Wilma M. Alvarez, 61 of Allentown died on November 22, 2019 at home.
Wilma was born in Bethlehem on July 4, 1958, daughter of the late Angel Luis Alvarez and Irma Martinez.
She received a B.A. from Kutztown University and her Master’s Degree from Marywood University in Social Work and was a Social Worker for the St. Luke’s Hospital Oncology Department.
Wilma was a member of Unity of Lehigh Valley Church.
Survivors: Son Tony Alvarez of Fountain Hill; daughters Nykea M. Alvarez- Macey of Allentown, Karla M. Balog and her husband Jon M. of Allentown; brothers Luis Alvarez of Tampa, FL and William Alvarez of Tampa, FL; sisters Zulma Alvarez of Bethlehem, Maria Solivan and her husband George of Bethlehem and Gloria Alvarez- Davila and her husband Tony of Leesport; six grandchildren Divine, Marquette, Sera, Linken, Miana, Hazel and a grandchild on the way.
Service: Viewing on Saturday, November 30th from 9:30-11:30AM with a funeral service at 11:30AM in the Sell-Herron Funeral Home, 1145 Lehigh Street, Allentown, PA 18103. Celebration of life to follow at Unity of Lehigh Valley Church, 26 N. 3rd St., Emmaus, PA 18049. www.HerronFuneralHomes.com
Contributions: To St. Luke’s Hospice or the charity of your choice.