CGFD Bids Farewell To One Of It's Own

Posted on August 4, 2019



Ex. Chief Alfred R. Giancola, Sr., 91, of Cedar Grove, N.J., passed away on July 21, 2019 Freddie was a lifelong resident of Cedar Grove. He honorably served in the US Navy during World War II and then the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he was a postal worker for the Cedar Grove Post Office for 36 years. He was a member of the American Legion Little Falls Post 121 and the VFW Cedar Grove Post 6255. For 66 years, he was a dedicated volunteer with the Cedar Grove Fire Department.

Predeceased by his parents, Antonio and Yolanda Giancola, Ida Giancola (nee Capitanelli), his beloved wife of 68 years, and sister, Henrietta Basile.

Surviving are his beloved children, Linda Jacobus (John), Alfred R., Jr. (Carol), Raymond (Linda) and Joyce Ober (Robert); 10 cherished grandchildren; 8 treasured great-grandchildren.