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Alfred Hall EVERSON Jr.

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EVERSON, Alfred Hall Jr.
Alfred Hall Everson Jr. died May 31, 2011 in Palm City, FL after a short illness. He was 85 years of age. He was born to Alfred Hall Everson, Sr. and Rachel Higgins on Oct. 12, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Brooklyn Friends School where he was captain of the football team, played basketball and baseball, and was Vice President of his senior class. In 1947, Alfred graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ with a degree in mechanical engineering. He attended the Wharton Graduate School - University of Pennsylvania for Industrial Management. Alfred served his country by being a part of the V-12 program of World War II and was commissioned as an ensign. After his honorable discharge from the US Navy as a LTJG, he was an engineer at the Dupont Corporation in New Castle, DE. It was in Delaware that he met and married Nancy Jane Holder of Wilmington, DE in June of 1951. The young couple moved to Connecticut a few years later and eventually settled in West Hartford, CT where Alfred worked for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft until his retirement in 1986. He was an avid sailor and raced both in college and at Pine Orchard Yacht Club, played golf at Hop Meadow and Avon Country Clubs, and coached midget football and umpired baseball in West Hartford. Upon his retirement, Alfred and Nancy moved to Palm City, FL. He was a devoted father and grandfather who enjoyed playing bridge, talking politics or reading a good book. Alfred was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Jane, in 2008. He leaves a son, Alfred H. Everson, III of Austin, TX; a daughter, Alexandra H. Everson of Houston, TX and a beloved grandson, Arman James Everson, also of Houston, TX.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Episcopal Church (623 E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart FL 34994) or The Harbors of Treasure Coast Hospice (1201 SE Indian St., Stuart FL 34997). Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY.

Published in The Hartford Courant on June 3, 2011
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