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ALEXANDER, James A. Of Somerville, July 20, 2010. Beloved husband of the late Virginia (Lee). Loving father of John Alexander of Salem and his late wife Maria, Virginia Frost of Somerville and her late husband Donald, Robert Alexander of Somerville and the late James M. Alexander. Brother of the late Villa Mae Wright, Willie Sue Reynolds, Evelyn, and Thomas Alvin Alexander. Dear grandfather of 6 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Close cousin of Harvey Alexander of NC. Also survived by Robert Devaney of Somerville and Elaine Forrest of Arlington. Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville, Friday morning 9:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St Catherine of Genoa Church, Somerville at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends invited. Calling hours Thursday 4-7 pm. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in James memory to Hallmark VNA and Hospice 178 Savin St. Malden, MA 02148 Late veteran US Army, WWII. Retired employee US Postal Service. For more info please visit

Published in The Boston Globe on July 21, 2010
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