The Life of Alice J. Woodburn

Alice J. Woodburn CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Alice J. Woodburn, 65, passed away September 9, 2017. Alice was born in Akron, Ohio to Harold and Joan (Halpin) Taylor and was a 1970 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School. To all who knew her, she was a beautiful and loving soul. She always put others before herself, even when she was in need. Alice was an incredible artist, always seeking a creative outlet. She loved spending time with her family and friends, cooking, traveling, tending to her garden, and decorating her home for holidays. She was witty, full of spirit, and enjoyed talking to others to learn their story. Alice always sought to cross borders with her neighbors instead of building walls. A lifelong resident of Cuyahoga Falls, Alice was proud of her city and loved raising her family here. She was a third generation member of Pilgrim United Church of Christ, which she greatly loved through a lifetime of service. Alice was a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant at Edwin Shaw Rehab Hospital for over 20 years. She was passionate about her work helping and mentoring others, and earned the 2015 Ohio Fieldwork Consortium''s Field Educator of the Year, for excellent student education. Alice has been reunited with her parents; sister, Carol Hunt; and grandson, Aidan Ing. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Thomas, whom she was married to for 47 years, but loved for 51 years; children, Wendy (Victor) Ing of Cuyahoga Falls, Dan (Maryjo) Woodburn of Westerville and Katie (Tom) Woodburn-Dietrich of Cuyahoga Falls; grandchildren, Sam, Ceci, Leo, Lily, Gabe, Desmond; and brother, John (Kathleen) Taylor of Tallmadge. Alice will be missed by so many, though she will forever be present in our hearts and minds. "On our love" we will be together again, some day. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 14 in the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, where a funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 15, Rev. Kirk Bruce officiating. Interment, Chestnut Hill Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Falls Cancer Club, P.O. Box 3244, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223. To view tribute video, send condolences or sign the guest book Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Sept. 12, 2017

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