Bangor - Alice Robinson Day, 73, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on February 13, 2020, after a long courageous battle with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer of the bone marrow. She was born in Ellsworth on March 23, 1946, to Oliver and Alice (Dolliver) Robinson.
She grew up in Manset/Southwest Harbor graduating from Pemetic High School and earned a degree from Husson College. On May 7, 1966 she married George Peter Day at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bangor. They were blessed with three boys and spent many happy years at their home in Bangor and camp on Beech Hill Pond. She loved her family and was an active volunteer for the boys' many activities; scouting, including being a Den Mother; sports, providing countless rides to football, track, and swim team practices; and other school events. She enjoyed gardening and adopting and caring for cats that needed special love. She was also an avid tennis player becoming a member of the USTA. She enjoyed playing with her tennis "ladies" both recreationally at Bangor Indoor Tennis teams and competitively with USTA teams. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister Sylvia Jones; brother-in-law, Terrence Cassidy; and sister-in-law, Loretta Robinson.
Alice is survived by her husband of 53 years, Peter; three brothers, Albert and his wife Brenda; Reverends James and Dee Robinson; and Lawrence; three sons, Steven and his wife, Paula of Turner; Christopher and Shiella of Bangor; Timothy and his wife, Elizabeth of Benton. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren; Megan and her husband Bernard Cannavan; George Christopher and his wife Emily; Abigail and her fiance Cole Miller; Jack, Ainsley, Colin, and Kiera; along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. She is also survived by an amazing sister-in-law, Penny Cassidy and special friend Jane W. Hausmann.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Astrid Andreescu, the nurses, and all the staff at Lafayette Family Cancer Center for the professional and compassionate care they provided to Alice for over seven years of treatment. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Alice's memory may be sent to The Ark Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 276, Cherryfield, ME 04622.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11:00 AM Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 768 Ohio Street, Bangor. A reception will immediately follow at the church center and burial will be at a later date. Arrangements trusted to Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. Messages and memories may be shared with her family at kileyandfoley.com.
Published on February 14, 2020