The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


November 23, 2012

Alice Minerva Vallies

JENNERSTOWN — VALLIES – Alice Minerva, 73, Jennerstown, died Nov. 22, 2012, at Somerset Hospital. Born Jan. 14, 1939, in Hollsopple, daughter of Robert Earl and Lizzie (Sala) Gindlesperger. Preceded in death by parents; son, Barry Berzonski; infant twin sons; and granddaughter, Amy Jo Trout. Survived by husband of six years, William S. Vallies; daughter, Cheryl (Don) Harteis; son, Brian Keith Berzonski, and friend, Linda; stepdaughter, Nancy White; and stepson, William Vallies. Also survived by grandchildren, Shawn Trout, and friend, Kelly; and LeeAnn (Keith) Shaw; stepgrandchildren, Crystal White and Sarah White; great-grandchildren, Cheyann Trout, Alison Trout, Kylie Shaw and Ryan Shaw; and a stepgreat-granddaughter. Sister of Sanford (Jean) Gindlesperger and Robert Earl (Dorothy) Gindlesperger. Also survived by former husband, Donald Berzonski. Member of Maple Spring Church of the Brethren. She was an avid NASCAR fan, football fan and crafter. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and enjoyed being with her family and pets. Family receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, where funeral service will be held at 11  a.m. Monday, Pastor William Wenger, officiating. Interment, Maple Spring Cemetery.

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