Alice J. Bretz nee Puzell, age 97, longtime resident of Homewood. Beloved wife of the late Charles B. Bretz. Loving mother of Charles (Kathleen), James, Kathleen, Joseph (Alee), Michael, Thomas (Kathy), Mary Ann (John) Pallay and Elizabeth (Kim) Krueger. Dear sister of the late Joseph (Clare) Puzell. Cherished grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and cousin to many. Visitation Tuesday January 22, from 3-8pm at the Ryan Funeral Home 18022 Dixie Highway in Homewood. Funeral Wednesday 9:30 am prayers at the Funeral Home then to St. Joseph Church for a 10 am Mass. Interment Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood. For additional information call the Ryan Funeral Home at 708-798-0331.