Rev. Alfred F. D’Alonzo, C.S.C., died Friday (June 27) at Holy Cross House. He was 88.
A native of Orange, N.J., Father D’Alonzo was an all-state New Jersey football player when he came to Notre Dame in 1944. In addition to playing on the University’s storied football team, he attended the Naval Officers’ Training School here before entering the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1946. He was graduated from Notre Dame in 1949 and ordained a Holy Cross priest in 1953.