Alice March, 85, loved to sew
Published 10:40 pm, Wednesday, August 7, 2013
She was employed by the former Conn's Dairy, the food counter at the Slone Pharmacy in New Milford, the Kimberly-Clark Corp. in New Milford, and later, at the Morning Star East Rest Home, retiring at the age of 68.
She loved to sew and make woolen braided rugs by hand. She also enjoyed playing bingo.
She was known for her sense of humor and her love of the color purple.
She was a member of the New Preston Congregational Church, where she sang in the choir. She was also a member of the Silver Bells and Bows singing group in Torrington.
She is survived by four sons, Theodore P. Anderson IV, of New Milford, Gene N. Anderson, of Bloomer, Wis., Nathan C. Anderson, of New Milford, and Shawn March, of Ft. Worth, Texas; two daughters, Melissa Law, of New Milford, and Meredith Butler, of Dover Plains, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her long-time friend, Ellie DeCosa. She was predeceased by a sister, Phoebe Schlemmer.
Colonial Funeral Home in New Milford was in charge of the arrangements.