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Alice Marie (Tanner) Tweed

LAKEVILLE — Alice Marie (Tanner) Tweed, 81, of Lime Rock Road passed away surrounded by her daughters on Saturday afternoon, May 22, 2021. 

She was the widow of Thomas Edward Tweed, who passed on Nov. 13, 2003.  

Alice was born at home in Millerton, daughter of the late Bertha (McCauley) and Arthur Tanner.

Alice is survived by her siblings, Arthur Tanner Jr. of Millerton, Helena “Lena”Francis of Millerton, Virginia “Ginny” Whitbeck of Lakeville, Gloria “Glory” Stickles of Pine Plains, Beverly “Bev” Stickles of Millerton, Diane Baker of Millerton and Charles “Charlie” Tanner of Millerton. She was predeceased by her loving sisters, Shirley Rivard, Carol Call and Cecelia Ralph. 

Alice and Tom raised four children together, Christine Pease of Florida, Gary Tweed of Norfolk and Alison Tripp and Cheryl Duntz, both of North Canaan.  She is also survived by her four grandsons; four granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren, all of whom she cherished. 

Alice was an avid gardener and you would often find her on the lawnmower. She loved being part of the Trinity family and devoted much of her time volunteering on many committees.  

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 5, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lime Rock; burial will follow in Lime Rock Cemetery.  

Memorial donations in Alice’s name may be made to either Trinity Episcopal Church, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville, CT 06039; or the Jane Lloyd Fund, c/o Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, 800 N. Main St., Sheffield, MA 01257-0400.

The family would like to thank Foothills Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Litchfield County, especially Marsha Brown and Elder Care of Norfolk for all their care. 

Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan.

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