Myrna (Oven) Alford – age 73, of Newton, MA, on May 11, 2018. Beloved wife of Harvey Alford for 56 years. Devoted mother of Stuart Alford and his wife, Laurie, Larry Alford and his wife Jordana, and Julie Stonehill and her husband Ari. Dear Nana of Jacob, Shira, Hannah, Noah, Arielle, Leah, and Mikayla. Daughter of the late Ida and Jack Oven, daughter-in-law of the late Sylvia and Arnold Alford. Loving sister of Roberta Brener and Eliott Oven and his wife Jenice. Loving aunt, cousin and friend to many. Services at Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton, MA, on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, Grove Street, West Roxbury. Memorial observance at the home of Julie and Ari Stonehill on Monday, May 14 following interment until 8:00 pm, continuing on May 15 and 16 from 10:30 am to 1 pm and 6-8:30 pm, and at the home of Larry and Jordana Alford on May 17 from 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm and on May 18 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Minyan at 7 pm on Monday and at 7:30 pm on all other days.In lieu of flowers, donations in Myrna’s memory may be made to the General Israel Orphan Home for Girls, 132 Nassau Street Suite 725, New York, NY 10038 www.gioh.org.