Alan R. Rabideau
Alan R. Rabideau 1962 - 2017 UTICA - Alan R. Rabideau, 54, of Utica, passed away unexpectedly, with his family by his side, on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. He was born on June 2, 1962, in Utica, a son of Kenneth and Gail (Roberts) Rabideau. He was once married to the former Mary Woods who is the mother of his children and remains his best friend. Alan was employed, at one time, with Rome Cable and later with Lockheed Martin in South Carolina. Alan was a loving and caring father, grandfather, son and brother. He was affectionately referred to by his family as a neat freak and a perfectionist with a great sense of humor. He loved cooking, and football, he especially enjoyed watching his favorite team the Buffalo Bills. Most of all, Alan was a very simple man who enjoyed the simpler things in life like a cold beer and a sun shining day. He is survived by his daughters, Latasha Roman and her husband, Matthew, of Utica, and Alyssa Myers and her husband, Devon, of New York Mills. He leaves his mother, Gail Rodriguez, of Utica, and siblings, Keith Rabideau and his wife, Michele, of Marcy, Dennis Rabideau and his wife, Christine, of Deerfield, and Susan Connors and her husband, Kenny, of South Carolina. He leaves his adored grandchildren, Analysa Roman and A'Von Myers. He leaves his very special friend and longtime companion, Tina Surace, and the mother of his children and best friend, Mary Rabideau, of Utica. He was predeceased by his stepfather, Francisco Paco Rodriguez. The family wishes to sincerely thank the ICU staff of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center for the wonderful care complemented by true compassion that was given to Alan during his illness. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 5:00 PM at the Sansone Funeral Home, 1123 Court @ York St. in Utica, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Umidi officiating. Interment will be in the spring in New Forest Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call three hours prior to the service from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. For online expressions of sympathy, please go to www.dfwefh.com .
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