AUBURN- Christine M. (Fortier) Alcorn, 93, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Care One Millbury.
She was the wife of 63 years to the late Samuel Alcorn who died in 2012.
Mrs. Alcorn was born in Sharon, Connecticut on May 21, 1928 daughter of the late Ulysses and Gladys (Way) Fortier. She began her career working at the former State Mutual Insurance Company and later worked for Robinson Thread Company before working in the cafeteria of The College of The Holy Cross where she retired from in 1993.
She enjoyed crocheting and donated many baby blankets over the years. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles and the jumble in the daily newspaper and watching the Game Show Network and Dancing with the Stars.
She leaves behind two sons, Alan J. Alcorn and his wife Bernice of Worcester and James D. Alcorn and his wife Karen of Worcester; a daughter, Deborah L. Knox of Danielson, CT; three grandchildren, Allyse Knox, Dr. Meagan Geoffrion and her husband, Alan and Daniel Knox.
Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Alcorn was predeceased by her siblings, Edith Chase and Edward Fortier.
Family and friends will celebrate her life on July 13, 2021, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, with a service to follow from 3:00 - 3:30 pm at the Callahan, Fay & Caswell Life Celebration Home, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ascend Hospice of Massachusetts, 100 Locke Dr., Marlborough, MA 01752 or to Care One Millbury, 312 Millbury Ave., Millbury, MA 01527.