Alice LaRue Temerario
Alice LaRue Temerario, 82, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 1993, formerly of Amherst, OH, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at her home in Cape Coral. She was born July 17, 1937 in Lorain, OH to William and Mildred Meyers (nee Bumbaugh), now deceased.
Alice graduated from Lorain High School in 1955 class B and attended Kent State University. She returned home to marry her high school sweetheart in 1958. Alice lived in Washington DC, Ohio, and Florida and in each of these adventures she was blessed to have made so many wonderful friends that have stayed connected for a lifetime. Alice was a woman of many talents, but above all she was an amazing cook. Everyone loved her famous Waldorf-Astoria Red Velvet Cake, Chocolate Chip and Raisin Cookies. Her recipes have been passed down generation to generation and her legacy cooking will continue to live on. Alice’s family was her biggest treasure and most important impact in her life. She loved traveling, social gatherings and going on cruises with her husband, family and friends. Her favorite tradition was reading the Polar Express to her grandchildren and great grandchildren at Christmas.
Alice enjoyed working with people and always gave more of herself than was required. Over the years, she was an asset to many companies. Her longest tenure was many years in custom decorating at JCPenny’s and M&M Interiors. She served the public with good spirit and was a volunteer at Cape Coral Hospital in the Labor and Delivery Unit for 10 years. Alice was a member of Cape Christian in Cape Coral and was an active participate in her bible study group.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Joseph Temerario of Cape Coral; 3 loving children, David Temerario (Crystal) of Amherst, OH, Gayle Loper (Edward) of Dublin, OH, and Nicole Rivera (Ricardo) of Cape Coral FL; 6 beloved grandchildren, Nicholas Temerario, Jennifer Temerario, Gregory Temerario, Rachel Loper and Monica Loper; as well as 2 precious great grandchildren, Harper Temerario and Garrett Stumpf.
Alice was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Mitchell; as well as a granddaughter, Deanna Loper.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Cape Christian Church, 2110 Chiquita Blvd S., Cape Coral, Florida 33991 on Wednesday July 8, 2020 from 1:00-3:00pm. More details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com regarding services in Ohio at a later date.
Memorial Contributions can be made in memory of Alice LaRue Temerario to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: https://secure.info-komen.org/site/Donation2?21998.donation=form1&df_id=21998&mfc_pref=T&s_src=komen.org&s_subsrc=main_nav_donate&_ga=2.190858978.914604991.1593874067-42433862.1593874067
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.