Alice Parlette Champlin, 101, a resident of the Rouse Suites, Youngsville, PA. and formerly of Somerset, Maryland, died Thursday, July 22, 2021.
Alice was born November 24, 1919, in Fairmont, W.V. She was the daughter of Charles Clarence and Lizzie Amanda Heaney Parlette. She attended Fairmont State University from 1939 to 1942 through a paid tuition by Governor Program called the National Youth Administration in Bursers Office. She with several family members established at the college a Heaney Family Descendants Scholarship Fund, which is now providing full scholarships for some students. She was a member of Gamma Chi Chi. Alice then left college, several weeks after World War II and was declared to work for the Treasury Department, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, as a government girl. On March 15, 1944, she married William A. Champlin. She traveled with her husband, to Japan and various cities on the East Coast and lived in family quarters on South Post, Fort Myers, FL
Alice had served for 7 years on the Town of Somerset, Maryland Town Council, she was active in the Democratic Party during the Kennedy Administration and was a devoted friend and supporter of renowned Senator, Joseph M. Montoya and his family of New Mexico. Alice worked for a non-profit organization in Health and Education Resources for many years. She was active in many aspects of All Saints Episcopal Church and was a Vestry member and had served as President of the W.A.S. and chaired their fall festivals.
Alice is survived by her 4 children – William, Jay, Catherine and Elizabeth, 7 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband and 10 brothers and sisters.
A Memorial service will be conducted at All Saints Church, 3 Chevy Chase Circle, Chevy Chase, MD., on Friday, December 10, 2021, at 11:00 AM
A luncheon will follow in the church’s great hall. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA., on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 1:00 PM, those wishing to go to the burial are asked to arrive at the administration building at 12:15 PM.
Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may do so by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com <www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com/> The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, PA. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.