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Shirley E. Alix
CUMBERLAND - Shirley E. (Drummond) Alix, 90, of Cumberland, died on Tuesday at Mt. St. Rita Health Centre in Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Clifford L. Alix.
Born in Pawtucket on May 10, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mildred(Cheney) Drummond.
Mrs. Alix was employed by the former Almacs Supermarket as a clerk for several years prior to retiring.
She was a longtime member of the Cumberland Community Methodist Church where she participated in church activities, served as a volunteer on numerous committees and was a member of the church choir.
Her favorite pastimes included taking car trips with her husband to the mountains and Cape Cod and enjoying cruises. In earlier years, she was a volunteer with the Brownie and Girl Scout programs.
She leaves three children: Joyce Francavilla and her husband, Salvatore, of Fairfield, NJ;Jeffrey Alix and his wife, Kerry, of Laguna Hills, CA and Thomas Alix and his wife, Ricki, of Pahrump, Nevada; a son-in-law: George Hamod of Cumberland, husband of her late daughter, Judith C. Hamod; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; a sister: June Stroscia of Pawtucket and several nieces and nephews and extended family members.
She was the maternal grandmother of the late Todd Francavilla. She was the sister of the late Stella Watts, Lois Dawson and Russell Drummond.
Visitation respectfully omitted.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 11:00 AM at the Cumberland Community Methodist Church, 481 Broad Street, Cumberland.
Burial will be private in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston.
Following church services an invitation will be extended to join the family for a time of continued fellowship and refreshments in the church.
Please do not send flowers. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mt. St. Rita Health Centre, 15 Sumner Brown Road, Cumberland, RI 02864.