It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Carole Alois. Born in Rotterdam on December 27, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Ruth Niedhammer. A lifelong resident of Rotterdam, Carole was predeceased by her husband, Richard Alois and brother, Jo Jo Niedhammer. She is survived and will be cherished by her children, Rae-Ann Mastroianni, Scortch and Bill Alois; son-in-law, Fred Mastroianni; and daughters-in-law, Sandi and Kelly Alois grandsons, Brandon, Nathan, Grant, Benny, Christopher, Troy, Bryan and Cole; and granddaughters, Jessica, Cassandra and Maria. Carole is also survived by her sister Chris Santospirito; sister-in-law, Betty Niedhammer; brother-in-law, John Alois; as well as several aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins. Carole was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be missed by all whose life's she has touched. A Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 21st at Schenectady Memorial Park Cemetery in Rotterdam. Memorial donations may be made to Rotterdam EMS, 2007 Cardiff Rd., Schenectady, NY 12303, or to Rotterdam District #2 Vol. Fire Department, 1400 Curry Rd., Schenectady, NY 12306. Carole's family would like to extend a special thanks to Sara, Barb and Cassandra for their help and support. Condolences and memories may be shared at demarcostonefuneralhome.com .
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