SCHWERTFEGER, Alice (Cox), 91, of Follansbee, WV, passed on Thursday, December 13, 2012, at her home.
Alice was born on June 19, 1921 in Whitman, MA. She was the daughter of the late Hugh Sr. and Emma (Townsend) Cox.
Alice was a member of the Follansbee United Methodist Church, 550 Club, and the Women Bowling Association, Steubenville, OH. She was a homemaker, but worked for a few years with her late husband, Charles, at the State Farm Insurance Agency in Follansbee which they owned and operated.
In addition to her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Milford Schwertfeger on April 26, 2008.
Alice is survived by her three children, Cathy and David Schwertfeger of Follansbee, WV and Jason Schwertfeger of North Carolina, and a brother, Hugh Cox Jr. of Abington, MA.
Alice's family has requested cremation.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 1 p.m. until time of Memorial Service at 2 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV.
Inurnment will held at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Christian Center, 3012 Elm Street, Weirton, WV 26062 or R.E.A.C.H., Penn and Main Streets, of Follansbee, WV 26037.
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