Alice M. Shultz, 83, of Rush Township PA passed away peacefully on May 26, 2022, at her residence. She was born February 5, 1939, in Shamokin PA, the daughter of the late Joseph E. and Gertrude A. Paul.
She graduated from Danville High School in 1957.
She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 65 years, Orville V. Shultz. They were married February 23, 1957.
Alice was a devoted wife and homemaker who nurtured and supported her family and will be deeply missed by them all.
Alice loved her Lord and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Danville where she served as Deaconess, Sunday School teacher and Craft Coordinator for Vacation Bible School. She was Chairman of the Danville Christian Women’s Club and later served as the Area Representative for Stonecroft Ministries in the Pottsville and Shamokin areas. Alice also enjoyed being involved in Friendship Bible Coffees.
She had a passion for crafts, many of which were used to delight and offer encouragement, comfort and love. She cherished the time that she babysat her grandchildren which was her greatest joy. Alice will be remembered for her determination, her selfless personality and her kindness to many. She had a unique and special gift to make those around her feel welcomed and loved.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons: Donald E. Shultz and his wife Diane of Danville PA and David A. Shultz of Danville PA and two daughters: Wanda L. Krum and her husband Robert of Danville PA and Carole A. Kling and her husband Andrew of Lewisburg PA. Also surviving are seven grandchildren: Nikki, Lisa, Adam, Kristian, Taylor, Morgan and Kelsey and four great-grandchildren: Cheyenne, Olivia, Daphne and Harper. She is also survived by one brother, Marlin A. Paul and his wife Diane and two sisters: Larue Huntington and Phyllis Young and her husband Mike.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jean Alice Adams on February 6, 2022, and two brothers: Richard and Edward Paul.
A Celebration of Alice’s life will be held on Tuesday evening, May 31, 2022, at 7:00 PM at First Baptist Church of Danville PA 12 Brookside Drive (off 642 East) with her pastor, the Reverend Dawes J. Dunham officiating. Friends will be received from 5:30 PM until 6:45 PM at the church. Burial will be private in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery Danville PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International 490 Queen Street Northumberland PA 17857 or Christian Farmer’s Outreach, Inc. PO Box 136 Hampstead Maryland 21074.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc.42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.