Alice Piazza

Bethalto |

Alice Irene Piazza, 88, passed away at 6:40 pm. on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Jerseyville Manor, with family by her side.

She was born on August 7, 1922, the daughter of James & Ethel (Prewett) Bunch. 

She married Norman Piazza on October 1, 1951 in Rockford IL. He preceded her in death on May 1, 1988.

She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto, a member of the Moose Lodge and enjoyed crocheting, fishing and crafts.  She worked as machine operator at Propellex Corporation in Edwardsville until she retired.

She is survived by a son, Donald Piazza of Bunker Hill, IL; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ethel & Clint Wergin of Seattle, WA and Mary Alice & Steve Thomas of Bethalto; several grandchildren and great grandchildren,

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, James Dormand Piazza, and an infant son Johnny Boy; two brothers, Dormand Dean Seest, James Monroe Seest, a sister, Marie Ellen Jackson; and a daughter-in-law, Evelyn Piazza.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Elias Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto where funeral services will be held at 11 am Friday, March 25, 2011.

Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Bethalto.

Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or Alzheimer’s Association.

An online condolence and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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