Alice M. Badger
April 29, 1921
- July 26, 2020
|GUILFORD - Alice M. Badger, 99, of Guilford, passed away June 26, 2020, at peace, at Westgate Rehabilitation Center in Bangor; her oldest granddaughter, Gerri (Curtis) Morrell was by her side. She was born April 29, 1921, in Ornville, to Violet (Badger) and William McKinley. She was the eldest of 12 siblings.|
Alice graduated from Brewer High School in 1938. She soon met and married Lincoln A. Badger. They lived in Atkinson on her family farm. They had four children. Alice always had a house full of children, and a heart of gold. She eventfully moved to Brownville Jct. Gardening and quilting were her passions. Beautiful flowers ands shrubs lined her walkway. Vegetable gardens flourished. Plants adorned her home. Handmade quilts were given to each child and grandchild. She belonged to the Service Club of Quilters for many years. In 1987, Alice sold her house and moved to Sangerville to be closer to her children and grandchildren. She was a dedicated foster grandmother at the Abbie Fowler School for several years. In 2001, she moved across the river to Guilford.
Alice leaves behind a son, Stanley Badger and wife, Judy; a daughter, Eileen (Badger) Haley; two half sisters, Amelia (Cross) Nicols of Milo, Shirley (Cross) Hutchinson of North Carolina; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren; and a very special friend for more than 55 years, Gloria Coburn. Leaf peeping was their favorite fall pastime. .She was predeceased by her oldest son, Herbert Badger; her oldest daughter, Carol (Badger) Curtis; six brothers, William, Harry, Alexander, Robert, John and James; two half brothers, Francis and Albert; and one half sister, Maxine.
Alice was a devoted wife, mother and nana. All those who had the honor to know her, loved her dearly. She will live on in our hearts forever.
The family would like to thank Westgate Rehabilitation Center for taking such great care of her, and allowing us to be with her in the last 10 days. An extra special thank you to Diane Estes from Gerri.
Graveside services in Evergreen Cemetery will be announced after it is safe for al to gather, followed by a celebration of life.
Published in the Bangor Daily News on July 17, 2020
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