Lena F. (Corso) AlworthSeptember 8, 1919 ~ August 15, 2017 (age 97)
Lena F. Corso Alworth, 97, of Parker passed away Tuesday morning (08-15-17) at Parker Personal Care Home where she had resided for a period of time.
Born on September 8, 1919 in Parker, she was daughter of late Joseph and Marietta Sansone Corso.
A graduate of the former Parker High School, she was a lifelong and devoted member of the former St. Mary’s Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church and Altar Rosary Society also at Parker.
Lena worked at the former Knox Glass (Wightman Bottling) Corp., Corso’s 5 and 10 cent store, and Corso’s Market, all of Parker. Most of her working life, however, was cooking and waitressing at the family Sunrise Coffee Shop on River Avenue in Parker.
As long a health permitted, Lena was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, as well as a friend to all.
Surviving are one son and wife, Dennis L. “Butch” and “Bert” Alworth of Parker, six grandchildren: Nathan (Jennifer) Alworth of Virginia, Joe Brison of Emlenton, Missy (Greg) Michael of West Virginia, Danny (Jennifer) Brison of Butler, Tim (Jessica) Brison of Parker, Amanda (Jeremy) Simon of West Virginia; thirteen great and two great-great grandchildren; number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Lena was preceded in death by her loving husband, William J. “Bill” Alworth whom she married Oct. 7, 1944 and who passed away Oct. 25, 2016,her daughter Linda Alworth Brison, her sister Anna, and three brothers: Santo, John, and Lewis (Louis) - all Corso.