Amelia (Dudley) Alcott

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Amelia Dudley Alcott
1919 - 2017
AUGUSTA - Amelia Dudley Alcott died at the age of 97 on May 5, 2017. She was born Dec. 8, 1919, in Roxbury, Mass., the daughter of Earl V. and Edith Murray Dudley.
She lived on Readfield Road in Winthrop for 80 years, was educated in Winthrop schools, completed her education through the American School in Chicago, and also took courses through the University of Wisconsin. She was a devoted wife and mother, and took great comfort and pride in her family, home, and friends. She was employed as a secretary by the State of Maine and was a member of the Maine Association of Retirees (MAR).
She was an accomplished dressmaker, published writer, and completed several local biographies, as well as her own life story, "My Many Mansions," set in the multiple homes in Winthrop in which she lived.
She is survived by two children, Ladd G. Alcott, of Weld; and K. Judith Blackstone, of Waterville; a brother, Robert Dudley, of Mesquite, Nev.; her grandchildren, Kathleen Alcott (South Portland), Christopher Alcott and his wife Christina (Windsor), the Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Blackstone and his wife Lynn (Waterville), and Jon V. Blackstone and his wife Dawna (Shirley); her great-grandchildren, Alexander, Patrick, and Laura Blackstone; Ian and Wyatt Blackstone; Kendrick Patten; and Alexis and Connor Alcott; as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon G. Alcott; an infant son, Jonathan; a sister, Edith Clark; and a brother, Victor Dudley.
A graveside service will be held at the East Winthrop Cemetery this summer. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 62 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, where memories, condolences, photos and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at:

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Published in Central Maine on May 12, 2017
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