It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Alice Mae Bettencourt on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 in Modesto, CA. She was 92 years old. Alice was born in Modesto, CA on August 7, 1930 to Antone and Mary Brazil. She was a lifelong resident in the Central Valley. She worked at Gallo Glass for 27 years. Alice sold Jafra and Kikkon products for many years, even after retirement. She was a member of Modesto Portuguese Pentecost Association. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Alice was predeceased by her parents, Antone and Mary Brazil; and her brothers, Ray and Alvin Brazil. Alice is survived by her children, Dave Bettencourt Jr. from Idaho, Jan Wilson from Modesto, CA, and John Bettencourt from Idaho; her sister, Dorthy Watson (Alvin); 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
A visitation and rosary is being held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Turlock Funeral Home.
A funeral mass is being held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock, CA. Following the mass, Alice will be laid to rest at Turlock Memorial Park.