Dorothy Louise (Wood) Alexander(1927 - 2014)

Dorothy Louise (Wood) Alexander

AGE: 87 • Ocean View

Dot, of Ocean View and formerly of Glen Bernie Estates passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in the presence of her family.

She was born in Altoona, Pa, the daughter of the late Oscar Melvin Wood and Mary Louise White Wood. Dot was a 1944 graduate of Conrad High School and attended Goldey Beacom College. She was a homemaker and attended Peniel United Methodist Church. Dot enjoyed knitting, sewing and loved watching the Lawrence Welk TV Show. In retirement, she and her husband moved to North Fort Myers, Florida where she enjoyed spending time with her Florida friends and neighbors.

Dot was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Everett E. Alexander who passed away in 2007; her brother, William Wood and sister in law, Dorothy Wood. She is survived by her children, Donald Alexander (Francisca), Deborah Raposa (Jason), Frederick Alexander (Katie), Wayne Alexander (Mona) and Gary Alexander (Laura); her brother, Kenneth Wood (Erma); 15 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, at the NICHOLS-GILMORE FUNERAL HOME, 212 East Justis Street, Newport DE where visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Contributions in Dot's memory can be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE. To send online condolences, visit,

Funeral Home

Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home
212 East Justis Street Newport, DE 19804
(302) 998-8013

Published in The News Journal from Mar. 7 to Mar. 9, 2014