Arlene Aldenderfer

January 8, 1917June 9, 2013

Arlene Mary (Keller) Aldenderfer,of Port Orange, passed away at her home on June 9, 2013. She was born, January 8, 1917 in Lynn, Massachusetts to Henry and Florence Keller. Her dad died when she was 9 years old, the eldest of 4 children. She was raised in Williamsport Pennsylvania and on April 7, 1942, she married John “Jack” Aldenderfer. After four years as an Army couple the pair settled in Williamsport and raised 4 children. Arlene was primarily a mom and homemaker, but she also worked for the Williamsport Area School District for 20 years. She and Jack retied to Port Orange in 1978 where they became active as volunteers at the Port Orange library and the newly founded Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church. Arlene was quietly efficient. She enjoyed playing cards and entertaining friends. She was an outstanding cook and no one left their home hungry. Arlene is survived by the one and only love of her life for 71 years, Jack, and 4 children: J. Michael and his wife Jackie of Port Orange; David and his wife Michaline of Williamsport, Pa.; daughters Judy and Rita of Port Orange. She also has 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. A funeral Mass will be held 8:30 am Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Our Lady of Hope in Port Orange. Interment will follow at Volusia Memorial Park, Ormond Beach. Condolences may be shared with the family at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 13, 2013

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August 29, 2013

Arlene was a wonderful mother and a very sweet person. She will be missed.

June 20, 2013

Our family wants to express our smypathy on your recent loss. Your neighbors at 234 Brittany, Dan, Sharon, Jonathan and Alicia Gum

Rita Aldenderfer

June 20, 2013

Love you mom you will always be with me

Janey Weimer

June 15, 2013

Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Arlene was a wonderful, kind, thoughtful woman and an outstanding volunteer at the Port Orange Library. Her lovely, melodious voice spoke to thousands of patrons as she fielded questions and called reserves for many years. She will truly be missed.

Charlotte Nettles

June 12, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with all of your. Arlene was a lovely lady and a great volunteer at the Port Orange Library! She will be greatly missed.

June 12, 2013

Mike,Jackie, & Family - Your family will be in our prayers. May many wonderful memories be your comfort as you adjust to this change in life.
Sincerely, Ed & Jeanette Carr


June 11, 2013

With Prayers & Loving Thoughts of Arlene, she was always friendly & kind to me.God bless you during you time of sorrow.

June 11, 2013

Rita,I want you to know that I have always loved your Parents, your Mom has always made me feel so special becuase she always remembered my birthday and sent me the prettiest birthday cards.She was a special lady to me. May God continue to bless & comfort you and the rest of the family knowing that God is in control of all and that he loves her best. Your friend for always, Lynn, Tony, & Antoinette Brown best.