In Memoriam : Viril Alley
Viril M Alley - age: 98
(July 02, 1917 to April 05, 2016
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Visiting hours will be Thursday, April 7 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Dennett, Craig and Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco. A Celebration of Life will be conducted, Friday, April 9 at 7:00 PM at The Salvation Army, 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. Brian Smith will officiate. Private family burial at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the World Services fund of The Salvation Army, 2 Sixth Street, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064.
Virl M. Alley, 98 of the Salvation Army was Promoted to Glory early morning April 5, 2016 from Scarborough Terrace, Scarborough.
Born July 2, 1917 in Beals Island to Frank and Edna Beal Alley. He was educated in the local schools and at The Salvation Army College for Officer Training, New York, N.Y.
He married the former Ruth Bippus in 1943 and began a shared pastoral ministry at Salvation Army centers in Westbrook, Me., Augusta, Me., Danbury, Cn., Covington, Ky., Columbus (Goodale), Oh., Columbus (Pontiac), Oh., Frankfurt, Ky., Cincinnati, Oh., New York, N.Y., Marion, Oh., Chillicothe, Oh., Old Orchard Beach, Me., and Keene, N.H. He and Ruth retired to Old Orchard Beach, following their final assignment at The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, Philadelphia, Pa. Ruth was Promoted to Glory on March 28. 2015.
Virl is survived by his children Lt. Colonel Elaine Rader, Bethlehem, Pa., Karen Claussen, N. Waterboro, Me., Donald Alley, Powell, Oh.; grandchildren, Alfred Claussen, Townshend, Vt., Kim Claussen, Scarborough, Me., Bramwell Rader, Bethlehem, Pa., Damon Rader, Long Beach, N.Y., Evangeline Rader Discini, Union Beach, N.J., Tucker Rader, Melbourne, Australia; and 11 great grandchildren.
Brother Steve Alley and 3 Sisters, twin Veda,Evelyn and Thelma.
Betty Sharp - April 7, 2016 Contact this person
Dear, Dear Brigadier,
I am SO GRATEFUL for all you taught me, for all of the love and support through the years. I Love You, I'll Miss You - I'll See You!
At times like thisÖitís good to remember
That time can never take away
Those who live forever in our hearts Ė
And always will.
Someone much wiser than I wrote this, but itís
something I know for sure, - and you do, too.