Alice J. Atherholt, 71, Selinsgrove |

Alice J. (Menendez) Atherholt, 71, of Selinsgrove died on Saturday, November 20 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born on August 19, 1950 in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Vincent and Mary (Sterba) Menendez. On May 27, 1972, she married Gary W. Atherholt Sr., who survives. Alice’s death breaks a 49-year-old marital union.

Alice graduated in 1968 from Coughlin High School, then earned an associate’s degree in computer programming at Wilkes-Barre Vocational College.

She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Selinsgrove.

She worked in accounting at Wagner, Dreese, Elsasser & Associates in Selinsgrove.

Alice loved to read and watch the Hallmark Channel. She enjoyed watching the Jesse band play, taking field trips, vacationing in Florida, cooking for her family vacation, video poker, and trips to the casino with her boochie money. She loved family reunions and parties. Alice also loved spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Gary, survives a daughter and son-in-law, Stacey and Dale Martin of Selinsgrove; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary Jr. and Allison Atherholt of Colorado; John and Erica DelValle whom she raised as her own son; four grandchildren, Amelia Atherholt, Maddie Martin, Nora and Chase DelValle; one brother, Vince Menendez; a sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Bob Jones of Wilkes-Barre; many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Manuel Menendez; one sister, Christina Menendez; two sisters-in-law, Diane Menendez and Christine Menendez.

Family and friends will be received from 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 24 at VL Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove followed by noon funeral service with Chaplain Felicia O’Brien officiating.

Interment will be in Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.


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