Alice M. (Pollock) Durand, 77

PUTNAM, CONN. — Alice M. (Pollock) Durand, 77, died Monday, June 10 in Davis Place, Killingly, Conn., with family at her side. Her husband, Robert Durand, died in 1997. 

She leaves three children, Christine A. Bastek and her husband Scott of Thompson, Conn., Constance E. McNally and her husband Thomas of Webster, and Dean D. Hare and his wife Michelle of Fort Mill, SC; 4 stepchildren, Daniel Durand and his wife Joy of Pomfret, Doug Durand of Woodstock, Donna Oliver and her husband Andrew, also of Woodstock, and Diane Breen of Charlton; 5 grandchildren, Zachary, Tyler and Noah Alexander, and Travis and Cole Hare; two great-grandchildren, Kinsley Alexander and Owen Hare; 12 step-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Langworthy of Ganesvoort, NY; nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her sister Joyce Lapointe Deitrich, by her nephew Mark Langworthy and by her brother-in-law, Roger Langworthy. 

She was born and raised in Ganesvoort, NY, a daughter of Clifford and Iona (Mallory) Pollock and graduated from South Glens Falls High School in 1960. She lived in Plainfield, Conn., before moving to North Grosvenordale in 1977. She had resided in Putnam since 2001. 

Mrs. Durand worked as a clerk in the houseware department at Walmart in Putnam for 20 years. 

She bowled in leagues at Friendly Bowling Lanes. 

Alice’s daughters would like to thank the girls at Davis Place for the excellent care she received. The care and compassion given to Alice in her final days will never be forgotten. Thank you all. 

A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 12, at 11 a.m. in Saint Joseph Cemetery, 18 Main Street, North Grosvenordale. There are no calling hours. Donations in her name may be made to Davis Place Patient Activities Fund, 111 Westcott Road, Killingly, CT 06239. Arrangements are under the direction of Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 East Main Street, Webster, MA.


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