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Alvah O. Ericksberg, Jr.

September 27, 2014
Alvah O. Ericksberg,  Jr.
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Obituary for Alvah O. Ericksberg, Jr.

Alvah O. Ericksberg, Jr., 87, of Ludlow, passed away on September 27, 2014. Born in Springfield, Alvah was a 1944 graduate of Tech High School and a United States Air Force veteran proudly serving his country during WWII.  He lived for many years in Springfield before moving to Ludlow in 1955 where he was a communicant of the former St. Mary of the Assumption Church and currently of St. Elizabeth Parish.  Alvah was employed at Monsanto for 35 years and enjoyed fishing, boating, stamp collecting, target shooting, the outdoors, and especially supporting Ludlow Football, and was also a ham radio operator for many years.  Upon his retirement in 1982, he and his wife enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the country and Europe.
Alvah was the beloved husband of 67 years to Eva "Theresa" ( LaBelle) Ericksberg; a loving father to Kenneth Ericksberg and wife Pam, of S.C.; Carl Ericksberg and wife Karen, of West Springfield; Terry Houghton and husband David Spinney, of Louisiana, and the late Alan Ericksberg and his widow Diane, of S.C.,; cherished grandfather to Jamie, Amber, Richie, Tracy, Chad, and Maureen; adoring great-grandfather to Riley, Mary, Casey, Kristen, Megan, and Mia; great-great grandfather to Madelyn Grace; dear brother of the late Stanley Ericksberg; and also leaves many loving extended family members and dear friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alvah's memory to the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org)  480 Pleasant Street Watertown, MA 02472.


Funeral services for Alvah will be on Friday, Oct. 3rd at 10:15am from Ludlow Funeral Home with Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00am in St. Elizabeth Parish followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery.  Visitation will precede the funeral from 9:15-10:15am

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