Helen Anderson Canfield ’48
March 16, 2018
Greg Coles ’12
March 16, 2018

Alma Bundy Christian ’49, 93, DuBois, PA, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at Highland View Health Care, Brockway. Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Penfield, she was the daughter of the late Hiram and Dora (Shoemaker) Bundy. She married Archie Theodore Christian on Dec. 18, 1948, in DuBois. He preceded her in death on Jan. 29, 2002. Alma graduated from Sandy High School and went on to study ministry at Roberts Wesleyan College. Life would take her to Erie where she lived for over 50 years before returning to DuBois. She was a homemaker and enjoyed studying and teaching God’s Word, cooking, entertaining, and spending time with family and friends. While in Erie, she was a member of the First Free Methodist Church. In DuBois, she was active in the Light & Life Free Methodist Church. In later years, she attended the Treasure Lake Church with many of her family members. Mrs. Christian is survived by two children, Dr. Ted (Lillian) Christian, New Mexico and Dora (Terry) Horne, Scenery Hill, Pa.; five grandchildren: Vincent and Anthony Calabrese, Rebecca (David) Ippolito, James (Rachel) Christian and Erika Christian; two great-grandchildren, Gianna and Matthew Ippolito; six siblings: Lois Garthwaite, DuBois, Pa., Dora Dodd, Penfield, Pa., Elda Jones, Lancaster, Pa., Carolyn Lauer, Texas, Hiram Bundy, Jr., Waynesboro, Pa., and Emil Bundy, Youngsville, Pa.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Alma was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters, Cleo Saldutte and Donna Hallstrom; and two brothers, Kenneth and Rev. Lyle Bundy.