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Melva J. Alcombright

1919 - 2014 ADAMS Melva J. Alcombright, 94, of Adams, passed away June 1, 2014, at the Sweet Brook Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Williamstown. Born in Adams on Oct. 14, 1919, daughter of the late John and Konda Dabrowski Martoski, she attended Adams schools. Her first place of employment was for the former Berkshire Fine Spinning in Adams, after which she moved to Arizona for a short time, and was employed for the Davis Monthan Air Force Base as a riveter on the B-17 Bomber. She returned to Adams and became employed with the former Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams, where she retired. She was a member of the former St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Adams. She enjoyed cooking and knitting. Her husband, John Alcombright, whom she married on Oct. 13, 1946, died July 17, 1990. She is survived by a son, Alan Alcombright and his wife, Patricia, of Savoy; a sister-in-law, Irene Martoski; a daughter-in-law, Barbara Alcombright; two grandchildren, Marlene and Andrew Alcombright; six great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and grandpets. She was predeceased by a son, James A. Alcombright; a granddaughter, Dawn Celton; five brothers, Henry, Stanley, Anthony, Lawrence, and Steven Martoski, and five sisters, Helen Pause, Mary Wijda, Natalie Zdon, and Sophie and Janet Martoski. The family would like to thank the Staff at Sweet Brook for there kind and loving care for Melva during her stay as a resident. FUNERAL NOTICE: Services and burial in Bellevue Cemetery in Adams will be private and at the convenience of the family. Donations in her memory can be made to Hospice in the Berkshires or the in care of the TROTTIER PRINGLE FUNERAL HOME, 6 Summer St., Adams, who is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 4, 2014
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