Carol A. Alcorn 1944-2021
LORDSTOWN — Carol Ann Alcorn, 76, passed away peacefully Friday morning, May 7, 2021, at her home in Lordstown, with her loving and attentive husband, Richard, at her side.
Carol was born on Dec. 25, 1944, in North Braddock, Pa., to Martin and Clara Hofer. The summers of her youth were spent enjoying the family cottage and the lake at Edinboro, Pa., with her parents, sisters and large extended family.
She attended St. Colman School in Turtle Creek, Pa., and graduated from Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pa., with an emphasis on stenography and office administration.
Carol married Richard W. Alcorn Jr. on Nov. 27, 1965, raised a family and enjoyed 55 years of life adventures together. She had a short career as an executive secretary for the Alcoa Corporation prior to the birth of her children.
Carol was a parishioner at St. James Catholic Church in North Jackson, where she served for a time as a Eucharistic minister.
An avid reader for most of her life, Carol also enjoyed picnics and camping trips with family, celebrating the achievements of her children and grandchildren, watching the baby geese at Mosquito Lake in the spring, trips to Fellows Riverside Gardens on Mother’s Day, feeding the rabbits and small critters that frequented her yard, rooting for the YSU Penguins football team, and ice cream cones.
Carol will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Richard; her son, Rick (Yi-Ching) Alcorn; her daughter, Cathy (fiance, Jeff) Crissman; her grandchildren, Ryan (Ashley) Crissman, Emma Crissman and Sharon Alcorn; her sister, Janet Whipple; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and Valentino, her beta fish.
Besides her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her sister, Clara Cupak.
Friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Our Lady of the Lakes-St. James Church in North Jackson, where a Mass of Christian burial will begin at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association or to Angels for Animals in Carol’s name.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.