Alice Mary (Rexford) Grant, of Weymouth, passed away on October 28, 2017. The daughter of the late Ross and Evelyn (Sargent) Rexford of South Weymouth, she spent most of her life in her hometown. Alice graduated from Weymouth South High School in 1972 and was a unit coordinator in the Emergency Department at South Shore Hospital for many years. Alice touched the lives of countless people with her generosity and bright personality. She cared deeply for her family, friends, and animals. She could often be spotted riding her horse, “Sage”, around Weymouth.
Alice is survived by her two loving children: Holly Grant-Marsney and her husband, Brent Marsney, of Pembroke and Daniel Grant of Weymouth, and their father, Donald Grant of Weymouth. She had recently become a grandmother, “Nanny”, to Devin Marsney of Pembroke. Alice is also survived by her siblings: Claire Rexford of Weymouth, Janice Rath of Vermont, Paul and his wife Sharon Rexford of Weymouth, and Anne and her husband William Barstis of Abington. She is survived by her nephew, Richard Barstis of Abington, and niece, Elizabeth Rexford of Rockland and is preceded in death by her beloved niece, Nicole Barstis of Abington. She also leaves her dear friends near and far, and her many extended family members.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the visiting hours for Alice on Thursday, November 2 from 4-8 PM in the C.C. Shepherd Funeral Home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Square) S. Weymouth. Relatives and friends will gather in the Funeral Home Friday morning at 8:30 AM for a celebration of life prior to the Funeral Mass, which will be at St. Francis Xavier Parish at 9:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Alice Grant to GROW Associates, 68 Mazzeo Dr. Randolph, MA 02368, www.grow-associates.org or your nearest branch of the Humane Society of the United States, www.humanesociety.org.