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Alice C. Gessner, 91, passed away October 15, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fla.
She was born January 3, 1925 in Shanghai, China.
She received her masters degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, raised her family in Glen Ridge, NJ before retiring to Silver Spring, MD, where she loved gardening. She moved to Jacksonville, Fla. in 2013.
Alice is survived by her son, Kelvin (Carol) Chen of Westland, MI; daughters, Grace Chen of Jacksonville, Fla. and Elaine (Michael) Marotta of Andover; grandchildren, Alison and Jonathan Marotta of Andover. She was predeceased by her husband, Adolf Gessner.
A Funeral Service was held at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Blvd. W, Silver Spring, MD 20901, on Monday, October 24 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association or American Heart Association.
Published on  October 27, 2016
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