Alfred B. Cafolla Jr.
AGE: 78 • Penns Grove, NJ
Alfred B. Cafolla, Jr., 78, of Penns Grove, NJ., passed away on July 20, 2014. Born and raised in Elmira, NY to the late Alfred B. Cafolla, Sr. and Rose (nee Pinelli) Cafolla, Alfred lived at Fort Dix and Merchantville before settling down in Penns Grove with his wife, Edith (nee DiPietro) Cafolla.
He served his country in the United States Army from 1955 to 1957 before beginning his career of 26 years with the Penns Grove Sewerage Authority where he retired as a superintendent and was currently Vice Chairman of the board on which he served for 24 years. Alfred was a member of St. James R.C. Church and a former member of the First Italian American Citizens League of Penns Grove. Among being an avid Phillies and Eagles fan, he was just as passionate about bowling as he bowled for the Knights of Columbus.
Alfred is survived by his sons, Anthony Cafolla (Claire) of Pennsville, Alfred Cafolla III (Maureen) and Frank Cafolla, both of Carneys Point; grandchildren, Christopher (Anne), Ryan, Robert and Erin; sisters, Albina Rullo, Argie (Mary Doland), both of Elmira, NY and Carmella Dumais of Trenton, MI; sister-in-law, Marbury Cafolla of Elmira, NY; longtime friend, Walter "Ducky" Jennings; and numerous nieces and nephews who looked forward to his yearly visit to Elmira. He was predeceased by his parents, Alfred and Rose Cafolla; his wife, Edith Cafolla; sisters, Grace Cafolla and Antoinette Glynn; brothers, Joseph Cafolla and Eugene Cafolla; sister-in-law, Shirley Cafolla; and brothers-in-law, Frank Doland, Peter Rullo, Vincent Glynn and Cyrus Dumais.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 11 AM at St. Gabriel the Archangel R.C. Church, 369 Georgetown Rd., Carneys Point, NJ 08069. Visitations will be held at Adams Funeral Home, 18 E. Maple Ave., Penns Grove, NJ 08069 on Thursday night, July 24, 2014 from 7-9 PM and on Friday morning from 9-10:30 AM. Interment will take place at Lawnside Cemetery in Pilesgrove, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that donations be made in memory of Alfred B Cafolla, Jr. to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or go to www.StJude.org