Alice M. (Hotchkiss) Kibbe, 87, of Somers, beloved wife of 27 years to the late Ralph ‘Puffer’ Kibbe, peacefully passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020 at St Francis Hospital. She was born in Torrington, CT on October 14, 1933, daughter of the late Antionette (Guillaume) and Wallace Hotchkiss. She was a resident of Somers for over 60 years. Alice worked at many places throughout her life, but was most happy working at Frank’s Nursery and Crafts. She was an avid crafter, creating needlework gifts for her family, and had an extensive inventory of Christmas decorations. Alice was also very active in her community. She was a member of TOPS (CT 108), and volunteered for the American Cancer Society walks for many years. Most recently, she organized many activities in the Woodcrest community where she resided over 8 years.
Alice is survived by her children, Christine Morehouse and her husband Steven of FL, Cheri Goodison of Vernon, Carolyn Johnson of Manchester, and Laura Fenoff and her husband Ron of Somers; sixteen grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren, special friends of many years Al, Barbara, and John Zwingelstein, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. In addition to her late husband Ralph, she was predeceased by her daughter, Cynthia Little; her brothers, Richard Drumm and James Drumm, and her sister, Antoinette Consolini.
Due to Covid restrictions her family will receive friends from 10 – 11 am on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main St, Somers, CT. Services will be private. Friends are welcome to attend the burial at approximately 12:45 pm at Somers Center Cemetery , 81 Battle St, Somers, CT.. Donations in Alice’s memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA, 01104. For online condolences, please visit www.leetestevens.com.