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Alice I. Malacarne

October 16, 1938 — March 13, 2024

Ridgway

Alice I. Malacarne, 85, of Ridgway, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at her residence after a lengthy illness.

She was born on October 16, 1938, in Tyler, the daughter of the late Walter and Doris Saline Celinski.

On January 11, 1958, at St. Stanislaus Church, she married the late Irvin Malacarne Sr., who preceded her in death on May 12, 1993.

Alice resided most of her life in Ridgway and was a member of St. Leo Magnus Church. She loved to spend her time outside, she often found solace in simply swinging on her back porch. Her presence brought warmth and light to those around her, and her devotion to her family knew no bounds. Alice could be found reading a book or enjoying a picnic with her family.

She is survived by 6 children; Gary Malacarne and his wife Rosalee of Johnsonburg, Irvin Malacarne Jr. and his wife Lisa of Ridgway, Pamela Szymanski of Wilcox, Steven Malacarne and his wife Kim of TN, Susan Ginther and her husband Carl of Ridgway, and Angela Donati of Ridgway, 13 grandchildren; Crystal, Adam, Melissa, Regina, Amanda, Melissa, Steven, Jessica, Nathan, Zachary, Brandon, Emily, and Stephanie, and 15 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 sisters: Janice Hand and her husband John of Kersey, and Helen Jean Castina of Brandy camp, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sons in infancy, 2 brothers: Ronald and Dennis Celinski, a sister, Joyce Sperling, a great-grandchild, Madelyn, and a son-in-law, Adam “Lee” Szymanski.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Alice I. Malacarne will be celebrated on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 11:00 AM at St. Leo Magnus Church, 111 Depot Street, Ridgway, PA 15853, with Fr. Justin Pino, Pastor, officiating.

Burial will be at Parklawn Memorial.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Krise Funeral Home, 130 Center St., Ridgway, PA 15853, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hahne Cancer Center or Penn Highlands Hospice.

Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered to the family at www.krisefuneralhome.com
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