Alice Brown

FARMINGDALE – Alice Brown, 85, passed away on Jan. 30, 2021. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Alice grew up in Florence, Massachusetts, and graduated from Northampton High School in 1953. She attended Nasson College and graduated in the class of 1957 with a degree in nutrition. While there she met her husband of 50 years, Stanley Brown. Together they lived many years in Augusta and in Gardiner.

Alice worked as a nutritionist and substitute teacher and spent many years as a homemaker. Among her interests were spending time on the Maine coast, playing Yahtzee and Skip-Bo, spending time with family, watching basketball and figure skating, shopping, and music. She really enjoyed watching and listening to the Celtic Women and Celtic Thunder. She and her husband, Stanley, enjoyed trips together to Massachusetts to visit with her family, Quebec City, Prince Edward Island, Amish Country, Colonial Williamsburg, and Florida.

Alice was a member of Highland Avenue United Methodist Church in Gardiner where she was part of the United Methodist Women.

She was predeceased by her parents, Bartolo and Elizabeth Aloisi; her brother, Bart and sister-in-law, Dottie Aloisi; brother, Ed Aloisi; and brothers-in-law, Denny Walsh and Jack Nixon.

Alice is survived by her sister, Lillian Walsh of Florence, Massachusetts; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Anne and Warren Thompson of Cross Junction, Virginia; sister-in-law, Priscilla Nixon of Gulfport, Florida; son, Bradford and wife Kim of Farmingdale; daughter, Karen Zamjohn and husband Paul of Old Orchard Beach; grandchildren, Erin Ridley and husband Ben of Augusta; Katy Fulton and husband Alex of Waterville; Julie James and husband Tommy of Augusta; Samantha Koehler and partner Chris Knox of Saco; Matt Koehler of Natick, Massachusetts; and Alyssa Zamjohn of Old Orchard Beach; and great-grandchildren Alexa Knox; Vera and Brynn Ridley; Lillian and Evelyn James; and Liam Fulton; as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend thanks to the staff of Captain Lewis Residence and Beacon Hospice for the care they provided during mom’s final months.

At Alice’s request there will be no visiting hours or funeral service. A small committal service will be held at the Maine Veteran’s Cemetery in the spring.

Arrangements are by Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner where condolences memories and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the funeral home website familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.

Donations may be made to Highland Avenue United Methodist Church

35 Highland Avenue

Gardiner, Maine 04345

or to a charity

of your choice.

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