In memory of
Mr. Allen V. Aldrich
Allen V. Aldrich, 77, of Cranford passed away unexpectedly on
December 23, 2019 at home. Born in Hillsborough, NH, he lived in
New Jersey since 1963.
Mr. Aldrich was a veteran of the US Army, serving in Korea. A
concrete and paving contractor, he began his career with Cardell, Inc.
Keasbey, and was later the co-owner of Al-Lee Contractors, Sayreville,
and the owner and founder of Aldrich Concrete and Paving, Old Bridge.
He was a parishioner of St. Helen's RC Church, Westfield, and was a
longtime member and president of the American Indian Association.
While growing up in New Hampshire, he enjoyed building and racing
race cars. He was a member of VFW Post 335, Cranford, and enjoyed
fishing, gardening and fixing things. He was never without a smile or a
laugh, and will be fondly remembered by everyone who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy; his daughters, Diane McCaffrey and
her husband Tom of Spotswood and Maureen Witt and her husband Tom
of Kearny; five grandchildren, TJ, Haylee, Travis, Dominic and Trayton;
one great-granddaughter, Addison; his brother Donald and his wife
Millie and niece Janet; his sister Suzanne and nephews Kevin and Ricky.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 on Thursday, December 26 at Gray
Funeral Home, Cranford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at
10:15 Friday at St. Helen's Church, Westfield. Interment will follow at
Brig Gen WC Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown.
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