Alice S. Ireland, 76, died peacefully Saturday, October 11, 2008 at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center in Farmington. She was born on August 5, 1932 in Wilton, Maine the daughter of William J. and Lela B. Scott. She graduated from Winthrop High School in 1950. On October 10, 1952 she married Earl L. Ireland in Dover Foxcroft, Maine. She and Earl made their home on Clearwater Lake since 1953, raising their two sons and Alice’s younger sisters Muriel and Lynda, and was also involved in several local community organizations. Besides being a homemaker, Alice worked for SAD#9 School Lunch Program for 32 years retiring in 2001. Her greatest passion besides her family was making quilts and gifting them to others.
Predeceased by her husband in 1993 and siblings, Myrle, Lawrence, and Mona, she is survived by two sons; Lee and his wife Jeana, John and his wife Lori, all of Industry; two brothers Francis Scott of Readfield and Norman Scott of Greene; three sisters Glenna MacMartin of Wolfeboro, NH, Muriel Powers of Industry, and Lynda McGuire of Oakland; four grandsons Joshua, Dustin, Ashton, and Randon; three step granddaughters, one great grandson Ethan, many nieces and nephews, and a very special niece Kate.
A celebration of Alice’s life will be held at Shorey Chapel in Industry on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 6:00pm with Rev. Marcia Charles officiating. Gifts of Remembrance can be sent to Industry Fire and Rescue, Town of Industry, 1033 Industry Road, Industry, Maine 04938. Arrangements under the direction of Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court Street, Farmington.