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Of Hull, MA passed away on July 23, 2019 at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Florida. He was 72.
He was born and raised in Aragona, Sicily. He moved to Waltham, MA at the age of 14, where he lived most of his adult life. For the past 19 years he has resided in Hull, MA to be near the water. Also he bought a home in St. Augustine, where he has vacationed for the past 3 years with his companion, Irma. After 57 years of living in the states he became a naturalized citizen and was very proud to call himself an American. Alfonso enjoyed gardening and cooking but more than anything he loved his family, who he dedicated his life to.
He is survived by his lifelong partner of 42 plus years, Irma Lefever; daughter, Naomi O’Brian (Mark); grandsons, Kelan, Mycah; siblings, Josephine Albanese (Vincent), Gerlando Barba, Rosalia Russo, Francesco Barba (Ina), Angela Ireton (Frederick) and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend A Memorial Service in celebration of Alfonso’s life at the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons, 773 Moody St., WALTHAM, Monday, August 5, 2019 at 10 am. Interment will follow at Mount Feake Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service from 9 – 10 am. Parking attendants will be on duty.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to Community Hospice & Palliative Care, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257 or give online at support.communityhospice.com.