirl Butler Alexander on March 4th, 1961 at the EUB Church,
Danville, PA, with the Reverend Mark Herman officiating. She worked for
several local manufacturers in the area before she and Mirl settled in
Danville where she became a full-time homemaker after the birth of their son
Theodore in 1967.
very outgoing and loved the simple things in life. Family and friendship
were very important to her. Multiple health issues and the death of her
husband in 1993 made life difficult, but she always managed to see the
bright side of things and care about others.
years she had several pets and enjoyed watching and feeding her outdoor
animal friends. She never learned to drive but walked around town, striking
up conversations as she carried out her daily routine. She continued this
after becoming a resident of Grandview in 2005, following a health
emergency, and was well known there, interacting with both residents and
staff. Although recent years had slowed her down, early in her stay there
she was very active in social events, read the daily announcements over the
intercom and played bingo every Tuesday. She also participated in outings
for lunch, movies, trips to Knoebels, fairs and other local happenings. She
rarely missed The Price Is Right and was an avid Phillies fan, looking
forward to seeing a game while sporting her team hat or blanket.
to her husband, Della was preceded in death by her mother Dorothy;
step-father Melvin Kremser; five brothers: James Young, Nemo Foreman, Nelson
Foreman, Lester Foreman and Donald Foreman, and a sister, Irene Hummel. She
is survived by her son Theodore Alexander, his wife Judy, granddaughter
Jeana and grandson David, all of Danville. Also surviving are several nieces
ceremony will be held at Elan Memorial Park Cemetery, Bloomsburg, PA, at a
future date with arrangements under direction of the Visneski Funeral Home,
Danville, PA. Donations may be made in memory of Della to The American
Cancer Society, The Humane Society of the United States and World Wildlife
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