Alma Belle Bolvin

Bolvin, AlmaAlma Belle Bolvin passed away September 21, 2015. Alma was born on May 13, 1922 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania to Hazel and Melvin Troyer.

Alma served for over 15 years as a public school teacher’s aide in St. Michael, PA. Upon her retirement, she moved to Edmond, OK with her husband Bobby to get acquainted with her grandchildren and be a part of their lives. She was very active in the Edmond Senior Center, where she avidly served as a volunteer for 16 years. She loved to dance, quilt and paint.

Alma is survived by her two sons Byron and his wife Jana of Edmond, OK and Donald and his wife Barbara of Washington, UT as well as by her brother, David Troyer, of Hershey, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby and her siblings Melvin, Dorothy and Richard.

Also surviving her are two grand children who were the light of her life; Bronson Bolvin of Edmond, OK and Amy (Bolvin) Korb of Colorado Springs, CO. Also survived by two great grand children Benjamin and Sidney Bolvinof Edmond, OK.

Alma was very involved with writing out her memories and stories of her life. The following is something she wrote to help the one’s left behind. “I have only slipped away into a heavenly world. I am waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near, in this heavenly world. All is well, I went to see Bob”

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond, OK.

2 thoughts on “Alma Belle Bolvin”

  1. Rebecca Gerber Harrington

    When the Mt Hope Church paper came this month there was sad news that Alma has passed and a very nice article written by Kathy Gillman Custer…Alma was a mentor to all the kids here at Mt. Hope and she and my daughter Tammy shared May 13 as their birthday…I think of Alma every year on May 13th and then when they (she and Bob)left the area they had a yard sale and I bought her electric skillet it still works and I think of her every time I use it…I didn’t know Bob had passed…My sympathy to Bruce and Don and your families…she was a lovely person always….you have a very special angel now….I will continue to think of her as I have in the past….So sorry for your loss….Becky and Larry Harrington

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