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Arthur M. Alvord, Jr.

Obituary for Arthur M. Alvord, Jr.

December 10, 2017


Arthur M. Alvord Jr., passed away Sunday, December 10th, 2017, at the age of 79. Born in Philadelphia, Arthur graduated from Mastbaum High School and immediate entered into the Navy where he proudly served for 4 years. He then worked for H.B. Instrument Company and later for Tastykake from which he retired after 20 years of service. Arthur was an active member of the Oxford Valley Senior Center where he enjoyed going each week for his cup of coffee and cream donut. He also enjoyed traveling through the country and visiting all the different states and especially loved taking his granddaughters traveling with him.

Arthur will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 54 years, Helen (nee Bressler), his adoring daughter Janice Erwin and her husband Peter, and his cherished granddaughters Kelley, and her wife Denisha, and Kimberley.

Family and friends are invited to Arthur's Life Celebration on Saturday, December 16th, from 9:30AM-11AM followed by his Memorial Service at 11AM at the Beck Givnish Life Celebration Home, 7400 New Falls Rd., Levittown, PA 19055.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Emmaus Road Lutheran Church, 2185 Bristol Oxford Valley Rd, Levittown, PA 19057. To share your fondest memories of Arthur, please visit

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    2185 Bristol Oxford Valley Rd.
    Levittown, PA 19057

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Beck-Givnish Funeral Home

7400 New Falls Rd.
Levittown, PA 19055
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