AUBURN – Alfred “Breezy” Galgovitch, 93, was born in Lisbon Falls Oct. 21, 1925, the son of John and Mary Borsak Galgovitch. He received his education in the Lisbon Falls schools. He served in the Army Nov. 10, 1943 to April 21, 1946. He served in the famed 10th Mountain Division in Italy, during World War II. He is the recipient of the Purple Heart, Victory Medal, Good Conduct, European African Middle East Theater, two battle stars – North Appennines and the PO Volley, Sharp Shooter Carbine, Rifle B.A.R. He was married to the former Dorothy T. Christman, of Lewiston, on June 25, 1946. He worked at the Worumbo Mill and J.P. Steven, in Lisbon Falls, in the maintenance dept. He also worked at Bath Iron Works at the Harding Plant maintenance dept. for nineteen years, retiring April, 1990. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Parish Church of Lisbon Falls, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, and was past Commander of the Emilien Hamann Chapter 11 of Lewiston and Auburn. He belonged to the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division. In the 60s and 70s he was a well-known scuba diver. He loved hunting with his son and grandchildren, roller skating and photography. He belonged to the Lisbon Falls Fire Dept., from 1950 to 1974.

Alfred is survived by his wife, Dorothy; one son, Richard  and companion, Val, of Lisbon Falls, three daughters, Jean Fournier and her husband, Maurice, of Lisbon Falls, Katherine Carville of Lisbon Falls, Susan Galgovitch and companion, David, of Lewiston, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Alfred is predeceased by his father and mother; two brothers, John and Albert; and grandson, Kenneth Carville Jr.

You are invited to share your condolences and share fond memories with the family by visiting Alfred’s guestbook at www.crosmanfuneralhome.com.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Jan. 3, at The Crosman Funeral Home from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Friday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. Committal Services will be held in the spring at Calvary Cemetery, in Lisbon Falls. A Service of The Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, Maine 04252.

Those wishing may make donations in Alfred’s memory to: 

Androscoggin Hospice House,

15 Strawberry Ave.,

Lewiston, ME 04240

or

Wounded Warrior Project,

P.O. Box 758517,

Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.


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