Alfred E Cordeiro

May 7, 1933 ~ March 19, 2019 (age 85)

Alfred E Cordeiro, 85, of Cranford NJ passed away in his home on Tuesday, March 19,  2019 surrounded by his family.  Alfie, as he was fondly called, retired as District Sales Manager with Air India in 1998.  Unwilling to relax, he chose a second career as a tax preparer with H&R Block where he worked until 2012.  Alfie was the beloved husband of Cecilia (D'Cruz) Cordeiro, devoted father of Karen McKenna (Daniel) and Dr. Jason Cordeiro, and cherished grandfather of Brooke, Rachel, Caleigh, and Sarah McKenna.  He was predeceased by his parents Rita and Benedict Cordeiro and sisters Mabel Cordeiro and Margaret Mendonca.  Surviving siblings are Frederick (Anne), Sanatana (Alba) and Blanche Cordeiro.
Arrangements are as follows:
Visitation - Sunday, March 24 from 5:00pm-9: 00pm, Krowicki-McCracken Funeral Home, Linden
Funeral Mass - Monday, March 25,  2019 at  10:30am, St. Michael's RC Church, Cranford
Entombment - St. Gertrude Mausoleum, Colonia
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made in his memory to one of the following:
Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, Morristown, NJ (
or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital (

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