Alverta Goetz obituary 1925~2022


Alverta Goetz, 97, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

Alverta Goetz
Alverta Goetz

Born April 20, 1925 in Lemoyne, PA the daughter of the late Jesse and Kathryn (Biesecker) Landis.

She graduated from Gettysburg High School in 1943.

Alverta married Robert K. Goetz in 1946 and she had three children.

She was employed at Letterkenny Army Depot, Grants and Nichols department stores for several years before retiring.

Like much of her family she enjoyed the outdoors, picnicking, and camping. She also enjoyed spending time in Potter County.

She is survived by her children, Becky Williams and Robert Goetz, Jr. Grandchildren, Dawn Williams, Robert Goetz, III and his wife Shannon, Matthew Williams and his wife Tina, Michael Williams and April Suarez Jones, Amy Williams and Chris Herman. Great grandchildren, Zander Goetz, Katie Goetz, Makayla Phillips, Hunter Williams, and Hailey Williams.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Goetz, daughter, Holly Ann, and siblings, Betty Shultz, Phyllis Ernst, Jesse Landis, Jr., Donald Landis, Frederick Landis, Nancy Luckenbaugh, and Carole Brasee.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Mountain Top Ministries, 200 Church Rd., Orrtanna, PA with Pastor Kenneth Reid officiating.

Burial will be in the Flohr’s Cemetery, McKnightstown, PA.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday afternoon at the church.

The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at the funeral home’s website.

Serving as pallbearers will be Robert Goetz, III, Matthew Williams, Michael Williams, Zander Goetz, Hunter Williams, and Chris Herman.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made in memory of Alverta Goetz to the charity of your choice.