The Journal Register (Medina, NY)


January 13, 2014

Alice Mae Sills

MEDINA — Alice Mae Sills "Sue" (Strickland), 90, formerly of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 12, 2014, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home. She was born in the Town of Gaines, the daughter of George and Phoebe Strickland, and had lived in Orleans County for many years before moving to Rochester. She was a member of the Carlton United Methodist Church and enjoyed being with family and friends.

She is survived by two children, William (Brenda) Sills of Medina, Christine (Edward)      Walczak, Sr. of Albion; grandchildren, Laura Sills-Merkl (Billy), Steven Sills of Medina, Barbara (Mark) Parker of Albion, Edward (Crysta) Walczak, Jr of Medina; five great-grandchildren; brother, Ivan Strickland of Kenyonville; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Arthur, Lloyd and Jack Strickland; great-grandson, Brandon Parker.

There will be no prior calling hours. A celebration of Sue's life will be held on Friday, January 24, 2014, at 11 AM at the Carlton United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the                convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans.

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