Alice Jean Brees

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  • "We are sorry for the loss of your Mother, and Grandmother,..."
    - Dick and Bonnie Hebert
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RAVENA Alice Jean Brees, 82, died peacefully Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at her residence. Jean was born in South Glens Falls, moved to Calif. where she lived for 30 years, then came back to New York in 2002. She was a veteran of the US Coast Guard, had worked for the NYS Legislature and retired after 27 years of service with Beckman Instruments in Calif. Jean enjoyed fishing, slot machines, bowling, poetry and choir. Jean was predeceased by her husband, Orlo M. Brees; her parents, Allen and Isabel (Smith) Gregory; and seven siblings. Survivors include her children, Elinor Dusty Barbour and Gregory O. Brees; grandchildren, Cindy (Shawn) Leonard and Stephany (Steven) Hebert; and three great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service 6 p.m. on Friday, September 9, 2005 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 would be appreciated.

Published in Albany Times Union from Sept. 8 to Sept. 9, 2005