Peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia. ALICE SCALES (nee Halsall), in her 86th year, was of Petrolia and was formerly of Hanover. Alice was predeceased by her husband of over 50 years Howard Scales (2000), her daughter Susan (1958), and her great granddaughter Kylie McGrail (2004). She will be missed by her children Sheila and Pat Ryan, Jim and Marg Scales, Ron and Linda Scales, and Patsy and Ernie Bright. Alice was a grandmother to Kevin and Thea Ryan, Stephen and Tanya Ryan, Michelle Ryan, David Ryan and Shannon, Sara Ryan and Cezar, Lisa and Steve McGrail, Chris and Christine Scales, Adam Scales, Amanda Scales, Niki and Chad Young, and Darcy and Emily Bright, and was a great grandmother to William, Jace, Elam, and Ryker. Alice was predeceased by her parents William and Margaret Halsall, her sisters Jean (Jess) Ablard and Kathleen (Alfred) Bonart, and her brothers Charlie (Marg), Don (Winnie), and Les (Denise) Halsall. Visitors will be received on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Church Anglican, Oil St., Petrolia. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca). Memories, condolences, and pictures may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.