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Inez Ali

Inez Ali died Oct. 19 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley. She was 95.

A memorial service will be Oct. 30 for close friends and family.

She was born May 11, 1915, in Greensboro, Pa., to Jerome and Macrina (DeBlasio) Chircosta, and was the middle daughter out five children.



The family moved to Bellvue, Pa., near Pittsburgh, where she met and married Dominic Ali in 1936. They had four children. In 1962, the family moved to Century City, Calif., where Inez wrote for the Independent newspaper.

In 1976, they moved to Nevada City, where Dominic built their house on Banner Lava Cap Road. Years later they moved to Cypress Hills in Grass Valley to be closer to town.




She is survived by three sisters, Jane Carmody of Painesville Ohio, Catherine Carr of Reno, Nev., and Beatrice Cook of Davis, Calif.; children, Dianne, David, Mari and Jeffery; granddaughter, Lisa Rush-Dunne; and great-granddaughter, Shayna Dunne.

She was preceded in death by husband Dominic in 1996.


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