Lucille (Spencer) Alpert

ALPERT, LUCILLE SPENCER; Chelsea, Michigan; age 89; went to be with her Savior, Jesus, on Tuesday, March 22, 2011; she was born December 3, 1921; in Frazeysburg, Ohio. Her family lived in Zanesville, OH, then moved to Texas and Minnesota in search of work. Lucy attended Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA and worked as a secretary until her marriage. She met Simon Alpert in Toledo, OH, and they were married on August 3, 1946. Lucy had a lovely singing voice, singing in her church choirs for many years. She also taught piano, organ, and voice. Lucy loved the Lord and was born again in the 5th grade. She was a member of Chelsea Free Methodist Church. Lucy enjoyed traveling to many places, such as Israel, Japan, Europe, Hawaii, Alaska and Mexico. She loved cats and was foster mother to seven feral cats and an opossum named Lucy. She is survived by three children, Lawrence (Susan) Alpert of Owosso, MI, Deborah Alpert (William) Sleight of Williamston, MI, and Rebecca Alpert (Donald) House of Chelsea; seven grandchildren, Daniel (Kendra) Alpert, Brian (Kim) Alpert, Christopher (Ashley) House, Anna House (Brian) Mote, Leah House, Alan Sleight and Emily Sleight; three great-grandchildren, Jaden, Jackson, and Avalie House; and several nieces, nephews, and their children. Her husband of 55 years, Simon Alpert, preceded her in death on April 25, 2002; she was also preceded in death by her two older brothers, Homer and Edward; and her identical twin sister, Martha. A Memorial Service was held Tuesday, March 29, at Chelsea Free Methodist Church, with Rev. Jeff Ford and Rev. Mearl Bradley officiating. Internment will be at Cycadia Cemetery, Tarpon Springs, FL.

Funeral Home

Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel
3410 Broad Street Dexter, MI 48130
(734) 426-4661
Published in Heritage Newspapers on Mar. 31, 2011