- Addie E. Alley passed away at 88 on January 6, 2017. She was born on June 27, 1928, to the late Captain Harley O. Norton and the late Angelina (Alley) Norton.
She taught in Alley's Bay School on Beals Island for many years. On June 10, 1953, she married Closson F. Alley Jr. She attended Washington State Teachers College in Machias and received her B.S. In the late 70's, Addie returned to teaching. She taught kindergarten morning and 7th grade reading and social studies. Addie retired in 1995. She played organ and piano, and was a very accomplished musician. She sang in choirs and duets, attended the Advent Church, served as president of the WHFMS, building fund treasurer and served on the board.
Addie is survived by her son, Harley F. Alley and his significant other, Mary Reed; grandchildren, Ernest and Joseph Reed; Maegan and Hailey Alley; sister-in law, Amanda Marcoux.
She was predeceased by both of her parents and husband.
Graveside services will be held later in the spring. Arrangements entrusted to Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home. Memories may be shared at www.bragdonkelley.com
Published on  January 17, 2017