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Raymond Ford Alexander

ALEXANDER – Raymond F., 83, of Charleston, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Saturday, November 2, 2019 surrounded by his family.
Born in Brooklyn, Queens County, Raymond was a son of the late James and Elva (Nickerson) Alexander.
Raymond was a former employee with Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited working in the groundwood department and retiring in 1991
He was an a founding and active member of the Medway River Salmon Association. Raymond enjoyed the outdoors; fishing and hunting, travelling on Lake Rossignol, a “die-hard” camper, picking cranberries on the bog, and especially enjoyed tying flies for fishing and was a dedicated Blue Jays fan. He also enjoyed growing Christmas trees and, in his younger years, he enjoyed playing hockey and baseball.
Raymond is survived by his companion of 13 years, Nancy Anthony; his daughters Pamela White and Valerie Alexander ( Terry Crowell), both of Lower Sackville; his sons Raymond Jr. (Julie) of Mersey Point, Michael (Louann) of Crousetown and Ken (Janice) of Calmar, AB. 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. His brothers Dennis of Windsor and William “Bill” of Mill Village.
Raymond was predeceased by his wife Jean and his sister Marie Zwicker.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Visitation will be Monday, November 4, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and funeral service will be on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., both in Chandlers’ Funeral Chapel, Liverpool. Reverend Judy Cross officiating assisted by Reverend Cherry Workman. Reception to follow. Burial will be in the New Charleston Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Medway River Salmon Association. Online condolences may be made to


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