Saturday, January 28, 2023

Alice May Erd

Alice May Erd, 97, passed peacefully away in the early morning of Jan. 21, 2023. Alice was a lifelong resident of Warren County, living most of her life in Johnsonburg. Born Sept. 24, 1925, to Jacob and Helen (nee Stang) Quick she was the second of 14 children. Alice was always an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Johnsonburg where she volunteered much of her time running rummage sales, ham dinners and funnel cake stands. In addition to her activities with her church, Alice belonged to a bowling league and was a diehard Yankees fan. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting afghans, gardening and preserving the produce her gardens yielded. Alice enjoyed reading and was an avid card player. While she could be considered a collector of many things, she had a particular fondness for cardinals and bells.

Alice is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Nurge (John); son James Erd; and daughter Shirley Harmon (Bill Hoban). In addition, she was blessed with eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Ralph, Bill, Dave and Jim Quick; and her sisters, Jean Crane, Grace Kreps and Mary Lou Snyder. Alice is also survived by her beloved cat, Shorty. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Erd; daughter-in-law, Becky Erd; and her siblings Tom, Elmer, Charlie, Jake and Donald Quick and Ruth Bennett.

A visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, another period of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Blairstown, 10 Stillwater Road, Blairstown. Interment will follow at Tranquility Cemetery, Tranquility.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Alice’s name be made to the First United Methodist Church of Blairstown, P.O. Box 364, Blairstown NJ 07825 or Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860.