Alfred "Fred" J. Marano, 94, died April 29, 2013, at his home. He was born in Waterbury, Conn., and lived in Barefoot Bay for 29 years, coming from his birthplace. Before retiring, he worked as a mechanical engineer for Jacob's Manufacturing Co. He taught ballroom dancing in Sebastian and Barefoot Bay. He was a veteran of the Army/Air Force He was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church, where he served as a Eucharistic minister for 25 years. He was a member of the Italian-American club in Sebastian and Barefoot Bay, American Legion in Barefoot Bay, New England Club, and was a 4th degree Knights of Columbus St. Joseph Council 7408. Survivors include his daughters, Theresa "Teri" Murphy of Barefoot Bay and Sandra "Sandy" Sheehan of Sebastian; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: Services will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements are by Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory in Sebastian. A guest book is available at www.seawindsfh.com.
Published in the TC Palm on May 1, 2013