Alice Louise Marshall, 93, of Rockport, died Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Knox Center For Long Term Care in Rockland where she had resided for four years.

Born in Camden May 23, 1919, she was the daughter of Harold and Margaret (Quinn) Kaler. She married John N. Marshall in September 1938. They had lived in Rockport village for many years where she attended the Rockport Baptist Church.

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker, Alice also sold Avon products and especially enjoyed the socialization with her many customers over the years. She had been an active member of the Women’s Relief Corps locally and spent many hours of service through this organization locally and at the Togus VA Hospital.

A talented crafter, Alice kept busy knitting, crocheting, and designing many crafts which she sold at craft shows. She spent many hours sewing and crocheting intricate lace linens which were very popular items.

A free spirited woman, Alice always kept her suitcase packed and ready to go on travelling adventures with family and friends. Her family remembers a special event of Alice riding on the back of her great-grandson’s motorcycle when she was well into her 80s.

Alice’s family would like to express their gratitude to the many caregivers at Knox Center for their loving and compassionate care.

Surviving are her children, Frederick Marshall and his companion, Bonnie Seekins of Belfast; Margaret Smith of Camden; Shirley Marshall of Camden; Jeannette Nash and her husband, Robert of Rockport; Bernadette Barrows and her husband, Wayne of Union; 16 grandchildren Fred Whitehall; Lee Jameson and wife, Cindy; Amy Moody and husband, Wayne; John Smith and wife, Lisa; Brenda Dodge and husband, Frank; Robert Nash and wife, Tara; Matthew Barrows and wife, Amanda; Greg Barrows; Ariel Dodge and husband, Donovan; Erica Barrows and partner, James Pew; Amanda Barrows; Brent Barrows; Justice Barrows; Daniel Barrows; Alexis Barrows; and Devan Barrows; many great and great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; and her special friend Irene Pettee. She was predeceased by her husband, John N. Marshall who died in 1976; her son, John Marshall; grandson, Larry Jameson; and a brother, John Kaler.

A graveside service will be held Friday, April 12, at 3 p.m. at Amesbury Hill Cemetery in Rockport followed by a reception at the Rockport Masonic Center, 361 Main St., Rockport. If desired, memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 U.S. Rt. 1, Suite C, Scarborough, ME 04074 or to the Humane Society of Knox County, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the Marshall family by visiting their book of memories at Arrangements are with the Long Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 9 Mountain St., Camden.