Alyce K. Reber, 88, of Bethany Gardens, formerly of West Carter Rd., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. She was born on September 18, 1923 in Rome, a daughter of the late James and Margaret Littleton Kenneally. On December 16, 1950 in St. Peter's Church, Alyce was united in marriage to Karl Reber; a blessed union of 55 years until his passing which occurred on February 20, 2006. She retired from New York Telephone in 1960. Alyce was a licensed beautician and worked from her home for many years. She was a member of St. Peter's Church and enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles. Alyce is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, AnnaMae and Stanley "Mike" Hugunine of Verona; her special loving nieces, Beve, JoAnn, Mary, and Cindy; and several additional loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, John Reber on January 2, 1978; four sisters, Mae Stockbridge, Katherine Tuttle, Margaret Kenneally, and Nora Burns; and four brothers, James, Thomas, Joseph, and William Kenneally. Mrs. Reber's funeral service will be held on Thursday at 6:00p.m. at the Gulla Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 209 N. Washington St., Rome, (336-5700). Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 4:00 to 6:00p.m. prior to the service. The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the entire staff at Bethany Gardens especially Cheri, B.J., MaryBeth, and Linda for whom she felt a special affection. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Scoliosis Foundation, 5 Cabot Pl., Stoughton, MA 02072.
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