Alice Thornton, 82, passed away on March 22, 2015. She was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts on December 18, 1932 to Mary and James Eatough. She graduated from Burbank Hospital School of Nursing at Fitchburg State College in 1955. She is survived by her oldest daughter Laureen Hanley, son-in-law Bruce, two grandsons Matt and Josh; middle daughter Sherri Thornton, grandson Charles; and her youngest daughter Carol Berg, son-in-law Mike, grandsons Cayman, Broc, and Zackory Zrna. Alice was a registered nurse and worked in local hospitals and retired from LARC in 1996. Alice, the “Butterfly Lady,” was well loved by friends and family.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Crossroads Pay It Forward Program, 4201 N. 16th St. #110, Phoenix, AZ 85020.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 6-8 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ. Funeral services are Friday, April 3, 2015 at 10 AM at the same location.