Alice Carolyn Lanning Thayer, 77 of Ithaca, NY, died Thursday, December, 8, 2016 at Hospicare.
She was born in Spencer, NY April 23, 1939 the daughter of Charles and Luella (Fish) Lanning. She was predeceased by brother Richard Lanning and step father Homer Thomas.
Alice is survived by husband John "Jack" Thayer; children Edwin (Crystal) Riker and Thomas (Rhea) Riker; step children Linda (Jim) Thayer, Lori Thayer (Steve) Meyer, Robert Thayer, Karen Thayer (Glenn) Steers; brothers Paul Lanning, Don Lanning, David (Barbara) Lanning, sister-in-law Maureen Lanning; grandchildren Michael, Paige, Josh, Caleb, Brianna, Noah, Marli, Catherine (Sean) Montgomery, Ava Chaffin; great grandchildren Abi, Shawn, Uriyah, Jaxx, Maverick, Eliza, and Evan.
Alice had a CPCU. She and her first husband, Louis Riker, were insurance agents in Spencer for many years.
She retired from True Insurance, Ithaca, NY after more than 25 years of service.
A memorial service was held at Allen-Manzer Funeral Home in Spencer on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 2:00PM.
Friends called from 1 to 2 PM before the service. Inurnment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Spencer, NY.
Memorial contributions may be directed to The Spencer Historical Society, P.O. Box 71, Spencer, NY 14883.