Alice A Blevins

Alice was born in Chelsea.  She was one of three daughters born to the late Alek and Edith Fronckus.   Alice was raised in Chelsea and Medford.  After high school she worked at Commercial Union in Boston where she would meet her husband, Jim.  They married on August 4, 1950 and moved to Arlington in 1959 where they would raise their family. 

Alice worked part-time at the Fabric Corner in Arlington.  A talented seamstress herself, it was the perfect job for Alice.  She used her expertise in sewing to help her customers select the perfect material for their project.   Alice loved to sew so much that she had her sewing machine in her kitchen.  She made curtains, pillowcases, and clothing for her children.   When her youngest child, Laura, went off to school Alice got a job full-time at Arthur D. Little.    She worked at Arthur D.  Little for over 10 years.

Alice always put the needs of her family first.  She raised her children with good values and was there to guide them through decision making throughout their lives. She was an awesome mother and always wanted the best for her children.    As a family they took family vacations at Lake Winnipesaukee and York Beach Maine.  Alice will be remembered for having a happy personality and a smile on her face! 

Alice was the beloved wife of the late James L.  Blevins. She was the  loving mother of Richard of Longs, SC, Andrea Quill & her husband Ray of Pepperell, Steven of Londonderry, NH, and Laura Custance & her husband Joel of Burlington.  Proud grandmother of Raymond, Erin & Matthew Quill, Steven, Jr. & Kerstin Blevins, and Connor & Ryan Custance.  Great grandmother of Raymond, Kaleb, Landen, Ava & Mia.   Sister of Helen “Honey” Mandile of Waltham and Veronica Taylor of Milton.  Visiting hours will be held at the Edward V Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., Burlington on Friday, July 23 from 5-7 p.m.  Funeral from the Funeral Home on Saturday, July 24 at 8:45 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Eulalia Church, 50 Ridge St., Winchester at 10 a.m.  Burial will be private.