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Alice E. (Ritchie) Farrell

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, May 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt.107) Revere for Alice E. (Ritchie) Farrell who died on Monday, May 2nd at the Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center following a brief illness, she was 88 years old. A Funeral Service will be conducted in the funeral home at 1:00 p.m., followed with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Alice was born in Chelsea, to her parents George & Alice (Schwartz) Ritchie. She was raised & educated in Revere and was a proud alumna of Immaculate Conception High School, Class of 1951. She graduated first in her class.  Alice was married to her husband Robert P. Farrell, Sr. The couple remained in Revere where together they raised their two children. Alice was a stay-at-home mother, after her children were of age, she began to work various jobs. She was most proud of taking care of her grandson, P.J. whom she adored.  Alice was also a volunteer at the MGH – Revere on the beach. She was very active and walked four miles every day.  She had a warm and sweet personality, and she possessed a loving & kind personality.  She treasured her family & they her, she will forever be in their hearts.

She is the devoted wife of the late Robert P. Farrell, Sr. of 51 years. The loving mother of Eileen M. Mundis & her husband Paul S. of Revere & the late Robert P. Farrell, Jr. The cherished grandmother of Laura A. Douglass of Saugus, Michael R. Farrell & wife Ella of New Hampshire, Kristin Ruiz & husband Jorge of Methuen, Nicole Cantone of Pennsylvania, & Paul S. Mundis, II of Revere. Adored great grandmother of Kenneth, Samantha, Emily, Dani, & Alex. Dear sister of Robert Ritchie & wife Jean of South Hadley. Also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to St. Jude children’s research hospital 501 St. Jude place Memphis, TN 38105.


Services

Visiting Hours

Friday, May 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, May 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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  1. Marva Bodden-Carr
    May 6 2022

    Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your mother, sister, grandmother, and aunt. Alice was an exceptional woman. She was a great co-worker of the MGH Revere family. She was our friend, and we will miss her dearly. I pray that you find solace in the great memories you’ve made with her through the years.“Until the next sunrise, my friend .”

  2. Ellen ( Young) Umlah
    May 5 2022

    Eileen and Family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your mom passing.
    She’s a big part of all our great memories of the
    Neighborhood. Extended mother’s to the kids on our street are so cherished.
    I’m sorry I won’t be able to be there.
    But send all my love and Prayers to you all.
    God bless! She’s a Beautiful angel!
    Love Ellen XOXO

  3. Rosalind Halzel-Hamilton
    May 5 2022

    Sorry I can’t be there but I wanted to express my sympathies to the entire family. I am blessed to have known her & spent many hours with her. She was definitely one of a kind
    Love to you all

  4. Jim and Cindy Lampke
    May 5 2022

    Dear Bob and Jean,
    We are sorry to learn of Alice’s passing. You were a caring brother and sister-in-law. We had some things in common, such as her love of lighthouses and of course a great relationship with Bob and Jean. Although we never met her, we know from what Bob and Jean would tell us that she was a special lady . Our sincerest condolences.

  5. James B. Lampke
    May 5 2022

    The Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association extends its most sincere condolences to Alice’s family. Her brother Bob is an active member of the MMLA and would often talk about growing up with Alice in Revere. May her memory be a blessing to her family and friends.

  6. Jan Dumas
    May 5 2022

    We called you Nana Alice as you took interest in every one. Always friendly to your neighbors at Hyman Towers, welcoming every one with a handshake and a smile.

    No one could take your place

  7. Lynne Fitzpatrick
    May 4 2022

    To the family of my dear friend Alice. I am so sorry for your loss. I will miss her. A spunky, little lady with a big heart who loved lighthouses. Safe journey, Alice.❤️

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