Alba was nominated for the 2016 Robert W. Teeter Award by Jennifer Mitchell, a member of our Board of Directors.
Alba is a long-time resident of Berwyn and has an illustrious record of community service. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) and is an active member of the Democratic Citizens of Berwyn (DCOB). Alba is a true supporter of all Berwyn entities, as shown by her presence at a wide variety of Berwyn events. She is a true gem and is completely worthy as the honoree of the Teeter Award.
Personal Information: Born in Chicago, one of six children. First-generation Italian. Parents; Lucia and Giovanni Pace. Resident of Berwyn for 55 years.
Education: Notre Dame Grammar School, Chicago. Providence High School, Chicago. Courses in Business and Decorating.
Family: Husband: Thomas Lovero (deceased), Children: 2 sons; Robert John and Scott Thomas; 3 grandchildren: Thomas, Danielle and Gabrielle; 2 great grandchildren: Matthew and Robert; Daughters-in-Law: Gail and Lisa.
Work History: Model and Assistant for Commercial Photographers, homemaker, floral and decorating sales and design, City Collector and Licensing Officer for the City of Berwyn.
Community Service: St. Mary of Celle Church, Boy Scouts of America #63, Little League, PTA, Cancer Society, Welcome Wagon. Italian-American Civic Organization of Berwyn.
Organizations: Past President and Treasurer of St. Mary of Celle Little League Women’s Auxiliary, Past Secretary of SMC Pack and Troop 63 Scouts, Past Ways and Means Chairman, St. Mary of Celle Sodality, St. Mary of Celle School Mother’s Club, Charter Member/Past President and Treasurer Italian-American Civic Organization Woman’s Auxiliary, Berwyn Democratic Organization, Calabresi In Americas, Board Member and Lifetime Member of the Berwyn Development Corporation, co-chair of the Depot District Special Events Commission.
Committees: (BDC) Marketing Committee, (BDC) Cermak Road/Roosevelt Road TIF, (BDC) New Business Taskforce, (BDC) Berwyn Historic Depot District, (BDC) Joint Ogden Avenue/South Berwyn TIF and Means and Ways for the Berwyn Democratic Organization.
Hobbies: Grandchildren, family, friends, travel, decorating, theater, music, cooking, card playing, entertaining. Now that she is retired, GOLF! Never followed through with GOLF.