NORTHFIELD — Alice Jean (Sears)Sheldon, a resident of Northfield for 50 years died Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Concord Hospital following a period of failing health.
Alice was born in Atco, New Jersey, May 12, 1927, daughter of the late Edward and Ida (Duble) Sears. She was a homemaker and for over 7 years prior to her retirement worked for Walmart in Tilton as the Community Coordinator. She also led fundraisers there for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Alice was recently acknowledged for her 33 years as an Avon representative. Over the years she was a member of the Tilton-Northfield United Methodist Church.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Robert H. Sheldon who died in 1988 , her second husband, Rene Theoret who died in 2012 and siblings, Albert, Edward, Ross and Earl Sears. Her family includes, two daughters: Alice J. (Sheldon) Brown of Belmont, Bobbie A. (Sheldon) Cilley of Hopkinton; four grandchildren: Wendy Borden, Bruce Cilley Jr., Jason Cilley and Robert Cilley; nine great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 12 to 2 p.m. with a funeral service following at 2 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery in Tilton. Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Alice's name to Make-A-Wish Foundation of NH, 814 Elm Street, Suite 300, Manchester, NH 03101. For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com