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Lottie Helen Kawalkiewicz Vallone

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Lottie Helen Kawalkiewicz Vallone, 84 years young, passed away on December 24, 2012. Lottie was born on September 17, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois. Lottie is survived by three daughters, Michele VanCleave of Spring, Texas, Gerra Copenhaver of Houston, Texas and Paula Bonicard of Dallas, Texas; five grandchildren, Savannah VanCleave Prinz of Spring, Texas and her spouse Andrew; Bre’ana VanCleave of Spring, Texas; Rhett VanCleave of Spring, Texas; Brandon Bonicard of Carrollton, Texas and Adrienne Bonicard of The Colony, Texas; three great-grandsons, Andrew Prinz, Jr., Aiden Prinz and Brysyn Ruiz. She is preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Ralph Vallone of Lufkin, Texas; her parents, Walter and Mary Kawalkiewicz of Chicago, Illinois; and several siblings. She joined her beloved husband, Ralph, less than two months after he went to be with our Lord and Savior on October 26, 2012. Lottie graduated from Wells High School in Chicago, Illinois and married Ralph Vallone on September 21, 1951 in San Antonio, Texas. Due to Ralph’s work, they lived in various towns throughout Texas before settling in Lufkin in February of 1977. Lottie worked for the State Welfare Department in Lufkin for 16 years retiring in 1993 and was a devoted participant in her church, St. Patrick Catholic Church, as well as a number of other volunteer and social organizations. Friends and relatives are invited to celebrate the Memorial Funeral Mass being held on Friday, January 11, 2013, at twelve noon at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 2118 Lowry Street, Lufkin, Texas. Lottie was a donor to the Willed Body Program at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. Upon completion of said program, she will be interred, alongside her husband, at Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, 10567 Veteran’s Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters at the Monastery of the Infant Jesus, 1501 Lotus Lane, Lufkin, Texas 75901, St. Patrick Catholic Church and School, 2118 Lowry Street, Lufkin, Texas 75901, or to your local Alzheimer’s Association.
Published in The Lufkin Daily News on Jan. 6, 2013
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