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Alfred King, 92, Of Croton-on-Hudson

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Alfred King, a lifelong Croton-on-Hudson resident, died Tuesday, April 26. He was 92.

He was born Aug.19,1923, to John and Bertha King in Croton-on-Hudson.

He was a graduate of Croton-Harmon High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a torepedo man aboard the USS Thomas from 1942-45. On July 4,1944, he and his comrades rescued 12 German soldiers from the water.

He was a brakeman for the New York Central Railroad, Penn Central Railroad and Metro-North Railroad for 42 years.

He is survived by two sons, Donald of Hudson, Fla. and Steven of Peekskill; six grandchildren, Donald Jr, Dawn Marie, Kristopher, Steven Jr, Stephanie, and Sandra; 10 great-grandchildren; and siblings Johnny, Pauline, Arthur, Stephen and his twin brother Allan.

He was predeceased by his wife Marie.

A memorial service will be conducted from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, 170 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose.

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