Alfred A. Iafrate - North Providence

Alfred A. Iafrate - North Providence

Alfred A. Iafrate, 93, of Angell Avenue, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Village at Waterman Lake. He was the husband of Violet (Venava) Iafrate.

Born in Georgiaville, he was a son of the late Antonio and Louisa (Gabriele) Iafrate.

Alfred was a firefighter at the Newport Naval Base for many years before retiring and was a custodian at the Greystone School. He was also a member of the Centredale Fire Department and an Army veteran of World War II .

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Peter A. Iafrate of Woonsocket; a daughter, Lisa Iafrate-Ruscito of Jamestown; two grandchildren, Rebecca and Alicia Ruscito; and two sisters, Onorina Libby of Jamestown and Anne Eddy of Redlands, Calif. He was the brother of the late Arialdo Iafrate and Louisa Boudreau.

His funeral will be held Monday, March 10 at 9 A.M. from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in Mary, Mother of Mankind Church. Military honors will follow. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Sunday from 4-7 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Centredale School, 41 Angell Ave., North Providence, RI 02911.