Obituaries

Andrew E. Alfano

Andrew E. Alfano of Calverton, formerly of North Babylon, died Dec. 21, 2018. He was 85.

Andrew was born April 15, 1933, in the Bronx to Marie (née Turrisi) and Edward A. Alfano.

He enjoyed fishing, boating, basketball, bird-watching and gardening. While in North Babylon, he was a member of Saints Cyril and Methodius R.C. Church in Deer Park.

Andrew is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth M. Alfano (née Gessman); his daughter, Cathy A. Dries and son-in-law Wayne Dries of Laurel; his son, James A. Alfano of Tampa, Fla.; his grandchildren, Amy Dries, Kelly Alfano and James Alfano Jr.; and siblings Peter Alfano, George Alfano and John Alfano.

The family received friends Dec. 26, 2018, at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. Funeral services were held Dec. 27, 2018, at the funeral home, officiated by Father Patrick McNamara. Interment with U.S. Army honors followed at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Cornell Cooperative Extension or Trout Unlimited would be appreciated.

This is a paid notice.

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