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GARDNER - Alice M. (Bourgault) Morris, 105, of Gardner died peacefully Friday evening, September 14, 2018 in Alliance Health at Baldwinville, with her family at her side.
She was born in Winchendon on June 7, 1913, one of thirteen children of the late Louis and Ernestine (Belanger) Bourgault. She was vice president of her graduating Class of 1931 at Murdock High School. Alice was a resident of Gardner for most of her life until moving to Baldwinville seven years ago.
Alice worked for many years at Digital as a clerk. She retired at the age of 77. She was a member of the former Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and its Mothers Guild. Alice most especially enjoyed spending quality time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed traveling, including trips to Hawaii, Ireland, Seattle, Canada and more; knitting and reading. In her younger years, she enjoyed attending dances at the Acadia Ball Room. Alice was also an avid fan of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox. She spent many winters in the Carolinas.
Her husband of 25 years, Lawrence E."Ted" Morris, died in 1968. She leaves five children, John L. Morris of Winchendon, Lawrence E. Morris Jr and his wife Ann of Leominster, Marie A. Perreault and her husband John of Leominster, David J. Morris of Gardner and Alice A Oravetz and her husband Christopher of Cary, NC; eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves a former daughter-in- law, Linda Morris of Templeton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11 A.M. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon. Burial will be in St. Johns Cemetery, Gardner.
Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4 to 7 P.M.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, care of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon.