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DEC. 3, 1909 -- JULY 5, 2004

Alice Schaffer Albee, a retired teacher and volunteer, died July 5 in St. Ann's Home in Rochester after a lengthy illness. She was 94.

Born in Rochester, Mrs. Albee studied piano at Eastman School of Music during the 1920s and attended Rochester Normal School for Teachers. She returned to Buffalo and earned a degree from Buffalo State Teachers College.

For 20 years, she taught kindergarten and second grade in the Buffalo and Amherst school districts, including Eggert Road and Windermere Boulevard elementary schools. She retired in 1969.

After retiring, Mrs. Albee taught at an Amherst nursery school.

She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years and served as a deacon. She was also active with the congregation's Women's Association. A member of the Amherst Book Club, she enjoyed growing roses and volunteering in the gift shop of Deaconess Hospital.

Her husband 27 years, Samuel A. Albee, died in 1971.

Surviving is a daughter, Katherine Albee Lasser of Pittsford.

Services were held July 7. Burial was in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.


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