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Alice (Detkos) Downie, 83 years old, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Buffalo General Hospital. She was born in Niagara Falls on August 3, 1934, the daughter of the late Stanley and Frances (Szczes) Detkos.
Alice was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School. She worked as a bookkeeper for various physicians in the Niagara Falls area and retired in 1998. She was a member of the 'Redhatters' and enjoyed participating in activities at the John Duke Center. Alice also enjoyed oil painting and working on crafts, but her special joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Alice is survived by her children, Cathy (David) Goodsell, Dennis (Gail) Downie, Timothy Downie, Richard Downie and Brian (Jill) Downie; her sister, Marian Detkos; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Stanley and Daniel Detkos.
Private funeral services and interment were held at the Holy Trinity Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Jacek P. Mazur officiating. Arrangements entrusted to the LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC.
Published on October 24, 2017
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