Alice A. Parish
Alice A. Parish, 99, died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at St. Camillus Foundation in Wauwatosa.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, April 12, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Burial was in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Visitation was at the church Thursday.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Church in Stevens Point Trust Fund at http://togetherinfaith.org; Pacelli Catholic Schools in Stevens Point at https://pacellicatholicschools.com/ giving; and St. Camillus Foundation in Wauwatosa at https://stcamsecure. worldsecuresystems.com/make-a- gift.html.
Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Parish was born in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late John and Rose Laszewski. As a small child, she moved with her family to Milwaukee. She graduated from Riverside High School in Milwaukee.
She was married to David Parish in 1939 at St. Stanislaus Church. He died Jan. 30, 2002.
She moved back to Stevens Point and was a homemaker most of her married life. In later life she was employed with the Stevens Point School system in food services.
She was a longtime active member of St. Joseph Church. She belonged to St. Anne’s Society of St. Joseph Church and Knights of Columbus Auxiliary. Along with her husband, she was a longtime supporter of Stevens Point Catholic Schools.
Later in life, she was also a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and at St. Michaels Hospital.
Survivors include five children, Frederick (Jeanne) Parish, Robert (Ann) Parish, Nancy Beck, Dr. Mary (Thomas) Gavinski and Paul (Kathy) Parish; 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.