Alvin “Alvie” Lee Korns, age 65, of Hagerstown, passed away peacefully at his home into the arms of his Lord as he was promised by God’s word on Saturday July 9, 2011. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Cumberland, Md., growing up in Hyndman, Pa., he was the son of the late Allen Lester and Gladys Edna Bittner Korns.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a 1964 graduate of Meyersdale (Pa.) High School.
He was an avid skier and outdoorsman.
He was a very active member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport, where he served in various capacities throughout his membership.
He was employed with Alarm Security Group LLC as a project manager in Beltsville, Md.
He is survived by his loving wife, Roberta “Bobbie” E. Goughenour Korns of Hagerstown; two stepdaughters, Michele Fundanish (Brian) of Gettysburg, Pa., and Christie Taylor of West Lebanon, N.H.; two stepsons, Joe Hamilton (Dawn) and Jeff Hamilton, both of Hagerstown; sister, Estalene Dietle of Pittsburgh, Pa.; brother, Melvin Korns and wife Dolores of Hyndman, Pa.; three stepgrandchildren, Joey Hamilton, Jenna Hamilton and Nicholas Fundanish; and Maddison, Kyle, Dominic and Jocelyn, who loved him like a grandfather. He also is survived by nieces and nephews, Warren Korns, Deena Rice, Lorna Hart, Annette Knotts, Lannie Dietle, Dana Moore, Rosalinda Long, Gregory Korns and Valerie Korns.
He was preceded in death by two infant sisters and one brother, Luther A. Korns.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, at Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Williamsport. The Rev. James Swecker will officiate. A reception will be at the church immediately following services.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday (following the church reception) at Cook Cemetery near Wellersburg, Pa.
The family will receive friends at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring, Md., Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friends may visit the funeral home Tuesday after noon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church Building Fund, 30 E. Salisbury St., Williamsport, MD 21795.
Arrangements were entrusted to Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Clear Spring.