Cleta Retta (Everhart) Ahalt

Born: Thu., Feb. 22, 1917
Died: Tue., Jan. 29, 2013


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 01, 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 01, 2013
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 02, 2013
Location: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church


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Mrs. Cleta Retta Everhart Ahalt, 95, Middletown, died Tuesday January 29, 2013 at Glady Valley Nursing Center, Walkersville.  She was the wife of Dorsey Y. Ahalt who died October 13, 1995. They were married on September 29, 1938.
Born in Petersville, February 22, 1917 she was a daughter of the late Roy E. and Ruth Pfieffer Everhart.
She graduated from Brunswick High School Class of 1933 ; she along with her husband farmed in Middletown Valley until April 1967. She then worked for Frederick County Public Schools for 25 years in the cafeteria until her retirement.
She was a devoted member of Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown; taught Sunday school for many years  and spent many hours preparing meals for church functions.
She is survived by:
4 sons - Larry Young Ahalt and wife Nancy - Frederick; Rudell  Eugene Ahalt and wife Jo - Keedysville; Wayne Talbot Ahalt and wife Connie - Jefferson; Cletus Monroe "Monty" Ahalt and wife Brenda - Middletown;
7 grandchildren - Susan K. Chase, Ralph N. Marsden, Bradley W. Ahalt, Brooks A. Ahalt, Dell J. Ahalt, Tara L. Fogle, Beth A. Ahalt
15 Great-Grandchildren - Vincent Chase, Lauren Clark, Chelsea Marsden, Taylor Marsden, Laura Gotholm, Brett Ahalt, Cole Ahalt, Zeb Ahalt, Luke Ahalt, Caden Ahalt, Isla Ahalt, Logan Whims, Bradon Ahalt, Elizabeth Fogle, Jacob Fogle.
4 Great-great-grandchildren - Gabriel Chase, Liam Chase, Lillian Clark, Ely Clark
1 sister - Clara Jean Axline - Middletown
1 sister-in-law - Adrienne Rhoderick - Middletown
She was predeceased by a sister Celeste Hildebrand and many brothers -in-law and sisters-in-law.
She is also remembered by a special cousin Alma Lakin and her husband Henry Jr - Jefferson along with many nieces and nephews from both sides of the family.  Also surviving are close friends Mary Catherine Gordon, Card Club members and many others too numerous to mention.
The family will receive friends on Friday February 1 at the chapel at Zion Lutheran Church, 107 W. Main St., Middletown from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM.  Funeral services will be held 11 AM on Saturday February 2 from the church. Rev. Dr. Kathy Vitalis Hoffman will officiate. Interment will be made in Zion Lutheran cemetery, Middletown.
In lieu of flowers memorial contrbutions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown, is in charge of arrangements.

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Jeff and Krista Fox
   Posted Wed January 30, 2013
To the Ahalt family...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time in your lives of losing your loved one. My GOD bless and walk a long side of you all.

Jeff and Krista Fox

Jack and Gerry Boglitsch
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
Our very deepest sympathy . We are out of state, but our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Dave and Gloria Grove
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Smith
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Ahalt - she was a very special person. Mrs. Ahalt was a special friend to my mother, Margaret Schroyer. I know Mom is welcoming Mrs. Ahalt in heaven along with all her family and friends. I bet there is a card game taking place right now!! Mrs. Ahalt made me red velvet birthday cakes - her cakes were the best ever!! My thoughts and prayers will be with the family. I hope your wonderful memories will help to ease your loss and sorrow.

Paul & Mary Rhoderick
   Posted Fri February 01, 2013
To the Ahalt family - may you cherish the memories and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Paul & Mary Rhoderick

Robert & Nancy Bowlus
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
To the Ahalt family,
Sorry to to have read about the passing of your mother. She lived a long, happy and rewarding life. Bob & she were second cousins in the Pfeifer family lineage. We both extend to you our deepest sympathies and the best of thoughts.

Nancy and Gil Stroup
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
Please know that we are thinking and praying for all of you at this time. We remember our time sitting near your Mother in Church. She was a wonderful lady and will always be remembered.

Dian Nelson
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
I am praying for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Ahalt, whose company I enjoyed one Christmas morning at Wayne and Connie's home...and for the family and loved ones who will miss her.

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