TROY, N.Y. — Alphadge E. "Al" Rouleau, 80, of Dunham Street, beloved husband of over 57 years of Eva (LaBarge) Rouleau of Troy, entered into eternal life at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy on Saturday, March 4, 2006.
Born on Nov. 20, 1925, in Plattsburgh, he was the son of the late Edward and Emma (Corron) Rouleau and was a graduate of St. Peter's School and Mt. Assumption Institute, both in Plattsburgh.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and earned the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Mr. Rouleau retired as a Heat Treater Supervisor from the Watervliet Arsenal where he had been employed for over 32 years and still found the time to be a dedicated husband and father. He had also been employed by the Tri-City Valleycats.
He was a communicant, former trustee and bingo chairman of St. William's Church in Troy as well as a former member of the Watervliet Elks.
Beloved husband of Eva; devoted father of Sue E. (J. Michael) Mullahey of Brunswick and Stephen E. (Lynn) Rouleau of Troy; brother of the late Aural Rouleau; cherished grandfather of J. Michael Mullahey Jr. of Brunswick, Nicole Rouleau of Troy, Eric Rouleau of Watervliet and the late Mandy L. Mullahey; loving great-grandfather of Zachary and Anthony Mullahey and his adored "peanut," Marrisah Mullahey, all of Troy; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral will be held on Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. from the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home (Corner of Fourth Avenue and 115th Street), Lansingburgh, thence to Our Lady of Angels Chapel at Siena College in Loudonville, where at 10 a.m. the Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment with military honors will be held at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc., 565 Fourth Ave., Troy, NY 12182. 518-235-0952.