Alma P. Carnell, 89, of Saxton; passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at The Village at Morrison’s Cove. She was born on July 18, 1930 in Saxton, PA; a daughter of the late Clayton Carnell and Virginia P. (Carberry) Carnell. Alma was the last member of her immediate family.
She is survived by Ronald Carnell and family; John Smith and family; Rebecca Backer and family; Thomas Smith and family; Charlene Watkins and family; Debbie Carberry and family; Pat Carberry; Michael Stranger and family; George Stranger and family; Dennis Stranger and family and Kathy Flinchbaugh and family.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Edna Ruth Carnell and Karen and Connie who were raised in the family home.
Alma was a graduate of Saxton-Liberty High School Class of 1949 where she was part of the band flag guard. Upon graduation she worked as a switch board operator from 1951 until the company moved to Huntingdon in 1956. She then went on to work for Savadow’s Clothing as a sales associate for forty-three years until her retirement in 1998.
Ms. Carnell attended Living Hope Grace Brethren Church.
Friends and family will be received on Friday, August 2, 2019 from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service at the chapel.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, PA 16678 with Pastor Bill Hall officiating.
Burial will be held privately at Grandview Cemetery.
If friends so desire memorial contributions may be expressed in memory of Alma to the Living Hope Grace Brethren Church, 801 Main Street, Saxton, PA 16678.
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