ALICE GRAVELLE (nee BOURGEOIS) Passed away suddenly at St. Michael's Hospital on Thursday, January 10, 2013 in her 84th year. Beloved wife of the late Omer "Pop" Gravelle. Loving mother of David Gravelle (Kathryn) of Penetanguishene and Janet MACAlpine (Kevin) of Oakville. Cherished memere of Connor, Mara and Jack MACAlpine, and Sean and Ava Gravelle. Sister of Louis Bourgeois (Irene), Simone Asselin (late Venard) and predeceased by Cyril Bourgeois (late Theresa). She will be sadly missed by her many relatives and friends. Alice was a proud volunteer with Georgian Bay General Hospital and provided loving support to the patients and chapel at the Penetanguishene site. She loved assisting the priest with Friday Mass and providing communion to patients and shut-ins in the community. Alice worked previously for Ontario Hydro, Bausch & Lomb, Nicholls Funeral Home and St. Ann's Church. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Ladies of St. Ann's, and past Ladies President of the Penetanguishene Curling Club. Visitation will be held at the Penetanguishene Funeral Home Cremation Centre, 155 Main Street, Penetanguishene on Sunday, January 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church on Monday, January 14th at 10:30 a.m. Spring interment St. Ann's Cemetery. If desired, donations to the Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation or St. Ann's Church would be greatly appreciated.
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Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 13, 2013