Alice was born 27
December 1920 in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania and passed away January 31, 2013 in Jupiter Florida.
She was the youngest of 6 children of Cornelius Hart and
and the sole survivor of her immediate family. Alice was the
Patrick “Yankee Pat”
of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh, Northern
Ireland, Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia. She is believed to
have been the eldest Tinneny descendent in the United States.
predeceased by her brothers Cornelius, John, Frank and sisters,
Margaret and Isabel. She was married to retired Navy Captain Robert Earlston and resided in Jupiter Farms Florida moving there from
Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Great Mills, Maryland.
In addition to her
husband, she is survived by her daughters Alice Palmer of Yuma, Arizona and Mary Ellen & Anthony Sariti of Bethesda, Maryland and a
son James & Teri Kennedy of San Clemente, California. She was predeceased by
her daughter Constance Mangan. She is survived by step-son Jere &
Linda Earlston of San Diego, California. and a step daughter Dixie & Larry
Benoit of Lafayette, Louisiana. Surviving Grandchildren James Koch, Kevin
Koch, John Lynch, George Brownridge, Constance Lutz, William Waite,
Marcus Waite, Whitney Braden, Lonnie Benoit, Jamie Benoit, Robin
Calafata, Sam Earlston, Amy Sariti, Andrew Sariti, and Jeanette
Kennedy Gordon, and many great grandchildren, and 3 great great
Alice was a long time
parishioner at Saint Peter Catholic Church in Jupiter and
participated in many support roles there. She was an employee of Club
Demonstrations Company at the Costco store on North Lake Blvd were
she participated as a food demonstrator for 18 years, She had
previously lived in Pennsauken, N.J. where she was the owner and operator of
the Park Beauty Salon for 17 years. She was a teaching beautician
and taught the art of beauty and make up in the Haddonfield School
District. In 1971 she married Navy Lieutenant Bob Earlston, a union
that lasted forever. Visitation was February 6, at Taylor & Modeen
Funeral Home, Jupiter, FL. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated
11 a.m., Thursday, February 7th at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1701
Indian Creek Parkway, Jupiter, FL. Entombment followed at Royal
Palm Memorial Gardens, West Palm Beach, FL.
This is an edited
obituary which was published in The Palm Beach Post from February 3 to
February 6, 2013.