Mrs. Alva P. Kelso, 84, of Hollidaysburg, the widow of the Rev. Loyal Kelso died Friday, September 9, 2016 at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home.
Mrs. Kelso was born in Sharpsburg on Tuesday August 30, 1932, the daughter of the late Robert and Bertha (Marondie) Patterson. On November 21, 1952, she married Rev. Kelso. He preceded her in death on December 18, 2015.
She is survived by daughter LuAnn (James) Boyd, Clarksville; son Mark W. (Marilyn Calderone) Kelso, Cumberland, MD; son Michael A. (Brandi J. Drenning) Kelso, Schellsburg; and sisters Elizabeth Wellons and Lu Baxter, both of Ohio. Alva is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sisters, Florence Hood, Eleanor Hamilton, Ruth Luciani and Roberta Marshall, and by a brother Robert Patterson.
Alva was a homemaker and affiliated with the Manns Choice Church of God. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, sister & aunt and she will be greatly missed.
A funeral Service was scheduled at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home in Schellsburg on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 with Rev. Richard Whetstone officiating. Interment was at Hyndman Cemetery.