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William Stanley "Stan" Alexander

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William Stanley "Stan" Alexander

AGE: 84 • Hockessin

William Stanley "Stan" Alexander, age 84, of Hockessin, DE, passed away on July 21, 2014 at Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington.

He was a graduate of BelAir High School (1946), the University of Delaware (1952) and the University of Maryland Law School (1964). He also proudly served in the US Marine Corp.

Mr. Alexander was employed by Thiokol as a chemist and by Hercules as a patent attorney. He traveled extensively and had visited six out of seven continents. He was an avid history buff.

He was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte (Whaley) Alexander (2014) and son, Thomas George in 1980. He is survived by sons, Charles (Susan) Alexander of Hockessin and Paul Alexander of Glenrock, WY; daughters, Dorothy Alexander of WY and Amy Alexander of Fort Lauderdale, FL; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Ethel Poole of MD, Margaret George of OH, Janna (Earl) Baird of AK, Susan (Charles) First of PA, and Ruth Shackelton of NC; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Monday July 28, 2014 at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 7230 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin. Friends and family may visit at the funeral home from 2:15 to 3:00 pm. Interment will follow the service at Friends Meeting Cemetery in Hockessin.

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Published in The News Journal from July 25 to July 27, 2014
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