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Alice M. Joseph, 96

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Alice M. (Haddad) Joseph, 96 of North Adams died peacefully on Friday, September 16, 2022 at Berkshire Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in North Adams on August 20, 1926 daughter of the late Harry Miller and Melvina (Joseph) Haddad. She attended schools in North Adams and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School. Alice was first employed by Sprague Electric Company and later worked at the Cafeteria at St. Joseph’s High School, Williams College and MCLA. Alice was a longtime and loyal communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Above all, Alice was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Alice was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Louis Joseph whom she married on September 17, 1949. He died on June 15, 1987. Survivors include her son in law, Wayne "Charlie" Wegrzyn of Somers, CT., grandchildren Morgan Killion (Paul) of Mechanicsburg , PA and Brett Wegrzyn (Amy) of San Diego, CA. She also leaves her brother George Haddad (Joanne) of Pittsfield and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her beloved daughter, Christina Wegrzyn, renowned ICU nurse for over 35 years who died on March 3, 2020.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Alice Joseph will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours are on Wednesday September 21, 2022 from 4-7 PM at the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home – CENTRAL CHAPEL 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. Donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s hospital. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Deepest condolences to Auntie Alice's family. Always a pleasure seeing her chatting with my Aunta Zowd when we visited Wells Ave. Best taboulah in the Berkshires.
from: David Peters & familyon: 09-23-2022

My heart goes out to the many family and friends of Alice. I did not know her but her family has painted a beautiful picture of her life. She is resting peacefully now
from: Peter spragueon: 09-22-2022

Alice was one of those people that never aged and I never thought I would have to say goodbye friend . Godspeed to your new forever home . Love you miss you
from: Renee Royal on: 09-21-2022

George, Charlie and Families, cousin Alice was and will always be a precious gem in my life. She was a carbon copy of her beloved Mother Melvina who never had a bad word about anyone. May she rest in peace with Sam and Tina! Bill Haddad
from: BILL HADDADon: 09-20-2022

I have such fond memories of Alice working in the cafeteria with my mother & Mae Lesage. What a team! I’ll miss her laughter and her stories. RIP Alice with Sam & Tina ?
from: Judy Nimmonson: 09-20-2022

Our dear and fondest memories through the years were spent with Auntie Alice at Auntie Zowd’s house. We will forever hold you close in our hearts. You are Home now in heaven with your beloved family. Our Dear Lord and the Blessed Mother will now hold you close until we see you again. Love Pammy, Walt and Ericca
from: on: 09-20-2022

Auntie Alice, you enjoyed life so much and spread that to everybody else! I will miss the smell of your kitchen!
Love you, God Speed.
from: Mary Lou Levanoson: 09-20-2022

We are sorry for your loss. We have such fond memories of Mrs. Joseph from our time at St. Joe's. May she rest in peace.
from: Thom and Mary Swifton: 09-20-2022

Our sincere sympathy. Aunt Alice was so caring, fun and giving. She was loved by many and will be missed by all of us.
Love, Sharon and Charlie
from: Sharon DeMyer Nemseron: 09-20-2022

Saddened to learn of Alice’s passing. I knew her from St. Joseph Cafeteria and St. Francis,
then St. Elizabeth’s parish. Condolences & prayers to her family.
from: Diane Parsonson: 09-19-2022

Sending my heartfelt condolences for your loss…she was such a big part of my life growing up and always a joy to be around, never a dull moment with her personality and laughter she provided us all… I’m broken, but sending love and hugs to the family she was so proud of always… RIP Aunt Al with your family who I’m sure welcomed you with open arms??
from: Cheryl Lefaveon: 09-19-2022

There is not enough space for what I want to say. My life is richer for knowing you. The memories I take with me... I chuckle at them as I write this. Thank you. RIP and I hope you are having one heck of a "cocktail party" at your reunion with all your family and friends.
from: Nancy Hargraveson: 09-19-2022

Charlie, Morgan and Brett, Bob and I are so sorry for the loss of Aunt Al. She was a spit fire and always loved hearing her stories. She will be missed.
from: Terry Haskinson: 09-19-2022

So sorry to here of her passing. Very nice lady. Prayers are with you all
from: Nanette Schmidton: 09-19-2022

My sweet Alice, I miss you already dearest friend. My sympathy to your family whom you loved so much. Sing with the angels, Sammy and Tina. ?????? Love, Pauline
from: Pauline McNicolon: 09-19-2022