Alice
Lord, Evelyn Alice 1926-2008 Born in Danvers, Massachuttes on June 9 1926. She and her husband Perley "Red" moved to Hermosa Beach from New Hampshire with their three daughters in 1955. Alice passed on August 19, in her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her family in her home the Crystal Palace. Alice retired from TRW/Northrup in 1981. She quickly became involved in the TRW's Retirement Association, serving as the Activities Coordinator and Director at Large. She joined the Hermosa Beach Garden Club and quickly volunteer much of her time towards upcoming events. She made many good friends while serving as 2nd Vice President. Traveling was her passion and she covered much of the globe and was always packed for the next adventure. Alice loved dancing, walking, talking up a storm, spending time with family and friends and eating chocolates from her secret stash. Alice will be missed dearly by her three daughters and their families. Survived by Gail Corey(Steve), Linda Kingdon(Steve), Susan Matterson(Steve). Her adoring and loving grandchildren Tyler, Leah, Stephanie, Devin, Seyd and Heth and great grandchildren Myla and Quinn Clerbratiion of her life will be held on September 20, 1:00 p.m. at White & Day, Manhattan Beach. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Relay for Life and Susan B. Komen Foundation.

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  1. we are very sorry about your loss we have been renting a house from alice for 7 years and have been very lucky to have her as a landlady as we have made our home here thanks to her. our deepest sympathies to her family

  2. I met Alice about 9 years ago when i said i would help a friend at our annual Christmas party at the Hacienda (retirees group) – Alice of course was in charge that night and when i got to know her, she was in charge the rest of the time also – anyway, i enjoyed her sense of humor and her spunk and her energy very much and i continued to work with and for her to this day – I did not know her at TRW but like i said, after i retired i met her – She certainly enjoyed her family and especially her grandkids and her trips to SLO – I will miss her – roc

  3. I will miss Alice very much. She was so brave, so confident, so giving. I am unable to attend the service, but I want the family to know I have appreciated knowing her.

  4. A burst of energy,a smart,hard working volunteer,a funny,verbal cross between a leprechaun and Lucille Ball. Never a dull moment with Alice, she lived her life to the fullest.She knew who she was and had no problems speaking her piece.She retained her New England values. She cherished her close, loving family..She was one of “the barrel of monkies” packed into the backseat of my little Honda on the way to Hermosa Garden Club meetings as we got lost, laughed and all talked at once. A loving friend I will always miss Alice. Anne Sullivan, President, Hermosa Garden Club.

  5. I last saw Alice in April at the TRA Spring Fling luncheon she set up. She was having a great time dancing with three men at the same time. She was a fun lady. She will be sorely missed! Sharon Boyer

  6. When Alice joined the Garden Club I had no idea she lived 2 blocks from me on the same street and had been there many, many years. I was then lucky enough to get to know her outside of the Club meetings. WELL!! There were no boundries to stop us from walking on the strand, walking the strand to have breakfast with the group, even walking to the Farmers Market only to huff & puff all the way home with bags of goodies. Those who knew Alive knew she walked everywhere. She put me to shame on her energy and love of life and laughter. She shared her family with me to the point I feel so close to her when I’m around Linda, Steve and all. I shall miss her deeply.

  7. Dear Family of Alice Lord, I am sorry about the lost of your loved one. Words cannot describe feelings in a time like this. Many have found comfort in the Bible’s promises of seeing our past loved ones again. Keep memories of your past loved one close.

  8. It’s not easy to say goodbye to such a wonderful friend. But the memories will be with me forever – like our trip to London, wow! what a whirlwind with her in the middle. Alice was always thinking and caring about everyone around her. She always made the garden club special and spirited. We’ll miss you my little wee person. Love and special hugs to Gail, Linda and Susan.

  9. I loved working with Alice in the Hermosa Garden Club.”We did good stuff!” she said. We were special friends and I was lucky to have met her. Alice was an inspiration to me. I will miss her.

  10. Alice had a sparkle in her eyes and a wonderful way of expressing herself. I loved her dearly. She made an unforgettable impression on my two daughters at the Relay for Life in 2007 when the four of us danced on the grass, and my daughter-in-law fell in love with her at my “New Year’s Eve party for women”. She was a memorable, exciting person and will be missed by all who were lucky enough to know her.

  11. We were privileged over many years to see the loving relationship Alice had with her daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren. She was a gregarious and popular “honorary neighbor” at our Ninth Street parties, where she always added a welcome touch of humor and excitement (especially when we talked about Vince Gill’s latest hits)! We know that Alice will live on in the loving memories of Linda, Steve, Stephanie, Devin, and her other daughters, sons-in-law and grandchildren. We will also miss her and remember her fondly.

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