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Alice Goodell Rockwood

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Alice Goodell Rockwood

AGE: 93 • West Chester, PA - Hockessin, Del.

Alice Goodell Rockwood, age 93, of West Chester, PA, formerly of Hockessin, DE died on March 30, 2017 at Brandywine Hall, West Chester, PA.

Alice was a proud graduate of Mt. Holyoke College. She worked as a teacher in multiple positions including teaching English as a Second Language, Special Education in the Christina District and at the Ferris School for Boys.

Alice was active in the Questers Antique group and the University of Delaware Academy of Lifelong Learning. She had fond memories of growing up in Radburn, NJ and Newton, MA. She had a wide range of hobbies that included rug hooking, knitting, painting, swimming and reading.

Alice especially enjoyed her summers in Maine and always had a Sheltie in her life. She was a lifelong learner who had an incredible work ethic and sought to be useful for all of her life.

She is predeceased by her husband, Alan Rockwood, sister, Ellen Tisinger, and son Donald Rockwood. Survivors include daughter Joan Baptiste, of Avondale, PA, daughter Gail Rockwood, of West Chester, PA, son Paul Rockwood, of Toronto, ON, ten grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and her beloved cat George.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707 with a Prayer Service beginning at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, DE.

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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 2 to Apr. 4, 2017
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