Obituary of Alvine E. Dion
West Sand Lake - Alvine E. Dion passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 after a prolonged battle with several chronic conditions. Daughter of the late Mary and Albert A., she was born on January 10, 1930 in Jersey City, NJ and raised in Lodi, Rochelle Park and finally in Maywood, NJ.
Alvine, a graduate of Bogota High School & Business School. She was a very dedicated accomplished Artist, Pianist and Quilter. She was a stay at home Mom. In New Jersey she was known for: holding ceramic classes in her home for neighborhood kids, an extraordinary oil painter frequently winning many awards in Bergen County NJ, an avid bowler and knitter. Alvine and her husband Ken were 20 year residents of West Sand Lake, NY and 5 years in Nassau, NY.
Alvine was always a strong advocate and very passionate on her views (a.k.a., “One Tough Cookie”).
Alvine was a devoted wife of predeceased Kenneth Dion of 59 years; and sister of the late David Louis Goudey. She was She was a hard working mother of three children: David (Mary) Dion of Lehighton, PA, and her daughters, Lisa (Walter) Stone of Gulfport, FL and Judi (Doug) Stone of Averill Park, NY: a Grandmother of eight: David (Cai) Dion Jr., Jason (Dawn) Stone, Alison (William) Belloise, Nicole Dion, Gregory (Marianne) Stone, Karli (Jim) Powers, Melissa Geisel and Jessica Geisel: a Great Grandmother of six: Jared Galfo, Adam Shumway, Benjamin Belloise, Cairie Dion, Kira Dion and Nora Powers.
The family would like to express our heartfelt “Thank You” to the Hematology/Oncology Group and all the many Staff Caregivers of St. Peters Hospital, Albany, NY.
Calling hours for Family and friends at W.J. Lyons Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Ave., Rensselaer, NY are on Monday, August 19 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. A funeral service will be held at W.J. Lyons Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 20 at 9:30am. Interment will follow in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery 200 Duell Rd., Schuylerville, NY at 11:30am.
In leiu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the local chapter of the “Quilts For Kids” Non-profit Organization President Karen Casey, 15 McClellan Dr., Nassau, NY 12123. Checks should be made payable to ”Karen Casey” with “Quilts for Kids/Alvine Dion Memorial Fund” in the note field.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Alvine Dion, please visit Tribute Store