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Alice K. Horton

September 7, 1947 — August 14, 2023

West Chester, PA

Alice K. Horton (nee Kauffman), age 75, of West Chester, PA, passed away on August 14, 2023.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd S. and Miriam A. (née Harmer) Kauffman.

Alice was an avid gardener and was known for her gardens. She was a member of the Delaware Valley Rhododendron Society and a Board of Directors member. She was a volunteer with the Goshen Fire Company. As a volunteer she participated in the EMS Division, was President of the Goshen Fire Company Auxiliary, and worked the horticulture section of The Goshen Country Fair for several years. Alice also chaired the Flower Sales and Breakfasts and was a Life Member. She was also a two-time recipient of the President’s Award for Volunteerism.

Alice was the beloved wife of Robert G. Horton, with whom she shared 54 years of marriage; loving mother of Robert Horton (Kristin) and Allen Horton (Alysha); adoring grandmother of Colin, Nora, Sara, Abby, and Molly; dear sister of Dodie, the late Allen, and the late Howard; also survived by her nieces and nephews.

Relatives, friends, and members of the Goshen Fire Company are invited to her Visitation 5:30-7:00 PM Thursday, August 24, 2023 at The Donohue Funeral Home, 1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382, 610-431-9000. Interment private.

Everyone is welcome to return to the Goshen Fire Company, 1320 Park Ave, West Chester, PA, for refreshments following the Visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Brandywine Valley SPCA, or to the American Cancer Society,  or the American Red Cross,

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Alice K. Horton, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, August 24, 2023

5:30 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

The Donohue Funeral Home - West Chester

1627 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

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