1968 Richard 2020

Richard Michael Alfano

April 27, 1968 — November 27, 2020

Richard Michael Alfano, 52, of Goose Creek, husband to Emelina Alfano of 10 years, entered into eternal rest on November 27, 2020.

Born on April 27, 1968 in Kittery, ME, Richard was a son of Richard Alfano and Mary Anne Alfano.

Richard was a Communications System and Circuit Controller SPC in the Army and Army Reserve, serving in the HHC 38th SIG BN USAEEUR E5 having earned the Army Service Ribbon, Army Commendation Metal, National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon and an Expert Marksman Badge with M-16. Richard was crane operator at the South Carolina Ports Authority for 21 years. He was a very dedicated and professional crane operator who loved his job and considered the port his home away from home.

Richard was a kind, loving and generous man who enjoyed traveling with his wife and spending time with family and friends. Richard was a good friend to many and never knew a stranger,

In addition to his wife Emelina, Richard is survived by his parents, Richard and Mary Alfano, two sons, Nicholas Alfano (Addison) and Joshua Coleman, two daughters, Madison Alfano and Rosalee Dopson (Justin), siblings, Michele Alfano Hood (Edwin) and Lisa Fowler (Mike), six grandchildren, Addisyn Poteat, Terrell "Hammy" Poteat, Mikaheli Rafael Torres-Alfano, Harper Dopson, Sawyer Rutland, Garredon Alfano, and two nephews Tyler Hood and Chase Fowler and one niece Hayley Fowler.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation (Goose Creek).

The celebration of life service will be held on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 3:00 PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation (Goose Creek).

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at https://www.mcalister-smith.com/.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, Goose Creek, 869 St. James Ave., Goose Creek, SC 29445, (843) 553-1511.
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04 Alfano Richard visitation

Friday, December 4, 2020

2:00 - 3:00pm

McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation (Goose Creek)

869 St James Ave, Goose Creek, SC 29445

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04 Alfano Richard service

Friday, December 4, 2020

3:00 - 4:00pm

McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation (Goose Creek)

869 St James Ave, Goose Creek, SC 29445

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