Alice Arakelian
Alice Arakelian
Alice Arakelian

Service Information

A memorial service will be held November 10 at 11:00 a.m. at the North Billerica Baptist Church, 17 Colson Street.

Interment Information

Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica.

Memorial Donations

Donations may be made in Alice's name to Treasure Coast Hospice Foundation, (https://treasurehealth.org/ways-to-give/donate) or The Organization for Autism Research, (https://researchautism.org).

Obituary of Alice Arakelian

Alice L. Arakelian, age 92, passed away on October 26,

2018, in Jensen Beach, Florida. She was a lifelong

resident of Billerica, Massachusetts, a graduate of Howe

High School, and attended Massachusetts College of Art.

She was a member of the North Billerica Baptist Church

where through the years she taught Sunday school, sang

in the choir, and was a member of their ABC Women's

Group. Alice was active in many community activities,

including President of the Billerica Alumni Association,

PTA, and Billerica Garden Club.

Alice was an avid gardener and nature lover. She

enjoyed drawing and painting, especially her beautiful

flowers she grew in her gardens. She loved boating and

swimming, beginning as a child growing up on the Concord

River through her early 90s at her beloved Florida Keys

home.

Alice was married to Morris for 72 years before

his death in 2017. She was predeceased by her brothers,

Frederick and Everett Gile, and her sister, Lois (Gile)

Laverty. She is survived by her four children: Lee

(Arakelian) and Richard Marzilli of Lexington,

Massachusetts; Martha (Arakelian) and John Re of

Newport, Vermont; Penny (Arakelian) and Harry Cooke of

Jensen Beach, Florida; and Polly Arakelian of Methuen,

Massachusetts; eight grandchildren and thirteen great

grandchildren; and her sister, Emma (Gile) Hatch of

Indiana.

A memorial service will be held November 10 at

11:00 a.m. at the North Billerica Baptist Church,

17 Colson Street.

Donations may be made in Alice's name to

Treasure Coast Hospice Foundation,

(https://treasurehealth.org/ways-to-give/donate)

or

The Organization for Autism Research,

(https://researchautism.org).

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