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Friedens United Church of Christ
Friday September 10th, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Friedens United Church of Christ
Friday September 10th, 2021
12:00pm

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Janice Altrichter

Janice M. (Seifrit) Altrichter, 78, of Slatington passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Tuesday evening, August 31, 2021. A celebration of Janice’s life will be held at Friedens United Church of Christ in Slatington PA on Friday, September 10th at 12:00 pm with family visitation an hour prior to the service.

Born in Lebanon, PA she was the daughter of the late James M. and Dorothy M. (Mease) Seifrit.  After graduating from Wilson High School in 1961, Janice worked in accounting and real estate.  Upon graduating Summa cum Laude at Cedar Crest College in 1993, she transitioned to human resources with positions at Day-Timers and Cedarbrook Nursing Home, before retiring in 2008.

Janice was always active in her community.  She was a member of the church council of Friedens UCC.  She also served as Sunday School Teacher at Bern UCC, president of the Northern Lehigh PTA, member of the Indianland Garden Club, the Red Hat Society, and many more.  Upon retirement she worked extensively with the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, who recently presented her with a “Most Amazing Volunteer” award.

Janice was married to David D. Altrichter for 57 years.  In addition to her husband David, she is survived by a son: James O. and wife Carol (Sugar) of Newark, DE; grandchildren: Emma and Brian; brothers: James Seifrit, Jr., Robert Seifrit and wife Jodi (Highley) of Fritztown, PA; sister: Rosemary (Seifrit) and husband Ronald Koch of Murrells Inlet, SC.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Friedens UCC, 7227 PA Route 873, P.O. Box 277, Slatington, PA 18080.  Arrangements are under the care of Harding Funeral Home, Slatington.

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I'm sorry to hear of the loss of Janice! I met her as we celebrated David Altrichter at the Greater Northern Lehigh Spirit Awards in 2020, and she had a light and kindness that was extremely memorable. Sending love to the Altrichter family.

Kylie Adams Oct 25 2021 12:00 AM

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Kylie Adams Oct 25 2021 12:00 AM

Alice and Bill and family so sorry for the loss of Janice she is out of pain and can breathe. She will always be in your heart for all those good memories.

Donna Bowers Sep 4 2021 12:00 AM

I've known Janice for 40 years I can still remember when I met her It is hard to believe she is gone.she was fearless !!! Just wished her a Happy Birthday can't believe she is gone so sorry to her sonand grandchildren sure they will miss her the most

Joan Marinkovits Sep 4 2021 12:00 AM

Dave, Jimmy & Family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Janice was such a special person and the life of the party. Her smile was infectious. I will never forget the fun times we had with her at Mom's 65th Birthday. Love you all!

Kim & Andrew Sutton Sep 3 2021 12:00 AM

Please accept my sincere condolences. Janice was a true friend. I was with her as a Red Hatter for many years and most recently with her in our little lunch group. Janice was a wonderful person and will be sorely missed. She now is in the arms of Jesus. My prayers for her whole family.

Marge Druckenmiller Sep 3 2021 12:00 AM

David and family please except our thoughts and prayers for the loss of Janice.I remember how funny she could be when we would get together for different functions , she will be lost my many but will always be in your heart forever.

Donna Bowers , Michelle Scott Sep 2 2021 12:00 AM

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