Alice Warner McDonald of Mashpee, 101, died August 27.

She was born in Sunderland, the daughter of Roger A. and Florence (Chapin) Warner.

A graduate of North Adams State Teachers College, she became an elementary school teacher.

Ms. McDonald initially taught school in the Sunderland area, and then taught in West Hartford, Connecticut, where she remained for many years.

She met Lloyd McDonald after her move to Connecticut and he became her husband. They lived in West Hartford and in New Zealand.

She and her husband spent their retirement years on the Cape; they lived at Sea Pines in Brewster for 28 years and Ms. McDonald later moved to Wingate Assisted Living in Brewster. Most recently, she had been a resident at Laurentide Assisted Living in Mashpee.

She leaves a brother, Elmer Warner of St. Charles, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews, both in the US and in New Zealand.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years; and their son, James S. McDonald, who died in 2009.

Ms. McDonald will be privately interred with her husband at Riverside Cemetery in Sunderland.

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