• Alice M. Wells
    April 08,2014
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    Alice Wells
    Alice M. Wells

    BENNINGTON — Alice Mae Wells, 89, died Sunday, April 6, 2014.

    She was born Sept. 16, 1924, in Clifton, N.J., the daughter of Henry Archibald and Elizabeth (Stanley) Dow.

    She received her education in local schools.

    For many years, she ran Alice’s Restaurant in New York, and had also worked as a waitress in other area restaurants.

    She enjoyed playing poker and bingo.

    Survivors include four daughters, Linda Wells and Kathleen Oliver, both of Bennington, Sally Wells of Miami, Fla., and Rhoda Wells of North Bennington; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews

    She was predeceased by her former husband, Leonard Wells, who died in 2002; and her brothers and sisters: Henry Dow, William Dow, Sadie Cooper, Richard Dow and Dolly Dow.

    Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, at Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington.

    Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Mahar and Son Funeral Home.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the family, c/o Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
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