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Alice M. Ricker

February 29, 1928 ~ July 28, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old


Alice M. (Duchaine) Ricker, 94, of Farmington, died on Thursday (July 28, 2022) at Farmington Station.
Alice was born in Bristol on February 29, 1928 and was a daughter of the late Thomas and Alice (Rioux) Duchaine. She formerly lived in Bristol and Burlington and worked as a school nurse and owned and operated the former Village Spirit Shop in Burlington. She enjoyed staying active and volunteering for various organizations including the Burlington Senior Center, Collinsville Axe Museum, and election days in Burlington.
Alice leaves a daughter: Karen Ribeiro and husband, Steven, of Burlington; her grandson who was the light of her life: Joshua Ribeiro in Vermont; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Edward Ricker, a daughter, Cynthia Ricker, and her siblings: Delia Larson, Lena Szymanski, Thomas Duchaine, Leo Duchaine, Aurieault Duchaine, Normand Duchaine, Joseph Donald Duchaine, Jeannine Reeves, and Frederick Duchaine.
A private graveside service will be celebrated in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Funk Funeral Home is honored to serve the family. Please visit Alice’s memorial web-site at

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