ALFRED W. ‘BUSTER’ TOWNE

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UXBRIDGE, MASS —  Alfred W. ‘Buster’ Towne, 86, of Uxbridge died Sunday, April 26, 2015, in the Lydia Taft House of Uxbridge. He was the husband of Edith E. (Currier) Towne of Uxbridge, and the late Lorraine M. (Couture) Towne who died in 1997.

Mr. Towne worked for over 50 years as a truck driver. During those years he was employed with The Associated Transport Company, Table Talk Pie Company both in Worcester, North American Van Lines in IN, Valley Transportation in Uxbridge, and Guilford of Maine in Douglas.

He was born in Fairfax on May 15, 1928, the son of the late Bernice (Towne) Driver. He attended the Parsonville, One Room School in St. Albans and was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Germany during the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 1385 of Uxbridge.

In addition to his wife Edith, Mr. Towne is survived by one son, Norman and his wife, Kathryn Towne, of Sweetwater, Texas; two half-brothers, Maurice Driver of Florida and Wendell Driver of St. Albans; two half-sisters, Reba Lemnah and Dorothy Westover of St. Albans; a grandson, Ean Towne of North Carolina; and an aunt, Olive Towne of Randolph. He was predeceased by his half-brother, Frederick Driver in 2009. The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Lydia Taft House for all their care of Alfred.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Buma Funeral Home, Uxbridge www.bumafuneralhome.com.