Elena Caterina (Grande) Alcaro, 97 of Adams, MA died Sunday February 18, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center.
She was born in North Adams, MA on March 6, 1920 daughter of Giuseppe and Amalia R. (Scerbo) Grande. She attended local schools.
Elena was last employed by General Cable Co. in Williamstown for several years until her retirement. She was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Elena enjoyed gardening.
She was the widow of Leonardo Alcaro who died on July 24, 2009. They were married on August 18, 1942.
Survivors include three sons- Joseph Alcaro and his wife, Joanne of Adams; Mario Alcaro and his wife, Teresa of Naples, FL; and Vincenzo Alcaro of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She also leaves six grandchildren including Sharon Yapoujian and her husband, Dikran; Joseph Alcaro and his wife, Veronica; Colleen Pete and her husband, Todd, Rebecca Alcaro, Andrew Alcaro, and Gregory Alcaro; five great grandchildren including Zola Alcaro, Owen Pete, MacKenzie Alcaro, Noah Alcaro, and Madelyn Yapoujian; four sisters including Assunta "Sue" Deane and Philomena Demo, both of North Adams; Mafalda Musacchio of Greenfield; and Marie Roy of Venice, FL; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her son, Leonardo Alcaro on October 12, 2004 and two brothers including Dominic Grande and Peter Grande.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Elena Alcaro will be celebrated Thursday February 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview cemetery. Calling hours at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521West Main St. North Adams, MA are Wednesday from 4-7 PM. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.