Obituary

Alfred Vincent Cachie Jr. was born on February 26 1932 in Harlem New York to Alfred and Dorothy Cachie.

In 1950 Alfred’s Army National Guard unit was activated. His unit was stationed in Savannah Georgia to protect the home front during the Korean War. One of Staff Sargent Cachie’s hobbies was photography and after he was honorably discharged from the Army he found work in a camera shop. Later in 1957 he recognized that being one of New York’s Bravest was the place for him and He joined the New York City Fire Department.

On May 11, 1963 Alfred married Mamie Wheeler in Brooklyn New York and settled down in Lakeview Long Island to start a family and their life together.
In 1964 Alfred and Mamie gave birth to their first son Michael, followed by the birth of their 2nd son Brian in 1967.

In 1972 Alfred Cachie became a member of 1st Baptist Church of Hempstead and was baptized after he received Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. Alfred was an active member of the Church becoming a Trustee and AWANA youth ministry leader.

In 1976 while taking a different route on his way to work, Alfred spotted a building on fire. After entering the building he rescued a man that was completely engulfed in flames as a result of an explosion. He later was named Fireman of the Year by The Exchange Club of Far Rockaway for this Heroic act.
In 1978 Alfred retired from the fire department and relocated to Spotsylvania Virginia. During his time here he was able to pursue many hobbies such as hunting, fishing and wood work.

Alfred was survived in death by his Wife Mamie, Two Sons Michael and Brian, Daughter in Law Esperanza, Grandchildren, Cynthia and Jeremiah, Great Grandchildren, Eva Lucia, Derek Miles and Malia. Two Sisters, Marjorie Livingston and Grace Cachie-Robinson, His Brother Albert Cachie and was proceeded in death by his Sister Joyce Relyveld, he is also survived by many Nephews, Nieces, Cousins and Friends.