DOMINIC J. "NICK" D'ALESSANDRO
1916 - 2016
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D'ALESSANDRO
DOMINIC J. "NICK", age 100, on Nov. 10, 2016 at Maris Grove in Glen Mills, PA. Originally from West Philadelphia's 49th St. neighbor-hood and formerly of Drexel Hill.
Beloved husband of the late Madeline (nee Sorrentino), father of Dominic (Michaelina), Rosemary Keefe (Albert) and Marian Walsh (Kevin). Loving grandfather of Gina Catrambone (David), Dominic J. D'Alessandro III (Jennifer), Stephen Keefe, Amy Keefe, James Hamilton (Heather) and Thomas Hamilton. Great-Pop to David and Emma Catrambone, Sarah D'Alessandro, Douglas Huber, and James and Daniel Hamilton. Also survived by his sister, Anna Windle, sisters-in-law, Rose Sorrentino and Carmella Sorrentino and many nieces and nephews.
Nick was a graduate of West Philadelphia Catholic Boys High School, Class of 1934, and was a long-time union official for Cement Masons' Local 592. He enjoyed family and friends, good conversation, story-telling and red wine.
Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing on Sunday evening, 6-8 P.M. at the D'ANJOLELL MEMORIAL HOME OF BROOMALL, 2811 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA 19008 and Monday morning 9:15-10:15 A.M. at St. Dorothy Church, 4910 Township Line, Drexel Hill, PA 19026. Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. Interment Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Nick's memory may be made to Willow Tree Hospice, 616 E. Cypress St., Kennett Square, PA 19348 or Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, 150 Monument Road, #402, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.www.danjolell.com



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Published in Philadelphia Inquirer/Philadelphia Daily News on Nov. 11, 2016.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Viewing
09:15 - 10:15 AM
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14
Funeral Mass
10:30 AM
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
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November 13, 2016
My deepest condolences to Marian and the whole DAlessandro family.
Joe Ferkler
Friend
November 12, 2016
Our deepest respect and condolences to you. May God Bless you and keep you near. In solemn and loving remembrance of Great Uncle Nick
Robert Iacone
November 11, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with the whole D'Alessandro family, he truly was a wonderful man.
Claire Keenan
Family
November 11, 2016
Rosemary, Our sincere condolences and prayers are with you and your family. Walt and Carol Young
Walty and Carol Young
Friend
November 11, 2016
Our heartfelt sympathy to Nicky, Rosemary, Marian and their families on the passing of their Dad. Uncle Nick was a loving, kind and just such a wonderful human being. He will certainly leave a void in the people that knew him. What an honor to be with him on his 100th Birthday. Our deepest and sincere condolences.
Linda and Tom Randazzo
November 11, 2016
Our deepest sympathies are with you and Uncle Nicks' entire family. He was a devoted family man, friend and mentor to many. He was also a man with a great sense of humor always willing to make others feel welcome. How fortunate we all are to have known and loved him.
Carmel & Ed McGrath
Family
November 11, 2016
We were fortunate to meet Nick when Marian married my brother. I remember his warmth, humor and wit when we talked at the wedding. I wish we had met him sooner but we were very lucky to have known him. He was a wonderful man and we were privileged to know him.
Ed Walsh
Family
November 10, 2016
He had a great sense of humor, I always enjoyed talking with him. I am so glad the family gathered recently for his 100th birthday and you were all able to enjoy each other and be together. We will be thinking of you all, wishing you comfort and peace.
Nancy, Michael, Allison & Peter Keefe
Nancy KEEFE
Family
November 10, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sincerely, Susan Small Lafferty
Susan Small Lafferty
Classmate
November 10, 2016
Nick. Thank you so much for spending some time with me last week. It was such an honor to spend some time with you. Thank you for all you did for my family. Tell dad I miss him. Love Frank Gumienny Jr
Frank Gumienny
Friend
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