A. Arlene Bollinger, 95, Howard Johnson cook

By on October 3, 2012

A. Arlene Bollinger, 95, of Mifflinburg, formerly of Schoeneck, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 at Evangelical Hospital, Lewisburg.

She was born in East Earl Township to the late Charles and Carrie (Zerbe) Becker and was the widow of Rufus E. Bollinger, who died in December, 1993.

Arlene was a member of Mellingers Lutheran Church and had attended the Cowen Trinity Lutheran Church, Cowen. She was also a former member of the Schoeneck Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. For many years, Arlene worked as a short order cook at Howard Johnson in Denver.

She is survived by her sons: Robert L., husband of Verna R. (Krimes) Bollinger, of Mifflinburg; Clifford E., husband of Frances Bollinger, of Denver; H. Sidney, husband of Barbara (Meckley) Bollinger, of Mifflinburg; and John C. Bollinger, of Key West, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son: Richard Bollinger; and a grandson: Michael Bollinger.

A funeral service was held Sept. 27 at the Mellingers Lutheran Church, Stevens, with Rev. Timothy Craven officiating. Burial took place in the Mellingers Union Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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