Alfred Emile Vervaert
Feb 1, 1946 – Dec 16, 2015
Alfred Emile Vervaert, 69, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Duke University Hospital. Alfred retired from the US EPA after 32 years of service as a chemical engineer. He was a US Army Veteran and an avid Duke basketball fan who loved playing tennis and vacationing at Wrightsville Beach.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon, December 20, 2015 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home.
Alfred is survived by his wife of 39 years, Carol E. Vervaert; son, Geoffrey Alexander Vervaert of Cary; daughter, Christine Marie Vervaert of Wilmington; sister, Claire M.V. Lemieux of Raleigh; twin brother, Louis Vervaert of West Simsbury, CT; 2 grandchildren, Emily Brooke Vervaert and Tyler Ashton Vervaert.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Food Bank of NC, 3608 Tarheel Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 or to Pennies for Change, 2715 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC 27707.
Friends may visit with the family from 1:30-2:00 Sunday afternoon at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587. (919-556-5811)