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Alice Elizabeth Forker

December 1, 1926 — November 19, 2021

Three Springs

Alice Elizabeth Forker

Forker, Alice Elizabeth (McCoy), 94, Three Springs, went to her Heavenly home on November 19, 2021, at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. Born December 1, 1926, Three Springs, daughter of the late John H. and Lucy (Baith) McCoy. Alice was the second of 10 children. Preceded in death by husband, Asher H. Forker; grandparents, Benjamin and Clara (Long) Baith; parents; siblings, Edith Miller; Esther Barnes; John F. McCoy; James McCoy; Millie McCoy; and Carl E. McCoy. Survived by children, Susan D. (Forker) Schoblocher and husband, Thomas; David J. Forker and wife, Julie; 6 grandchildren, Sam, Sean, Alicia, David, Alex, and Summer; 9 great-grandchidlren, Athena, Natashia, Marlo, David III, Jacob, Henry, Delaney, Piper and Lucy; siblings, Dorothy Farst, Lebanon; Majorie Miller, Orbisonia; Harry C. McCoy, Audubon NJ. Alice spent her teen years in McElevy’s Fort assisting Frank and Mary Tussey. She graduated from Stone Mountain High School in McAlevy’s Fort as Valedictorian. After high school Alice moved to New Jersey with family and worked at Bell Telephone Co. working an overseas line for soldiers during WWII. Alice enjoyed helping family and friends with projects and was very skilled and handy. She married Asher H. Forker on October 5, 1946. Alice helped build and maintain their new home. She enjoyed gardening, reading historical fiction, stereos, video equipment and economics. Alice was known to give sound financial advice to family and friends. She was happy during gatherings and opened her home to family and friends often. Alice liked meeting new people and loved a good conversation. She formed and organized family reunions and looked forward to them every year. Most of all Alice enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date—one in New Jersey and one in Pennsylvania with a graveside service to follow. Memorial contributions may be made in Alice’s honor to a cause or charity of your choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com.

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