Alexander Paul Frulla, 86, of Ridgefield, died on Thursday, October 30, 2014, after a long illness.  He was a loving husband and father, dedicated to his family.

A lifetime resident of Ridgefield, Alex loved his hometown. Born in Ridgefield on January 6, 1928, he was a son of Allesandro and Rosa (Cataloni) Frulla and had five sisters and a brother all of who predeceased him along with his parents. He attended Ridgefield schools and graduated from Ridgefield High School in the Class of 1947.

Mr. Frulla was a longtime member of the Italian American Mutual Aid Society, an honoree of the Ridgefield Old Timers Association, and a member of St. Mary Parish. He retired as a foreman on the road crew for the Town of Ridgefield, after 21 years of service.

Mr. Frulla is survived by his wife, Shirley (Mead) Frulla and three children:  Paul (Sally) Frulla, Judy (Ken) Schneider, and Marie Frulla.  He had three grandchildren, and one great grandson.

Mr. Frulla will be missed by his family, whom he dedicated his life to loving and supporting.  We all love him very much.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield.

Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Mr. Frulla’s name to the Ridgefield Fire Department, 6 Catoonah St., Ridgefield 006877.