Alma R. Laing

Alma R. Laing, 90

Alma R. Laing (nee Spicer), 90, of West Orange, surrounded by her loving family peacefully went home to her heavenly father on Wednesday September 13, 2017.

Visitation will be held on Sunday September 17, 2017 from 3 to 7 PM at The Dangler Funeral Home of West Orange, 340 Main Street in West Orange. In lieu of flowers donatins in Alma's name many be sent to; ALS Association Amyophic Lateral Sclerosis Association 116 John Street Suite 1304 New York, NY 10038 and National Multiple Sclerosis Society Greater North Jersey Chapter 1 Kalisa Way Suite 205 Paramus, NJ 07652.

A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday September 18 , 2017 at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. Interment will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 225 Ridgedale Ave., East Hanover.

Born in Montclair, she was a lifelong resident of the Oranges. Alma was a homemaker and took great pride in raising her 7 children. She was a member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Church CANA, the Rosary Altar Society, and the Good & Peace Corner. Alma was a member of the Christian Foundation for Ministry. She was an original member of the West Orange Historical Society; Alma also studied in Montclair Museum Watercolor Arts, and was the Children's Librarian for the Township of West Orange.

Alma was the beloved wife of the late Captain William L. Laing. Devoted mother of, William L., Joseph P. , Mary Laing Robinson, James, Alma Amendola, and the late Colleen Fegan and Rene Laing. Loving sister of William E. Spicer III, and the late Joan DeSarno. Cherished grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 7. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.