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Alva A. Kelemen

May 13, 1938 — March 7, 2012

Alva A. (Rudolph) Kelemen, 73, of Rostraver Twp., died Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at her residence.She was born in Carrick on May 13, 1938, the Daughter of the late William Rudolph and the late Dolores (Miller) Kelemen Malagon. Alva grew up in Monessen and was a 1957 graduate of Monessen High School. She had worked as a sales person at the former Monessen Plumbing and Electric. Alva has been a resident of Rostraver Twp. for the past 42 years and a member of the Church of St. Anne.She was a generous, loving person, whose kindness touched the lives of her many friends and family. She enjoyed going to the Meadows and Atlantic City, as well as playing cards with her buddies at Hoss's. She also enjoyed watching the Steelers, Penguins and yes, even the Pirates. But most of all, she loved spending time with her husband, kids and grandkids, who truly adored her, and will miss her tremendously.She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Michael S. Kelemen, two daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Ann and Frank Berarducci of West Newton, Michele and Keith Conte of Rostraver Twp., a son and daughter-in-law, Michael P. and Tara Kelemen of Monessen, six grandchildren, Ashley and Alaina Conte of Rostraver Twp., Domenick, Franki, and Jessie Berarducci of West Newton, Jordan Kelemen of Monessen, two sisters, Emma Kostelac of West Point, GA, Pauline Lane of Columbus, GA, and by several nephews and a niece.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step father Anthony Malagon, a sister Mary Ann Wagner, and by two nieces, Deborah and Dolores Kostelac.Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue Monessen, (724-684-8750). Services will be held on Monday, March 12, 2012, beginning with a 9:15 am Blessing in the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass in The Church of St. Anne, with Rev. Vincent Gigliotti officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery Monessen.Condolences accepted for the family at

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