Robert Lee Alden, 78, of Cocoa, FL passed away at his residence on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. Robert was born in Pennellville, NY and retired as a mechanic from KSC after 20 plus years of service. He also was the 10th generation of Aldens from Plymonth Rock.
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Robert is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Marilyn Alden; children, Robert (Shiela) Alden, Mary (Fred) Merrill, Joanne (Dick) Ferris, Donna (Larry) Fruit and Peter (Nan) Alden. He is also survived by nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Ferlito. He was preceded in death by his parents, John L. and Georgia T. Howard Alden; and brother, John Alden.
Family will receive friends on Friday, October 8, 2010 from 11 am - 1 pm followed by funeral service at 1 pm at Brevard Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will follow at Brevard Memorial Park.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Oct. 7, 2010