Dorothy Alcaro, 89 of 324 Pershing Dr., Farrell passed away at the Nugent Convalescent Center on June 1, 2010 at 6:35 A.M. She was born in Farrell on August 24, 1920 to the late Frank "Topsy" & Edna Smiley Grande. She was preceded in death by her husband, James V. Alcaro who passed away on March 4, 2000. They were married on June 6, 1956. She along with her husband owned and operated Alcrao's Bar and Grill on Roemer Blvd. for over 17 years. She also worked at Sun Drug, Farrell High School Cafeteria and Farrell Osteopathic Hospital. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima/St. Ann's Church, the Farrell American Legion Auxillary, Sharpsville VFW Auxillary, Farrell Saxon Club and Maenerchor Club. She was a 1939 graduate of Farrell High School. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the holidays when she hosted all the family dinners. She was an avid Euchre player and organized both leagues and tournaments at the Saxon Club and her bar. Dorothy also enjoyed playing bingo and traveling to Las Vegas with her brother. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Bob Long of West Middlesex, a son, Robert A. Alcaro at home, three grandchildren, Krista, Robbie and Eric Long, a great-grandson, Ashton who called her the "Other NaNa", a brother, Robert "Babs" Grande of Farrell and many cousins that call her Aunt. Friends may call at the Tomon Funeral and Cremation Services in the Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home, 264 E. State Street, Sharon on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Our Lady of Fatima/St. Ann's Church on Friday, June 4, 2010 at 11:30 A.M. by Fr. Donald Berdis. Interment will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery. The Family would like to thank for their loving care, Sharon Regional Hospice, Dr. Charles D'Auria, Fr. Donald Berdis and Nugent Convalescent Home.
Sandy (Burger) Harmon
Aunt Dorothy made my childhood brighter, happier and filled with humor. I know she is so very happy with her loving husband Uncle Jimmy and mother Great Aunt Edna. Thank you for making differences in all our lives Aunt Dorothy.
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