BODE, ALFRED " BUD" Alfred "Bud" Bode, lifelong West Haven resident, entered into rest February 23, 2013. He was the husband of 51 years of Lillian Barringham Bode. Father of Laura (Brian) McManus, Lynnette & Lesley Bode, grandfather of Marissa Bode, Amanda & Kyle McManus. Bud was the brother of Richard and Carl Bode and the late Henry and Paul Bode. Born January 8, 1937, he was a son of the late Henry and Ernestine Downs Bode and son-in-law of the late Werden & Elsie Reiss Barringham. He served in the US Navy and retired from the Joseph Merritt Co. He previously worked at Dietch Plastics, Nygard's Express, Clark Liftow and New Haven Rendering. His hobbies were many, including spending time with his family, playing cards, antique cars and watching the Red Sox and Giants. A graveside service will take place SATURDAY at 11 o'clock in Oak Grove Cemetery. In tribute to Bud's "Red Sox" loyalty, everyone is invited to wear RED SOCKS to the service. To leave an online remembrance, please visit www.westhavenfuneral.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Feb. 28, 2013