Coal Township – Michael A. Alderson, 30, of 847 West Walnut Street, passed away in his home Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
Born in Shamokin on August 14, 1988, he was the son of Ralph O. Alderson III and Mary Beth Carnuccio. He graduated from Shamokin Area Jr. Sr. High School in 2006 and went on to McCann School of Business and Technology to Study Criminal Justice. He worked as a laborer in the construction industry.
Along with his Father, Ralph O. Alderson III and his wife Lisa M., and his Mother, Mary Beth Carnuccio of San Francisco, Michael is survived by a brother, Logan J. Alderson of Coal Township; a paternal grandfather, Ralph Alderson Jr., and his wife Ann of Coal Township; maternal grandparents, Michael and Ruth Johns of Rockefeller Township; a step grandmother, Judy M. Gratti of Coal Township; a step grandmother, Carol Carnuccio of Williamsport; three uncles, Mark Carnuccio of Shamokin, Dave Alderson and his wife Jen of Strasburg, and George Gratti and his wife Gina of NH; three aunts, Mallory Carnuccio of Durango, CO, and Andrea Carnuccio of Shamokin, and Lori Hile and her husband Jim of Coal Township; and many cousins. Michael was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Marilyn M. Alderson; paternal great grandparents, Donald V. Startzel and his wife Ruth; and maternal grandfather, Martz Carnuccio.