PARK RIDGE, N.J. -- Alfred A. Musso, 91, of Park Ridge, died Sunday, Oct. 16.
He attended Park Ridge schools as an outstanding athlete. Upon graduation he enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corp., serving his time in the Pacific Theater. His unit was aboard ships outside Iwo Jima and made it to Okinawa, where they were part of the invasion of the island. He was then stationed in China, working toward the repatriation of Japanese troops.
He went on to attend Syracuse University, and following graduation went to work for Lederle Labs for 20 years and then on to Avon Products for 20 years, when he retired.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Welenc); children, Alfred H.(Ellen), Suzanne M.Hassell (Al) and son Michael(Dani); and three granddaughters, Emma Hassell, Sophie Hassell and Miranda Musso.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tri-Boro Ambulance Corps, PO Box 204, Park Ridge, the Jedh C. Barker American Legion Post 153, 118 Ridge Ave. Park Ridge or St. Jude Childrens’ Hospital.