Alice A. (Malinowski) Lavatori, 91, of Ludlow, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Born in South Deerfield, MA on August 16, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Konstanty and Rosalia (Wysk) Malinowski who came to the United States from Poland.
Alice was a graduate of Deerfield High School. A longtime Ludlow resident, she worked as a cashier in the Business Office of Ludlow Hospital until her retirement. Alice was a member of the Springfield Symphony Chorus and the St. Mary of the Assumption Church choir for many years. She was a devout communicant of St. Elizabeths Parish.
Alice is survived by her son Gerard P. Lavatori of Rancho Cucamonga, CA; her brother-in-law Gene Lavatori and his wife Joyce and three sisters-in-law Angie Santini, Gloria Sharkany and Marge Kunak, all of Connecticut. She also leaves many dear nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors and her friends at Keystone Commons. Sadly she was predeceased by her husband of 70 years Ponzi Lavatori in 2014 and her brother Connie and sisters Helen, Annette and Jo.
Funeral Services celebrating Alice’s life will be held Monday, January 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christia Burial at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeths Parish, Hubbard St, Ludlow, MA. Rites of Committal will follow in Island Pond Cemetery, Center St, Ludlow, MA.