Ticonderoga — Alice M. Arthur, 89, of Queensbury, formerly of Algonkin Street in Ticonderoga, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at her residence.
Born in Granville, July 29, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Patrick E. and Anna (Powers) McGrath.
Mrs. Arthur was a resident of Ticonderoga for most of her life. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. She was a member of St. Mary's Altar Society and the Catholic Daughters of America, Court of St. Mary's 794 of Ticonderoga.
Mrs. Arthur served as town clerk of Ticonderoga from 1960 until 1972.
She was predeceased by her husband, Richard G. Arthur, on Feb. 2, 1990.
Survivors include two sons, Charles P. Arthur and his wife Frances of Voorheesville and Richard F. Arthur and his wife Elizabeth of Ticonderoga; four daughters, Mary Anne Schaffer and her husband Clarence of Glens Falls, Jane Banker and her husband Richard of Somerset, Ind., Shirley teRiele and her husband Gerard of Canton and Virginia Arthur and her husband Thomas Haluska of Champlain, Minn.; one brother, Richard McGrath of Whitehall; and two sisters, Edna Pagones and Anna Kaplan, both of Granville. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home in Ticonderoga.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. Her nephew, the Rev. Peter Pagones, will officiate.
The rite of committal will take place at the family plot of the Valley View Cemetery of Ticonderoga in the spring.