Life time resident Alfred Sawaia Nader, age 76 of Miami, Ariz., passed away on Dec. 7, 2012 at Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center. He was born in Miami, Ariz. on Jan. 28, 1936, the son of Frank and Frances Nader.
He retired from Inspiration Consolidated Copper Co. after 44 years at the age of 62. He also worked for the Miami Police Dept. as a reserve officer.
He enjoyed coaching the girls’ softball fast pitch team — “The Falcons” — and they won many state championships.
He also loved coaching Little League, collecting cars and watching his favorite team, the Arizona Cardinals. Alfred’s greatest joys were spending time with his family and his Chows, Abu and Jai.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Frank A. Nader; his brother, Chic Nader; and his grandson, Bryan Nader.
Alfred is survived by his wife of 36 years, Maria Nader; his children, Debra Germann (Corey) of Chandler, Ariz., Alfred Nader, Jr. (Suzy) of Globe, Ariz., Sean Nader of Gilbert, Ariz., Fred Haykel of California and Kenneth Haykel of Phoenix, Ariz.; nine grandchildren, Nadene, Craig, Charalyn, Seneca, Emily, Frank, Manuel, Gabriel, and Karissa; seven great-grandchildren, Jacob, Zach, Carter, Sawaia, Nash, Bryndan and Ayala; one great-great-grandchild, Avery; one brother Frank Eubanks; an aunt Angie and many cousins in California.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at 5:15 p.m. at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Miami, Ariz., followed by Rosary at 6 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, at OLBS Catholic Church, in Miami, Ariz.
Interment will be at Mountain Breeze Memorial Gardens – Miami, Ariz.
Assisting the family; Lamont Mortuary of Globe.