Alice B. Parry, 96, a lifelong resident of Highland Falls, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at The Valley View Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Goshen, NY. The daughter of the late Joseph C. Burrow and Etta B. Weyant Burrow, she was born February 19, 1923 in Central Valley, NY.
Alice was a Veteran, serving in the United States Navy during WWII. After settling in Highland Falls with her husband, Alice became an active member of the Hudson Highlands United Methodist Church; as well as a member of the United Methodist Women. She was a Sunday school teacher and oversaw the church newsletter for many years. Alice was an instrumental part in starting the "Get Set" program in Highland Falls and was an original organizer along with her husband Henry in forming the first AHRC (Association for Help of Retarded Children) in Orange County. In her spare time, Alice loved to crochet and read, and do the NY Times Crossword puzzle, in pen.
Survivors include her son Richard D. Parry and his wife Marcia of Highland Fall, NY her daughter Martha Fredette of Lyndeborough, NH, her seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren; Richard Parry Jr. of Marina Del Ray, CA and his son Riley, Elizabeth Parry of Highland Falls, NY, Rachel Patterson, her husband Aaron and their son Connor of Highland Falls, NY, Sarah Leo of Daleville, AL, Abigail Leo of Middletown, NY, Mary Fredette of Boston, MA, Grace Fredette of Lyndeborough, NH, and son-in-law James B. Leo of Highland Falls, NY. She is pre-deceased by her husband Henry G. Parry Jr, and their daughters Regina Parry and Leslie Leo.
Memorial Visitation will take place at William F. Hogan Funeral Home 135 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 5-8pm. A memorial service will take place at Hudson Highland United Methodist Church on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 11:00 A.M.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hudson Highlands United Methodist Church, or the Highland Falls Public Library.