Loma V. Alderton died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Asbury Solomons in Calvert County. She was 81 years old.
Mrs. Alderton was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Keifer, and moved to the Maryland/Washington, D.C., suburbs in 1954. That year, she started work at Citizens Bank of Takoma Park, and remained with the bank as it went through a number of acquisitions and mergers and eventually retired from what was then Suburban Bank. During her 40 years with the bank, she went from collections teller through a number of other positions to become supervisor of administrative assistants and executive secretary of the commercial lending department. She served a term as the secretary of the Bank Womens Organization and also on the church council as secretary at Colesville United Methodist Church in Silver Spring.
She married Elmo C Alderton in 1957. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Alderton moved to Asbury Solomons in 2011 and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed remaining closely connected to friends and family, gardening, reading, and travel.
Loma V. Alderton was a devoted mother and grandmother and is survived by her daughter, Lori Jo Alderton Willis and her husband, Michael Willis Sr., of Prince Frederick; and three grandchildren, Michael Willis Jr. of Pittsburgh, Pa., Amy Alderton Willis of Alexandria, Va., and Rebecca Barbara Willis of Baltimore. She is also survived by a brother, Glenn B Crabtree Sr. and his wife, Janet, of Slanesville, W.Va.; and also by her nephew, JR (Kris) Crabtree; and niece, Sheila (Bob) Hoffman; and several great-nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Asbury Solomons. A service will also be held at Sulpher Springs United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 9, 2017, followed by inurnment at the family gravesite in Oldtown.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Sulphur Springs UM Church, 26600 Gorman Road, SE, Oldtown, MD 21555.
Published on April 22, 2017