Watz, Dolly (Edna) Alfano, Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Cartwright Residence following a battle with lung cancer. Age 63 years. Dolly Alfano was born April 17, 1949 in Saginaw to the late Nick and Anna (Dee) Alfano. She graduated from St. Andrews High School in 1967. She married Bill Watz, Sr. April 20, 1968; he predeceased her February 16, 2010. Dolly had been employed by SMFCU for 24 years. She enjoyed her flower garden and spending time with her children, grandchildren and family and friends. Surviving are three sons and a daughter, William C. Watz, Jr. and his wife Jennifer, Saginaw; Steven Watz and his wife Amy, Saginaw; Brian Watz and his wife Lesley, Saginaw; Stacey A. Watz, Saginaw; nine grandchildren, Allison and Ashley, Kylie, Anna, Talia, Dominic and Sofia, Drew and Luke; three sisters and two brothers and their spouses, Millie Howe, Nick and Carol Alfano, Tom and Maryann Alfano, Jennie Lee and Mike Kowalski, Nina and Gary Hrywnak; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Dick and Sue Watz, Larry and Vickie Watz, Mike and Barb Watz, Buddy and Julie Watz, Pat Watz and Lisa Ball, Mary Badoux, Peggy and Dave Tattersall, Michelle (Cookie) and Tim Anderson; many special nieces and nephews and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her sister-in-law, Marilee Watz and her brother-in-law, Lon Badoux. A memorial service will take place on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the W. L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. John Johnson will officiate. Friends may call at the chapel from noon until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Cartwright Residence or Special Olympics, Area 22 or the charity of their choice. Dolly’s family would like to express their thanks to her hospice nurse, Katie, and the entire staff of the Cartwright Residence for their loving care. www.casefuneralhome.com