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James "Jim" Alexander
Male 1917 - 2000


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  • Birth  14 Dec 1917  , Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW2 - member of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment 
    Immigration  1927  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-177861 
    Died  7 Mar 2000  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I177861  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Family  Elsie Frances Crowe,   b. 1927, Tosorontio, Simcoe Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 2009, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F51306  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • ALEXANDER, James (Jim) - Lost his fight with A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig Disease) and slipped away peacefully in his sleep early Tuesday, March 7, 2000 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital in his 83rd year. Lovingly remember by his wife Elsie (Crowe) of 53 years. Daughter Becky and husband Dave Allen, daughter Shelley, son Jay and his wife Karen, all of Cambridge and son Jamie and wife Fran of Orangeville. Also dearly beloved grandpa to Kim, Kelly, Wes, Ben, Adam, and Sarah, and great-grandpa to Jacob, Kalvin, Taylor, and many nieces and nephews who were so special to him. Jim was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Sarah, his brother Ward (K.I.A. WWII), sisters Madge and Margaret. Survived by his sister Sarah and brothers Hugh and Roderick. Born a proud Scot December 14, 1917 in Ayrshire Scotland, his family emigrated to Canada in 1927. He was a longtime Hespeler resident and proud Legion Member (Branch #272). Decorated with a Military Medal by King George VI while serving Canada in the Second World War (5 years) as a member of the Lincoln and Welland Regiment. Founding member of Hespeler Pipe Band, Past President of Grand River Valley Branch of the Clan Donald Society of Canada, member of St. Andrew's Hespeler Presbyterian Church. Mr. Alexander is resting at the Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Boulevard, Cambridge, from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday. A legion service under the auspices of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #272 will be held at the funeral home on Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held at St. Andrew's Hespeler Presbyterian Church on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. with interment to follow at New Hope Cemetery. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to the A.L.S. Society.
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Dec 1917 - , Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1927 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Mar 2000 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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