Alphonse A. L'Italien

  • Born: September 22, 1940
  • Died: June 1, 2018
  • Location: Hanover, Massachusetts

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Rockland, MA 02370

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Alphonse A. L'Italien, 77 of Hanover, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 22, 1940 in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada. Alphonse came to the United States in 1958 and became an American citizen in 1996.

Alphonse is survived by his wife, Patricia (Sullivan), of 53 years. Along with his wife, he leaves behind three children, nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter: Peter and Lyn of Halifax, their daughters Samantha (and her husband Kyle), Erica, Rebecca, and granddaughter Leona; Paul and Ellen L'Italien of Pembroke and their children Emma, Sean, and Sarah; and Michelle and Roger Harris of Marshfield and their children Stephanie, Jonathan, and Katherine. Alphonse was one of eight siblings including Rina Buckley, and her husband Bill, of Pembroke and Claude L'Italien, and his wife Pauline, of Hanover.

Alphonse owned L'Italien Construction for 45+ years and was a proud member of the Hanover Call Fire Department for many years. Above all else, he loved spending time with his grandchildren, attending any games, recitals, or concerts that he could. When he wasn't with his grandkids, he enjoyed working in his barn, fixing and building anything and everything.

In lieu of flowers, the family is kindly asking for donations to Cranberry Hospice 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA 02360 or to the Alzheimer's Association.

The family will be having a private celebration of life at a later date.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Loved working with Al when he built our house in Scituate in 1985. Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Mary and Lyle Jenkins - Scituate, MA - Friend   July 18, 2018

sorry for your loss he was a great man i know the family for many many years i will pray for the family God bless

Posted by daniel deaton - Hanover, MA   June 25, 2018

As you remember your love one, may your treasured memories continue to bring you peace, comfort, and strength to endure.

Posted by A friend   June 24, 2018

I'm so sorry for your loss Peter & Paul, Ellen and family

Posted by Jeannie Newcomb - Halifax, MA - Classmate   June 09, 2018

Al built a great barn and was a wonderful man. Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Tracie Richardson - Hanover, MA   June 09, 2018

Ellen and Paul, I can see the source of so much of your enduring love and partnership in the photo of the handsome Mr. Alphonse. I learned another interesting "cousin Ellie Mae" coincidence: not only are we connected on the Dwyer family tree, but Alphonse Sievers was my great-grandfather on my mom's side. Sending hugs to you all as you remember this great American man. I will be thinking of you all this Father's Day, and wishing you love and light always.

Posted by Bonnie Dwyer - Somerville, MA - Friend   June 08, 2018


When a ship sails away and begins to disappear one will usually say, "There, she's gone", but that is not true. The ship merely passed from our sight. Al will still exist in our minds. His smile, his love of family, his good nature and his neighborly manner will never be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to Pat, Peter, Paul, Michelle and family. He will surely be missed.

Charlene Comeau
Hanover, MA

Posted by A friend   June 08, 2018

Mona St-Onge and Jean Paul L'Italien send their warmest sympathy to Litalien Family!

Posted by Mona St-Onge - Canada - Family Friend   June 06, 2018

Our condolences to the entire L'Italien family Al was such a great guy and will never forget what great friend he was to our family. He taught me the meaning of hard work and being a stand up man. So sorry for your loss Pat you are in our thoughts, and prayers.

Posted by Michael Empey - Bellows Falls, VT - Friend   June 05, 2018

Remembering Al fondly and thinking of all L'Italien's this week.

Posted by Kevin Dwyer (and Al Carrasco) - Oakland, CA - Family Friend   June 05, 2018

My brother, you rest in Peace, you work hard all your life, had a great family, was generous, love your family, you will be forever remember, may your soul reach God, heaven!
Jean Paul L'Italien, brother

Posted by Jean Paul L'Italien - Edmundston, Canada - Family   June 05, 2018

Pat, Peter,Paul and Michelle, we are so sorry but know that he is now at peace.

Posted by Claude & Pauline    June 05, 2018

My father thought the world of Al. His work ethic , his love of family and his values as a true gentleman. Our family extends our deepest sympathy to your family. Very glad we had the good fortune to know Al.

Posted by Nancy Anderson Ahern - Marshfield, MA - Acquaintance   June 05, 2018


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