Showell, Alice (nee Cass), - 79, of Absecon, passed away March 13, 2018. Alice worked for the Linwood Police Dept as a dispatcher until her retirement. She was a past member and chief of the Absecon VFW Volunteer Ambulance Squad. Alice loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed camping, traveling and going for drives with Rich. She is survived by her loving companion Rich Kancy; children Dan, Jim (Jane), and Susan (Bill) Birdsall; grandchildren Jessica (Bobby), Samantha (Nick), Amanda (Mike), Haley, Joe, Quinn, and Franziska-CeCe; and great grandchildren Jaimee and Bobby. A visitation will be held Sunday March 18 from 2 PM to 4 PM at Wimberg Funeral Home, 211 Great Creek Road, Galloway, NJ. Services will be at 11 AM, Monday, March 19 at Wimberg Funeral Home, where friends may call from 10 AM to 11 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. 2451 Crystal Dr, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202 or online at For condolences or directions, please visit

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Angela Krukauskas

I am so sorry to read about Alice's passing. I was her Avon lady for years, I've been to her home, and she to mine many times. I feel like she watched my children grow up, and always had a kind and inspiring word. The world needs more kind souls like Alice. I will miss her, but I will hold her memory dearly in my heart. God speed my friend.

James Grams

Sorry forgot to sign the entry above. Also wanted to add that my stepmother Janet Spencer was a good friend to Alice as well. I know she will be heartbroken when she learns of her passing. Linda Humphries Grams

James Grams

I want to express my sincere sympathy to the Showell family. I grew up in Absecon and was friends with Jimmy. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family. Please hold dear all your fond memories.

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