Alice Harrison

Mar 20, 2017

Alice K. Harrison died peacefully March 15, 2017, after a long illness. She and her twin sister Marion were born in Pittsfield on Sept. 19, 1919, to Percy Kneeland and Eva Fayle Kneeland.

Alice was predeceased by her beloved husband Edwin in 1986.

She is survived by her two sons David Harrison and his wife Karen of Verona Island and Paul Harrison and his wife Karla of Houlton; two daughters Gestrude Bishop and companion Donald Dest of Killingworth, Conn., and Susan Parest of Garner, N.C. Also, one brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Sheila Kneeland of Stockton Springs. Alice had 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandaughter, Alora.

She was predeceased by grandaughter Emily and great-grandaughter Sabrina, also one brother, Clarence, and her twin sister Marion.

Alice graduated from Stockton Springs High School and was a stay-at-home mom and farmer's wife who enjoyed picking vegetables, canning, pickling, freezing and churning butter. She loved raising and picking flowers, doing latch hook, playing games, cooking and visiting with friends and neighbors. Alice spent many years in Portland, caring for her mother and brother.

Her service will be at the Prospect Cemetery to join her husband at a later date.

 

 

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