Edward Alaia of Greenport, formerly of Bay Shore, died on February 2, 2018 at Stony Brook Hospital. He was 83 years old.
He was born in Brooklyn on June 13, 1934 to Edrico and Mary (nee Raymond) Alaia and later educated there.
He had been a mover with Trans Country Van Lines in Bohemia.
He is survived by eight children: Deborah, Laura Flythe, Edward, Desiree, Daniel, William Mason, Nicholas and Anthony, by two daughters-in-law Raynette Alaia and Shauna, two sisters, Genie and Delores of Staten Island, 17 grandchildren: Debianne, Desiree, Melissa, Sara, Joseph, Robert, Edward, Thomas, Jonathan, Alyssa, Jerome, Quintel, Aalyah, William, Jordan, Nicholas and Gia, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren and his former wife: Patricia Awaab.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park.