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From mailboxes to memories: 86-year-old Cleveland mail carrier retires after 66 years

March 11, 2024

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — A local mail carrier is hanging up his bag after 66 years on the job, yielding his title as the longest serving carrier in Ohio and as what a Postal Service spokeswoman said was among the top 20 nationally.

Alfonzo Wilson Jr., joked during a retirement gathering Friday among dozens of co-workers at Station B on East 55th Street that he could have kept going, but “it was my time to go.” At 86 years old, he was well past normal retirement age.

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