Albert Girafalco, 93, of Downingtown, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2008, at Pembrooke Manor Nursing Facility in West Chester.He was the husband of the late Rose Gugliemo Girafalco, with whom he shared 65 years of marriage

Born in Chester County, he was the son of the late Ralph and Virginia Schievone Girafalco.

Mr. Girafalco was retired from the Downingtown Paper Co., where he worked for 50 years.

He was a member of St. Joseph Church and a lifetime member of St. Anthony's Lodge, both in Downingtown.

He was avid hunter and fisherman, and a miniature railroad hobbyist. He was also a member of the Cornog Fish Club.

He is survived by a son, Ralph, and his wife, Patricia, of Upper Darby. He is also survived by a brother, Victor of Paoli; and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, July 15, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, 338 Manor Ave., Downingtown.

A visitation will be held that morning from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave. in Down-ingtown.

Interment will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Contributions in his memory can be made to Pembooke Manor c/o Nurses Fund, 1130 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380.

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