Alfred F. DeLuca - May 9, 2010

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 COLONIE Ė Alfred F. DeLuca, 87, formerly of Catskill passed away peacefully Sunday, May 9, 2010 at home with his loving wife by his side.  Alfred was a WWII veteran serving in the Navy 113th Battalion Seabee.  He was co-owner of the former Fredís Fountainette in Catskill and retired in 1979 from Central Hudson.  His favorite pastimes were music and traveling.  Alfred was a life member of the Catskill Fire Dept. and a member of the Catskill American Legion Post 110.

     Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Josephine Scalzo DeLuca of Colonie;  brother Robert DeLuca of Greensboro, North Carolina;  sister, Phyllis DeLuca of Catskill;  and many nieces and nephews.  Alfred was predeceased by his parents, John and Mary DeLuca and brothers, Anthony, William and John DeLuca.

     Funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday, May 13th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Burial will follow in St. Patrickís Cemetery, Coeymans.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 to 7 PM.  Contributions in memory of Alfred may be made to the Firemenís Home, 125 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson, NY 12534.