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Arthur T. Alexander

Family & friends are respectfully invited to attend a period of visitation on Friday, February 12th, beginning at 9:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m. in the Vertuccio for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE, for Arthur T. Alexander who died on Wednesday, January 27th at Chestnut Woods Nursing Center of Saugus following a lengthy illness. The Funeral Service will follow the visitation in the Funeral Home at 10:15 a.m., followed by interment in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, Massachusetts.

 

Born in Boston’s South End, the family moved to Revere in 1919, settling on Carleton St., Revere. Mr. Alexander would live his entire life in the same home on Carleton St. Most of his working career was as a bus driver and for over forty years, he and his late wife, Ruth F. (Barber) would own and operate their own school bus company, Revere Bus Company. Ruth passed on July 23, 2015 at 91 years, after 72 years of marriage. Arthur served for four years with the U.S. AIR FORCE as a Private 1st class, entering in January of 1942 until March of 1946. He served with the 1377th AAF in India-Burma. The couple were an inspiration to many and especially within the neighborhood, with their extraordinary devotion to each other & their strong work ethic. It is a comfort to the family, that on this Valentine’s Day, on Sunday, February 14th, Arthur & Ruth will be “TOGETHER FOREVER”.

 

Arthur is the devoted father of Arthur T. Alexander, Jr. & his wife Cynthia Ruffin of Hampton Falls, N.H., Tracey B. Keefe & her husband, Edmund M. Keefe, III of Tehachapi, Calif. & the late Susan L. Ricciardi. He is the cherished grandfather of Heather Widfeldt & her husband, Randy of Gloucester, Ma., Matthew Alexander & his wife, Koryn of Middleton, Ashley Parks & her husband, Daniel of Lynnfield, Thomas A. Keefe & Daniel M. Keefe, both of Tehachapi, Calif. He is also lovingly survived by 5 great-grandchildren.

Services

Visitation

Friday, February 12th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, February 12th at 10:15 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be mad to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114-2931.

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