Alice L. McFarlane, age 76 of Lynn, died Tuesday at Salem Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Charles B. and Margaret (Byrne) McFarlane, she was also predeceased by her sister Jane Snow, her brother Charles B. McFarlane, her Niece Kathryn A. McFarlane and Nephew, Charles K. McFarlane. She attended Lynn schools and graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1962. Alice also graduated from Chandler School for Women in 1964 and in later years took advanced courses in education at Northeastern University, which placed her on the dean's list. Alice worked as an executive secretary for many years at General Electric, Lynn Gas & Electric and various medical offices throughout Lynn. Alice also substitute taught in the Lynn school system in later years.
A lifelong resident of Lynn, Alice served on the Alter guild at St. Stephen's Memorial Episcopal Church and ascended to Grand Chief Daughter of Victory Lodge 90, Daughters of Scotia. Alice loved her involvement in the organization and was also a strong animal lover, having several dogs and cats throughout the years. Alice was a beautiful, kind and thoughtful person who won many people over with her good humor and concern for others. She will be greatly missed by friends and family alike.
She is survived by her Niece, Maureen McFarlane of Ridgefield, CT, Cousins Pamela Livermore of Glastonbury, CT, Brian & Cathy Livermore of Woburn, MA, Kevin & Jean Livermore of Lynn, and Wayne Livermore of Bedford, MA., Sue McFarlane of Lynn, MA and her daughter Amanda, Jim McClean of New Hampshire, Martha and Claude Scales of Brooklyn, NY and many more extended cousins.
Service Details: Alice’s funeral will be from the Parker Memorial Funeral Home 35 Franklin St. Lynn on Friday at 11:00 AM followed by Funeral services at St. Stephen’s Memorial Episcopal Church at 1:00 PM to which relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Please make memorial donations in Alice’s name to Alzheimer’s Association.
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