Paul A. Albanese Sr., 85, of Milford, beloved husband of Barbara (Knoth) Albanese, passed away Wednesday December 19, 2012 at Bridgeport Hospital.

He was the son of the late Gabriel and Gemma Capetta Albanese. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Paul was a limousine driver for Rudy’s Limousine.

He was a member of the Milford Seniors Center and lifelong N.Y. Yankee and Giants fan.

Besides his loving wife of 59 years, he is also survived by his sons; Paul (Maria) Albanese Jr., Daryl Albanese, Terry Albanese, all of Milford and George Albanese of Stratford, N.J. and his adoring grandchildren; Paul III, Stephanie, Melissa, Gabriel, Maria and Jordan.

Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad St., Milford, handled arrangements. A future Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. in St. Ann Church, Milford.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Suite 104, Hamden, CT 06518.

Online condolences: georgejsmithandson.com.