Alice Horonzy Guidi, 97, formerly of Great Barrington

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By Monday, Oct 2 Obituaries

Alice Horonzy Guidi, 97, formerly of Great Barrington, died Sunday, Oct. 1, at Laurel Lake Assisted Living in Lee.

Alice Horonzy Guidi

Alice was born July 27, 1920, in Great Barrington, the daughter of John and Mary (Chrostowski) Horonzy. She was a graduate of the former Searles High School class of 1939 and then went on to graduate from the Pittsfield Secretarial School. She was employed at Searles Middle School as a secretary until her retirement in 1982. Alice also volunteered at the Fairview Hospital gift shop and the Red Cross blood bank. She was a member of St. Peter’s Church and also a member of the Thursday Morning Club. She enjoyed walking, golfing, crossword puzzles and spending winters in Florida with her husband, Bernard Guidi, whom she was married to on May 15, 1949, at All Saints Church in Housatonic by Rev. Joseph Lekston. Bernard predeceased Alice on Nov. 19, 1990. Alice is survived by one sister: Virginia Beligni; two nieces: Patricia Shultis and Barbara Dryer; four nephews: Michael Beligni, Edward Horonzy Jr., Robert Scott Jr. and Robert Guidi Jr.; four great nieces: Cheryl Broderick, Heather Wheeler, Lexi Beligni and Danielle Dryer; and three great-nephews: Michael Shultis, Thomas Shultis and Jason Dryer. In addition to her husband, Alice was predeceased by two sisters: Sadie Scott and Elizabeth Pellizzaro; and three brothers: Edward Horonzy, Frank Horonzy and Stanley Horonzy.

Funeral services for Alice Horonzy Guidi will be held Thursday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Saint Peter’s Church in Great Barrington with Rev. William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in Saint Peter’s Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, Oct. 5, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Alice’s memory may be made to either the Saint Peter’s Building Fund or the Thursday Morning Scholarship Fund in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.


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