FRISCO, TEXAS – Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. at the Rossi - Lellio Funeral Home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, both in Lowellville, Ohio for William “Bill” Alfano, 91, who passed away Thursday morning December 17, 2010.
Bill, formerly of Boardman, Ohio (Mahoning County) was born July 28, 1919, in Kaiser, West Virginia, the son of Philip and Catherine Alfano.
He was a steelworker and a licensed barber and retired from Sharon Steel after 38 years of service in 1981. He was a member of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church and a graduate of Lowellville High School and Riggs LaMarr Barber College.
Bill was an avid ballroom dancer with his wife and could be found most Saturday nights at Idora Park or Avon Oaks.
He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, and his memories will be cherished by his two sons, Philip (Connie) Alfano of Dallas and William A. (Mary Ann) Alfano of Keller, Texas; four grandchildren, Brian (Emily) Alfano, Megan (Tod) Chapman, Tim Alfano and Ethan Alfano; two great-grandchildren, Hayden Alfano and Brooklyn Chapman; two sisters, Josephine Donatelli of Poland, Ohio and Frances Carcelli of Boardman, Ohio; and many loving and caring in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Eda, and a sister, Rose Pitzulo.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, morning at the Rossi-Lellio Funeral Home, 151 Second Street in Lowellville, Ohio.