Gouverneur - Alyce Adelaide Finley Bacon Clark, 95, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 15, 2013 at her sons home in Gouverneur.
A funeral service will be held Monday, February 18th at 2:00 pm at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Rev. Dr. Richard Mayforth officiating and burial in Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur. Calling hours will be Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm with a luncheon to follow calling hours at the Gouverneur VFW.
Alyce was the daughter of Floyd and Lotti Grace (Horton) Finley, born April 16, 1917 in the town of Macomb.
She was a lifelong resident of the Gouverneur area. She attended a rural school on the California Road in Macomb, worked in a grocery store in Elmdale, NY, at the House of Flowers in Gouverneur, and at Browns Jewelry Store for 30 years. She loved doing things with her family, cooking, baking, going out to eat, caring for her home and yard, and watching TV.
She married Roger H. Bacon in 1942 who passed in 1956. In later years, she married John E. Clark from Spragueville who passed in 2003.
Alyce is survived by 3 loving children: Donna Bacon (William) Hance, Kendall, NY; Wanda Bacon (Tom) Reddick, Wellsley, MA; Roger (Ellen) Bacon, Jr. Gouverneur, NY; 7 grandchildren and 1 step grandchild: Christopher(Cheryl) Reddick Newport News, VA; Clark (Janice) Reddick, Boston MA; Heather (David) Manthey Burnt Hills, NY; Scott (Andrea) Bacon, Beacon, NY; Timothy (Jenny) Bacon Pyrities, NY; David Hance Kendall, NY; Daniel (Gretchen) Hance Kendall, NY; Erica (Justin) Frizzell, Edwards, NY; 4 great grandchildren, 2 step great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sisters Marion Wylie, Emma Hittsman, and a brother Owen Finley.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Gouverneur Vol. Rescue Squad, PO Box 164, Gouverneur, NY 13642 or the Gouverneur Vol. Fire Department, 33 Clinton Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642.