Alice M. Christe
Date of Passing:
Christe, Alice, M., (Martin), 86, of Barney Street, Rumford, died peacefully on August 13, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Anton F. Christe Jr.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Edward and Alice (Matthewson) Martin, she lived in Rumford for 54 years. She was a graduate of Hope High School Class of 1946.
Mrs. Christe was a telephone operator at NE Telephone and then worked in the billing department at the Narragansett Electric Co. for 15 years and later a devoted homemaker.
Alice was a communicant of St. Margaret Church. She had a passion for reading and was a devoted Boston Red Sox fan. Her greatest role in life was being a selfless mother who took great pride in raising her two children and was a devoted and loving wife to her husband. She cherished all children, loved to laugh and was a true believer in the power of prayer. The legacy she leaves behind is one of faith in God, devotion to family and optimism in life.
Besides her husband of 62 years, she is survived by a son, Michael E. Christe of Indianapolis, IN and Diane M. Leinhauser (Mark) of Warwick and five grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held on Monday August 18, 2014 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Church, 1098 Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford at 10 a.m. Burial follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Calling hours are Sunday 2-4 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Alice’s memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 would be deeply appreciated.