Stewart, Alexander J.
Alexander J. Stewart of Yonkers died on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at age 92 at home peacefully with is family around listening to Glen Miller. He was born January 17, 1921 in Yonkers where he was raised and graduated from Yonkers High School. He worked as the Assistant Postmaster in the Yonkers Main Post Office for over thirty five years. Alexander served his country during WWII
in the Army; stationed in the Philippines with MacArthur. He received both the Purple Heart
and the Bronze Star
for Valor. He also spent one year at The Cushing Memorial Hospital in Massachusetts recovering from war wounds. On May 7, 1946 he married Emma Belive in St. Peter's Church, she survives. Mr. Stewart was a parishioner of Christ the King Church, where he served as an usher, a member of the Holy Name Society, he volunteered for Catholic Charities; organized Men's Retreats. He also was a member of The Colts Boys Club, where he coached both baseball and football and, was Director of Colts Football Program and also an avid Yankee fan. Besides his wife Emma, he is survived by his son William (Beverly) Stewart and was predeceased by Joseph and Dorothy Stewart and Betty Camerino. Visiting hours will be at the Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. only. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. Donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Whalen & Ball Funeral Home
168 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10703