Obituary: Alfreida B. Thrasher, retired Payroll staffer

Alfreida B. (Flint) Thrasher, 83, of Amherst, a retired administrative assistant I in Human Resources, died Oct. 17 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

Born in Northampton, she was a lifelong resident of Amherst, graduating from Amherst High School in 1943.

She worked in the Payroll section of Human Resources until her retirement in 1987 with more than 32 years of service.

She leaves her husband of 62 years, Robert F. Thrasher of Amherst; her son, UMass Police Lt. Robert A. Thrasher, his wife, Erika, and their daughter, Stephanie, all of Belchertown; two sisters, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Calling hours are Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6-8 p.m. at Douglass Funeral Home, 87 North Pleasant St., Amherst.

The funeral service is Wednesday at 10 a.m., also at Douglass Funeral Home. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made to the United Church of Pelham, Pelham 01002.