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Isabelle (Johnson) Alberico

Posted 2009-06-20 by Derick Shields Eagle Scouts
The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona
November 16, 2008

Isabelle Alberico, 81, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away November 6, 2008 and joined her late husband of 54 years, Lewis Alberico.

Isabelle was born April 15, 1927 in Capreol, Ontario Canada, daughter of Agnes and Frederick Johnson.

She is survived by her daughter, Joy Alberico, of Phoenix, sister, Elsie Whalen of Belair, Florida, and many nieces and nephews. Isabelle is predeceased by her siblings Chester Johnson, Betty Anderson and husband Keith, Agnes Bloy and husband Bob, Jim Johnson and wife Peggy, Wilfred Johnson and wife Grace, Marjory McRae, Madge Johnson and EdythMae Johnson, all of which resided in Canada.

After moving to Toronto, Canada at a very young age of 16 to find work, Isabelle met and married Lewis Alberico on July 23, 1951. Her daughter was born in 1957 and soon after, in 1962, the family moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where they made their home for the next 33 years. In 1995 they followed their daughter, Joy, to Phoenix and retired in Sun City West, Arizona. Isabelle worked hard in her life as a hair stylist and homemaker, and was an amazing wife, mother and friend who always thought of others first. She will forever be in our hearts.

A memorial service and inurnment was held Friday, November 14, at Paradise Memorial Gardens in Scottsdale, Arizona. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1028 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85006.

Posted as part of Derek Shields Eagle Scout Project.


See Also: Paradise Memorial Gardens Cemetery




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