In Loving Memory of Donato C. "Dick" Alu
Donato C. "Dick" AluDunmore, PA May 31, 1931 ~ September 12, 2016 Date of Service: September 15, 2016
Donato C. “Dick” Alu, 85, Dunmore, died early Monday morning at home. He and his wife, the former Catherine Errico would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on October 12th.
Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose Luongo Alu. Dick was a graduate of Dunmore High School Class of 1948 and was a U.S. Army Veteran having served honorably during the Korean War. He was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore and its Holy Name Society. Prior to retirement Dick worked his entire career as a Journeyman at Haddon Craftsman in Scranton.
He will be best remembered as a family man who loved his grandchildren dearly. He will be missed by family and friends more than words can express.
Also surviving are his son, Donato C. Alu, Jr. and wife Jean Marie, Dunmore, grandchildren, Danielle Marcinek and her husband Mike, Peckville, Anthony Donato Alu and his fiancé Jennifer Sobolewski, Dunmore, and Alexis Alu, New York City, a brother in law, John Errico and his wife Mary Ellen, Dunmore, sisters in law, Philomena and Catherine Errico, both of Dunmore, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosella Grimes and a brother Michael Alu.
The funeral will be Thursday with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street in Dunmore. Interment will follow in the Dunmore Cemetery.
All those attending the mass are asked to go directly to the church Thursday morning.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4pm-7pm in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore.
Memorial contributions may be made to SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish 303 Smith Street Dunmore, PA 18512.
To send the family an online condolence, visit www.TheDunmoreFuneralHome.com