Welcome to the memorial page for

Alexander P. Dottavio

December 2, 1926 ~ January 29, 2017 (age 90)

Alexander P. Dottavio, age 90 of Massillon, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Hospice Care Center.
He was born December 2, 1926, in Massillon the son of the late Allasandro and Louise (Lilli) Dottavio.
He was a veteran of the Army.
Alex retired in 1982 from Ford Motor Company after 34 years of service. 
He was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where he was an usher and adult server; and a member of the Knights of Columbus #554 - 3rd Degree. He was an avid golfer, bowler, and woodworker.
Alex is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joanne (Makowski) Dottavio; two daughters, Cindy Carder, Julie Harwig; son, Steve (Christine) Dottavio; grandchildren, Heather Woods-Nay (Chris), Brigitt Dottavio, Emily (Kevin) Crofford, and Stephanie Dottavio.
He was preceded in death by six brothers; three sisters; daughter, Nancy Dottavio; and son-in-law, Alonzo Carder.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 3, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 10 AM with Rev. Raymond Paul celebrant.
Burial to follow the service at St. Joseph Cemetery in Massillon.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church 322 - 3rd Street S.E., Massillon, Ohio, 44646 or Hospice of Visiting Nurses Service, 3358 Ridgewood Rd, Akron, OH 44333.
Condolences to the family may be made at
Heitger Funeral Home 330-833-3248

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
322 - 3rd St. S.E., Massillon, Ohio 44646,
Tel: 330833-4907

Hospice of Visiting Nurses Service
3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron OH 44333

 Service Information

Memorial Mass
February 3, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
330 Fourth St. S.E.
Massillon, Ohio 44646

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