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Age
54
Community
Middletown
Company
Cantor Fitzgerald
Where Died
World Trade Center
ALFRED BRACA

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They called him "The Rev" there on the 104th floor of 1 World Trade Center, where Alfred Braca worked as a bond trader for Cantor Fitzgerald. "My father's life was centered in his faith in Jesus Christ," said Braca's son David. There was not one part of his life that was not informed or touched by that faith. "They kidded my father about his faith at work," David said. "But they respected my dad. Sometimes one or another of them would say, "Hey, Al. Do you have a minute?'' And they would talk with him about their problem." On Sept. 11, when the world around him turned into some version of hell, Braca looked heavenward and led those with him in prayer. "That story came as no surprise to us," his son says. "You could not separate the man from his faith." And that reached from his home to the tower where he died and as well to the community in which he lived. He was a member of Calvary Chapel Four Winds, Red Bank, which he served as a deacon and board member and was active with the Married Couples Ministry. He was a supporter of The Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He also supported foreign Christian Missionaries. "My father was an amazing man with a strong and intelligent faith," David says.
Family
Wife, Jean; sons, David and Christopher; daughters, Christina and Deanna; sister Sharon Bruscella; parents, Alfred G. and Elizabeth, grandchildren, Bethany Taylor Cambeis, Gabriella Christine Braca and Hannah Rose Cambeis
 

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