THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Alice A. Boyce
Issue Date: February 12, 2014
Alice A. Boyce, 69, of Marinette passed away Thursday, Feb. 6 at Bay Area Medical Center.
Born April 16, 1944, to the late John Jack and Freda (Campbell) Eastman in Portland, Me., she moved to Marinette as an infant. She graduated from Marinette Catholic Central High School and received her Advanced Certification in Religious Education. She worked at Stephenson National Bank and Trust as a teller and an Assistant Marketing Director. In 1972, she moved to Englishtown, N.J. where she married John Boyce on March 15, 1975. He preceded her in death on April 21, 1984. She returned to the area in 1979 and resided here since and taught religious education at Catholic Central High School for six years.
A member of Holy Family Parish, Marinette Moose Lodge and former member of Sacred Heart and Resurrection Womans Club, she served as Religious Education Coordinator for Holy Family, Resurrection, St. Mary, and SS. Joseph & Edward Parishes and was a Eucharistic Minister. She enjoyed her cats, baking, being around people and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by three sons, Bob (Mary Beth) Benedict, Paul (Mary Kay) Boyce and Sean (Melissa) Boyce, all of Marinette; a daughter-in-law, Tammy (Ted) Conte, of Panama City, Fla.; three brothers, John Jack Eastman Jr. of Belleview, Fla., Joseph (Kathy) Eastman and George (Mary) Eastman, both of Marinette; a sister, Charlene (Mike) Staudenmaier, of Marinette; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandson; many nieces; nephews and great-nieces nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, John, she was preceded in death by a son, Troy and a brother, Jim.
Friends called on Monday, Feb. 10 from 4 p.m. until time of a Parish wake service at 7 p.m. at Thielen Funeral Home. Visitation continued Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. A Funeral Mass followed at noon at Holy Family ParishOur Lady of Lourdes Church. Rev. Don Zuleger officiated with burial in Forest Home Cemetery.