|Birth: ||Nov. 12, 1945|
Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 2010|
Michael G. Alexander
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MIDDLETOWN - Michael George Alexander, Sr., 64, of Middletown, RI, died suddenly on Friday, June 11, 2010.
Born in Newport, RI on November 12, 1945, he was the son of the late George P. and Helen A. (Sylvia) Alexander.
Michael was a lifelong resident of Aquidneck Island and graduated from Rogers High School. He was a longtime personal aide to the late Sen. Claiborne Pell, a cab driver, and a limousine chauffeur.
He enjoyed and appreciated his family and friends and could spend countless hours talking about automobiles at the Broadway Dunkin Donuts. He was a member of the former Newport Drifters Car Club.
His children and family will lovingly remember Michael for his sense of humor, his compassion, ability to listen, empathize, and counsel, and for his extraordinary generosity.
He is survived by his two children, Diane Michelle Alexander and her fiancée Jesse Almeida of Middletown, RI, his son Michael G. Alexander, Jr. of Middletown, RI, their mother Diane Bartel and her husband Robert Bartel of Middletown, and his sisters Maryanne Fischer of Middletown, Patricia Raffa and her husband Peter of Middletown, Jane Back and her husband Beckham of Arizona, Susan Welch and her husband Max of Connecticut, and his brother William Alexander of Florida. Mike also leaves behind four grandsons, Bryan, Zachary, Price, and Brandon Alexander, and a granddaughter Avery Almeida, and ten nieces and nephews and ten great-nieces and nephews.
His sister Kathleen Maynard preceded him in death.
His funeral will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport. Burial will be private.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, June 18, 2010 from 4-8 p.m. in the Memorial Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, "pay it forward", do a good deed for someone in a manner Mike would have done for you.
Condolences, information and directions are available at www.memorialfuneralhome.com.
George Perkins Alexander (1923 - 1980)
Helen Ann Sylvia Alexander (1925 - 1981)
Michael George Alexander (1945 - 2010)
Kathleen F Alexander Maynard (1948 - 2003)*
Saint Columba Catholic Cemetery
Rhode Island, USA
Created by: BLJns75
Record added: Jun 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54053105
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