Alice E. Brouse, 86, of Mifflintown, passed away at 2:15 AM on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at her residence.
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Born on January 16, 1935 in Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY, she is the daughter of the late Arthur and Leora (Allen) Herendeen.
On July 24, 1954, she married her surviving husband, Henry E. Brouse with whom she was blessed to share almost 67 years of marriage.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Roger I. Brouse and his wife Dana of Ringtown, David A. Brouse and his wife Karen of Dillsburg, Ellen L. Depew and her husband Alvin of Fairfax, VA, Karen E. Stouffer and her husband Jonathan of Mifflintown; siblings, Margaret Hartsough of Canandaigua, NY, Richard Herendeen of Palmyra, NY, Nathan Herendeen and his wife Burniece of Gasport, NY, Stanley Herendeen and his wife Karen of Rochester, NY; eight grandchildren, Rachel Elgin, Matthew Brouse, A.J. Brouse, Nathan Brouse, Gregory Depew, Eric Depew, Daniel Stouffer, and Jason Stouffer. Also, she leaves behind thirteen great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers.
In 1952, she graduated from Victor High School of Victor, NY and she received her Associate Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY; and she attended the Pine Grove United Methodist Church, Oakland Mills.
Having a gift of artistry, she enjoyed sewing and also enjoyed camping and boating at Raystown, traveling with her husband to Alaska four times to visit family and also enjoyed traveling to Florida where they spent the winter months for many years; however, her greatest joy came from spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In earlier life, she served in various clerical positions, served as an Avon Representative, and retired from Brookline Manor as a CNA.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, July 22, 2021 from the Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 4633 Cuba Mills Road, Mifflintown with Pastor Parrish Munro officiating. Interment will follow in Union Memorial Garden, Mifflintown.
A viewing will be held from 6 – 8 PM, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Brouse’s memory may be made to the Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 4633 Cuba Mills Road, Mifflintown, PA 17059.