Alfred J. Flateau, 82, of Marion, formerly of Carver and East Bridgewater, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at his home after a long illness. He was the husband of Jane (Maciel) Flateau.
Born in Boston, Mr. Flateau was the son of the late Frank J. & Mary A. (Pellen) Flateau. Raised in Charlestown, he graduated from Boston Trade School and Champlain College in Plattsburg, NY. He was a WWII Navy veteran serving as fireman onboard the U.S.S. Philippine Sea.
Mr. Flateau was the owner and operator of Eagle Tile Contracting in E. Bridgewater. He was the last surviving charter member of the Charlestown Eagles, a member of Rural Lodge A.F. & A.M. in Quincy, the Holy Name Society, Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus all in E. Bridgewater.
He enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family and football.
Survivors include his wife; his daughter, Claire Biever of Marion; his son, Alfred J. Flateau, Jr. of Meredith, NH; four grandchildren, A.J., Christina, Amy and Kathleen; two great grandchildren, Lilidae and Orion and his dog, Sweet Pea. He was predeceased by his son, the late Robert N. Flateau.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
Donations in his memory may be made to The Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Massachusetts, 186 Tremont St Boston, MA 02111. Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham.