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Alice Peterpaul

July 22, 1939 — December 26, 2021

Alice Louise (Hooper) Peterpaul was born July 22, 1939 and passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 26, 2021, at the age of 82.  Born the daughter of Donald Julius Dodd Hooper and Veva Traver, Alice married Henry Joseph Peterpaul, Sr. on December 7, 1957, and together they shared 58 years of marriage until Henry’s passing on January 13, 2016.

Alice was raised in Athens, PA, and a graduate of Athens High School.  During her life in the Valley, Alice held different jobs. Her last and most memorable being at Fay’s Drug Store on Elmira St., Sayre, PA until she and Henry (Hank) retired to Orlando, FL.

Family was Alice’s greatest joy.  She loved to share her memories of her youth and family life with her children and grandchildren. She also took immense pride in her grandchildren’s achievements. She often volunteered at their activities and at their schools.

Alice was predeceased by her parents Donald and Veva Traver Hooper; her brother, Carlyle Hooper and his wife Carolyn; her sister, Veva (Hooper) Johnson; her eldest daughter, Karen (Peterpaul) Thompson; and her son-in law Robert “Bob” Smith.

Alice is survived by her brother, Donald Edward (Sharon) Hooper of Denver, CO.  Brother-in-laws Thomas (Joy) Button of Garner, NC; Donald Johnson of Sayre, PA; and sister-in-law Nancy (Bob) Moore of Sayre, PA.

Also survived by her children:  H. Joseph (Nancy) Peterpaul, Jr. of Orlando, FL; Michael (Gabriela) Peterpaul of West Melbourne, FL: Robin (Dan) Moore of North Orwell, PA; Suzanne (Mark) Simison of Orlando, FL; and son-in-law Kerry Thompson of Chiefland, FL.  7 Grandchildren Nicky (Scott) Bulizak; Daniel (Jessica) Peterpaul; Alia (Steven) Ansoategui; Thomas Simison; Katherine Simison, Arturo (Gabriela) Sandi, and Nicholas Peterpaul.  8 Great Grandchildren:  Aiden, Madalyn, Bellamy, Landon, Adelyn, Clark, Parker, and Matias.

Alice has nieces and nephews and other family members she dearly loved and held close to her heart.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022 – 11AM at CAREY HAND 2811 East Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806.  Those wishing to leave a sympathy message for Alice’s family may do so at

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army of Sayre, PA or the Spalding Memorial Library in Athens, PA.

Arrangements entrusted to CAREY HAND COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 2811 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, 32806.  407-898-2561

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home

2811 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL 32806

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