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Alice Duce
MIDDLETOWN - Alice Duce,

94, of Wolcott Avenue, Middletown, RI, died Tuesday, January 12, 2011 at Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick, RI with her daughter and granddaughter by her side.
She was the wife of the late Herbert William Duce.
Born in Westfield, MA on December 1, 1916, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Adelaide (Burnett) Hallbourg.
Alice graduated from the Newport Hospital School of Nursing in 1938. She worked as a Registered Nurse both in private duty and for Dr. William Levin. Mrs. Duce was a member of the Newport Congregational Church and the Newport Hospital Alumni Association. Alice and Bill were the proprietors of Blaine Jewelers on Americas Cup Avenue and later Blaine-Duce Jewelers in Middletown. In retirement, she ran a B&B from her home from 1990 to 2002.
Son Robert William Duce of Lutz, FL, daughter Sandra Saunders of East Greenwich, RI, her brother Donald Hallbourg of Stockton, CA and a sister Shirley Jones of Oakville, Ontario, Canada, and one granddaughter Jennifer Saunders of Foster, RI, survives her.
Her brothers David, Darwin and Walter Hallbourg preceded her in death.
A memorial service will be held at a date to be announced in the United Congregational Church, Valley Road, Middletown. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840.
Condolences, information and directions are available at www.memorialfuneralhome.com

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