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Alice Alekna

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Alice, D., 101, of Tenafly, on October 10, 2013. Born in Scranton, PA, she came to NYC as a teenager, during the "Great Depression", and was able to secure a high paying job her first day. She never finished high school, but was able to complete the NY Times crossword puzzles with ease. She wanted to be a ballerina as a young adult. She loved writing poetry, her home and gardening. Alice considered her neighbors the BEST people on earth. She is survived by Robert and Irene, Anthony and Becky, Billy, David and Michael Chesek, Amy, Alex and Jake Lubus. Visitation at the Barrett Funeral Home, 148 Dean Drive, Tenafly on Monday, 4-7 PM. Friends and relatives are invited to assemble in the funeral home parking lot, Tuesday, at 10 AM and attend the religious service and interment at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Salvation Army, 436 Union St. Hackensack, NJ 07601, would be greatly appreciated. For directions visit
Published in The Record from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2013
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