Alice P. Trent, 82, of Boothbay, died April 8 at her home in East Boothbay. She was born July 28, 1925 in Bristol, Conn., a daughter of George and Alice Lacourse Pappas. She grew up in Bristol, Conn. attending local schools. She graduated from Bristol High School in 1943. She received her L.P.N. training from 1963-64. She worked for the Bristol Hospital from 1964 to 1967 and for the Bristol Visiting Nurses Association from 1968 to 1971. She was a charge nurse for Country Side Manor in Bristol, Conn. from 1973 to 1976 and lastly worked for Meditel Inc. as an insurance examiner until she retired in 1980.
She had summered in Boothbay Harbor all of her life as her parents owned and operated the By-Way restaurant in Boothbay Harbor. She moved to East Boothbay in the late 1970’s. She attended Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Boothbay Harbor.
She enjoyed gardening, sewing, family genealogy, flea markets, traveling, cooking and baking, a good Manhattan and a cigarette. The last nine years she had been wintering in Florida with her son, Gary, which she enjoyed thoroughly.
She is survived by two sons, Gary Starankewicz of Boothbay Harbor and George Bourette of East Boothbay; sister, Eileen Cole of Brunswick; niece, Ethel Stover of Wiscasset; five grandchildren, Russell, Alexandria, and Sasha Starankewicz all of Bristol, Conn., Rachel Leeman of East Boothbay, and Stephanie Hawke of Boothbay Harbor; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. with prayers at 7 p.m., Thurs., April 17 at Simmons, Harrington & Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Rd., Boothbay. Memorial mass 10 a.m., Fri., April 18 at Our Lady Queen of Peace, Atlantic Ave., Boothbay Harbor with Father Fred Irving officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Bristol, Conn.
Contributions in Alice’s memory may be made to St. Andrews Hospital, P.O. Box 417, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538.
Arrangements are entrusted to Simmons, Harrington & Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Boothbay.