Joy L. (Emery) Alderfer, age 69, wife of Edwin S. Alderfer, of Kauffman Rd., Lower Pottsgrove Twp., died Wednesday in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest.

Born in Birdsboro Pa. she was the daughter of the late J. Winfield and Hazel (Haslett) Emery.
She had worked at G.M.A.C. in Reading for a number of years and then later for the Pottstown School District business office.

She was a past member of both the PMMC  North Auxillary and Brookside Country Club. She enjoyed playing golf but also greatly enjoyed traveling with her husband and friends.

Surviving with her husband of 50 years is a step-son; Edwin R. Alderfer, of Upper Pottsgrove Twp., and a brother; Raymond Emery of Birdsboro.

Relatives and friends are invited to the funeral services on Tuesday Dec. 28, 2010, at 10:30 AM, at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin St. Pottstown, with the Rev. Dr. Donald B. Eisenhauer, officiating. Entombment will be in the Highland Memorial Park Mausoleum, Pottstown.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:15 AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to: Salvation Army, 137 King St., Pottstown, Pa. 19464.

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