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Alice B. Burns Elitz

April 26, 1925 - February 28, 2019

Date of Service March 5, 2019

Funeral Home Oliver Shifler & Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.

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Alice B. Eltz, 93, of Carbondale died Thursday at Allied Service Hospice Unit, Scranton. She was the widow of Joseph Reilly, who died in 1963 and Henry J. Eltz, who died in 2001.

Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Laggner Burns. She was a graduate of St. Rose High School. Alice had been employed in the garment manufacturing business, retiring from Joseph Mussari Dress Factory, Carbondale.

She was a lifelong member of St. Rose of Lima Parish, Carbondale and International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

She is survived by a step son, Henry Eltz and wife Kathleen, Carbondale, two step daughters, Ann Trinkle, Anita, PA and Marie Sutton, Port St. Lucy, FL, and a sister, Janet Wengrin, Downingtown, PA. Several nieces and nephews and step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Flynn, and a brother, Edward J. Burns.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Alice’s memory can be made to Allied Hospice.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 10:30 from the Oliver Shifler and Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc., 62 N. Main St., Carbondale with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. Interment will be held at a later date at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Honesdale. Friends may call Tuesday from 9 to 10:30 am.

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