Alice George

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Alice George
1935 - 2018
SKOWHEGAN - Alice George, 83, passed away June 9, 2018, at Cedar Ridge Center in Skowhegan. She was born Feb. 13, 1935, in New York City, the daughter of Benjamin and Hanna (Lindholm) Wilson.
She was educated in local schools and graduated from Edward Little High School, class of 1952, then continued her education and graduated from Thomas College, class of 1953.
On Dec. 13, 1953, she married Payson George Sr. in Waterville. Alice was employed over the years in a number of positions that included secretarial positions at the Naval Gun Factory, Washington D.C., Hollingsworth and Whitney, MC Smith School in Skowhegan, Skowhegan Town Clerk's office, legal secretary at various local law offices, and was a proofreader for Thorndike Press.
In her younger years, she enjoyed bowling, volleyball and basketball. Throughout her life, she had fun with trips to the ocean, being a saltwater sailor on the "Queen Bee", casino jaunts, going to camp at Parlin Pond, and cheering avidly for the Boston Red Sox and Celtics. She loved her two cats, Mona and Lisa.
Her greatest joy in life was her three children. She had a kind and generous spirit.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Payson George Sr., of Skowhegan; daughters, Karen Appunn and husband, Frank, of Oakland, Cheryl Staples and husband, Roger, of Skowhegan; son, Payson "Chuck" George Jr., of Jacksonville Fla.; grandchildren, Levi Staples, Andrew and Diandra Staples, Carl Staples and Virginia Ferguson, Bret and Rene Hovey, Brian Hovey, and Donovan Appunn and Courtney Randall; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Charlie, Olivia, Jasen and Caden; nieces, Alison Hawes and Andrea Taylor and their families; close family members, Darwood and Mary Corey; close family friends, Jim and MaryAnn Holland.
A private celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan and Scott's Cremation and Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan.

In lieu of flowers, friends
wishing may make donations
in Alice's memory to:
The Somerset Humane Society
P.O. Box 453
Skowhegan, ME 04976




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Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service
445 Waterville Road
Skowhegan, ME 04976
207-474-0000
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Published in Central Maine on June 12, 2018
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