Alice Marie Harrington

July 16, 1935 - September 15, 2013
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Alice Marie “Suggie” Quilter Harrington died Sunday, September 15, 2013, at her home. She was born July 16, 1935 in Galveston, Texas to Alice M. Kirschner Quilter and James Anthony Quilter.

Alice was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Roland Joseph Harrington; her parents; her step-father, Walter Bell; her late husband’s parents, Alma Anderson Harrington and J. O. Harrington; and brother-in-law, Walter L. “Skippy” Harrington.

She is survived by her sons: Gregory Roland Harrington and Cyndi Elles of Bayou Vista; and Jeffery James Harrington and Shirley Moore of Galveston; granddaughters: Carrie Lynn Harrington and Kelli Ann Harrington Gonzalez and John Matthew Gonzalez, of Galveston; as well as great-grandchildren: Shannon Joseph Harrington and Abigail Lynn, John Matthew, Austin James and Jenna Elizabeth Gonzalez; and her precious pet and companion, Ellie. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Geraldine Harrington and Doris Harrington Slawson and husband Amos Dean Slawson; nieces: Lisa Anne Harrington Kleyweg and Jim Kleyweg, Sharon Slawson Hood, Scott Hood and their children, Teri Lynn Slawson Nelson, Brad Nelson and their children; nephews Dennis L. and Lydia Harrington and their children, Kevin D. and Edie Harrington and their children, David Harrington, and Charles and Belinda Slawson and their children. Also remembering her will be the mother of her granddaughters, Donna Girouard and husband Mark and their children Kevin Girouard, Ben Girouard and Janae Girouard; and special friends Lou MacBeth and classmates from the Ursuline Academy Class of 1953.

Alice’s family will receive visitors beginning at 4:00 pm, Wednesday, September 18th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 5:30 pm.

The family thanks Suggie’s many friends for their love, their visits and their prayers and AMed Hospice nurse Ranay Danek for her compassionate care.

Memorials may be made to the Galveston Island Humane Society, 6814 Broadway, Galveston, Texas 77554

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Born: July 16, 1935
Died: September 15, 2013

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Stephanie Martin posted on 11/30/-1

My deepest condolences to all of you, ya'll are in our thoughts and prayers. Suggie was a wonderful lady that I will never forget. I will always be greatful that she called mom after daddy died.


Carol Anderson posted on 11/30/-1

Suggie will be greatly missed. Greg and Jeff, may God wrap you in memories to comfort you and give you a lighter heart in coming weeks. With love, Carol and Chuck Anderson


Debbie MacBeth-Johnson posted on 11/30/-1

Alice (Suggie) was a very special lady to my children and myself. We will always have fond memories or her as a part of our extended family.


Debbie Adams posted on 11/30/-1

In the past few years I got to know Suggie from my mother, Barb Swann. She was always so kind and considerate. She teased me about her dog making up to me and wanted to make sure that Ellie wouldn't end up in my suitcase going back to Kansas. Will be thinking of the whole family this week. Debbie