We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home and Crematory
Alice Harriet (LaBounty) Harrison, age 96, of Pawcatuck, CT went to the Lord on May 13, 2022 with her loving family by her side at the Westerly Hospital. She was born on December 2, 1925 in Saint Albans, VT, the daughter of the late John LaBounty and Evelyn LaBounty. She was educated in the Saint Albans schools. After graduating from high school she followed her sisters Arlene and Jeanette to Washington, DC and became a "Government Girl" working for the US Civil Service Administration during World War II. While working in DC she met Lieutenant Robert F. Harrison, USN who had fought in the Pacific during the war as a naval aviator and was starting on a twenty year Navy career. They married and together they moved from one Navy base to another during his Navy career. They had seven children.
Besides taking care of her seven children, Alice loved to garden and was always planting flowers and growing vegetables in a small family garden. Alice was a devout Roman Catholic and practiced her faith with all her heart and soul. She was a member of Saint Michael's Church in Pawcatuck and a devout "Prayer Warrior". She instilled her faith in Jesus Christ and his Holy Mother Mary in all her children. Besides being a mother she worked as a nurse's aide at Westerly Nursing Home and loved her work.
Alice is predeceased by her husband Robert and survived by six of her seven children, Robert Harrison Jr. and Claire, Mary Kelliher, John Harrison and Dina, Paul Harrison and Karen, Jeannne Brummund and Dale and Thomas Harrison. Her son Richard Harrison is deceased but survived by his wife Susan and son Jeremy. Alice is predeceased by her parents John and Evelyn and her sisters Arlene, Janette, Miriam, Doris, and her brother Harold. Alice is survived by her loving grandchildren Robert III, Ryan, Eric, Kate, Amy, Laurie, Jessica, Sarah, Kyle, Michelle and Crystal and of course her great grandchildren Sam, Ryan, Allison, Emily, Connor, Nathan, Tyler and Evelyn.
On behalf of the whole Harrison family we would like to extend our most heartfelt thank you to all the staff on the 3rd floor of the Westerly Hospital and especially to the Hospice Staff for their extraordinary love, compassion, and care of our mother Alice.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 10:00 am at St. Michael Church, 60 Liberty Street, Pawcatuck, CT. There is no procession from the funeral home. Burial will take place at St. Michael New Cemetery, Pawcatuck, CT. Funeral services are under the direction of Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship Street, Westerly, RI.
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