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Face Time with Valarie Dellarocco

Get to know New York resident

Valarie Dellarocco
Valarie Dellarocco

Melrose, N.Y., resident Valarie Dellarocco, 58, was at the Classic Car Show in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Schory: Where did you grow up?

Dellarocco: Melrose, N.Y.

Schory: Do you have any pets?

Dellarocco: A beagle named Roxy and a cat named Marble

Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?

Dellarocco: Sandra Bullock

Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Dellarocco: A mechanic, but it was considered a boy’s job, so I worked as a secretary for New York state.

Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?

Dellarocco: “Pretty Woman”

Schory: Favorite charity?

Dellarocco: American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in New York

Schory: Favorite local restaurant?

Dellarocco: Gia Mia in Geneva

Schory: What is an interesting fact about yourself?

Dellarocco: I used to flip houses. I would buy a house, remodel it and flip it. I also remodeled motorcycles.

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