Joanne M. Alvaro, 72 years, of East Greenbush, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021 at St Peter's Hospital. She was born on Wednesday, January 14, 1949 in Albany, NY the daughter of the late Lorenzo B. and Elizabeth (née Morris) Alvaro. Pre-deceased by husband David Shoemaker, Daughter Christina Cooperider, her siblings, Patricia Morin and Lawrence Alvaro.
Survivors include her children Elizabeth (Darrin Sr.) Rowlett, Wayne R. (Paula) Cooperider Jr., two Aunts Martha Livolsi and Angelina Appis, grandmother of David, Darrin Jr., Daeyona, Wayne III, Juan; one great granddaughter Scarlett and two step-grands Keify and Zoey. She is also survived by many special cousins, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Calling Hours on Sunday, June 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc. 165 Columbia Tpk, Rensselaer.