Louis G. Alfano, 83 of Riverside died Thursday, January 31, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the husband of Mary (Boyajian) Alfano to whom he was married 56 years.
He was born in Warren, a son of the late Francisco and Margaret (Sullo) Alfano. Mr. Alfano worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 25 years before retiring. He was a graduate of Warren High School and was inducted into the Warren Athletic Hall of Fame. He was a avid golfer and a member of the Montaup Golf Course for many years. He achieved a hole-in-one in 2004. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Besides his wife he leaves three daughters, Col. Diane Fletcher and her husband Larry of Barrington, Susan Place and her husband Jack of Barrington and Nancy Kogut and her husband Steve of Cranston, one son, Michael Alfano and his wife Carole of New Hampshire and eight grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Phyllis Figuerida, Rose Camera, Mary Codola, Anthony and William Alfano.
His funeral will be held on Monday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Sunday 5-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI would be appreciated.