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Joseph James Alexander

Joseph James Alexander

Born: September 9th, 1930

Passed in: Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 8th, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of the late Joseph James Alexander announce his passing on Sunday April 8, 2018 at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital at the age of 87 years. He leaves to mourn his beloved wife and friend of 60 years, Vera and five children: sons Dominic David (Alison), Elmer (Anna) and daughters Dorothy Musa (Kim), Elaine (Roger), and Dawn (Darrell) Carson; nine grandchildren: Danna, Travis, EJ, Nicky, PJay, Timmy, Shane, Scotty, and Trevor; ten great-grandchildren: Tori, Kali, Teairra, Chad, Cole, Taylor, Nicholas, Ethan, Timmy, and Kayleigh. Also left to mourn, brother Gerry (Laverne) and sisters Kay O'Quinn and Doris Kilburn. As well, brothers & sisters-in-law: Percy (Cathy) Wheeler, Al Blanchard, Hazel Wheeler, Ramona Alexander, Yvonne (Mike) Cormier, Deanna Young, and Lydia Alexander and many nieces, nephews and friends including special friend Lloyd Young and home care workers Kim and Millie. Joe was predeceased by his parents John and Sarah Eunice Alexander, brothers John (Corinna) and Paschal and sister Marie (Reggie). Also predeceased by father and mother-in-law Alexander David and Ann-marie Wheeler and brothers & sisters-in-law: Raymond O’Quinn, Carmen Kilburn, Bert Wheeler, Dora Defabio (Bill), Lorraine Lovallo (Mike), Cora Carter, Elmer Wheeler (Lizzie), Brendan Wheeler and Cecil Alexander, as well as grandchild Chad. Besides working as an electrician with IBEW for many years, Joe enjoyed working on any construction project and especially enjoyed working outdoors. His vegetable garden was one of his favorite hobbies and he kept it going well into his 80's. Friends may visit Russell's Funeral Home Stephenville Crossing on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 10am from Our Lady of Assumption Church, Stephenville Crossing with interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Brook St. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

 
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