Alfred C. “Derk” Derkaz


Alfred C. “Derk” Derkaz, 85, died October 15, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn A. (Charves) Derkaz.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John and Theresa (Onysko) Derkaz. Derk had owned various businesses including Cowesset Shipyard and Marina. He was a World War II Army veteran.

He was the father of Jerold A. Derkaz, MD; and grandfather of J. Garrett Derkaz; brother of Dolores McVicker and the late James and Joseph Derkaz.

A visitation will be held Friday, October 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Funeral Service following at 7 p.m. Burial will be private. Information and condolences, visit


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