George W. Alexander, 74, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, January 25. He was born in Greenville, PA on July 23, 1947 and graduated from Commodore Perry High School in 1966. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy Seabees where he served two tours during the Vietnam War. George was wounded in combat when his military vehicle struck an IED causing injuries to his head and upper body. George was honored for his service as the 2014 ATI Hometown Hero, and awarded the Purple Heart by Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert in the end zone of Heinz Field during Steelers Veterans Night.
After military service, he returned home and married his loving wife of 42 years, Charlene. George was employed at Greenville Regional Hospital as Chief of Security for 28 years and as a DER Park Ranger at Pymatuning State Park. He served on the Borough of Greenville as a council man for 4 years.
In his spare time George enjoyed deer hunting, home improvement projects, road-trips to the mountains. watching nature programs, and Clint Eastwood movies. He also enjoyed Italian home cooked meals especially his mother Helen’s deep dish apple and rhubarb pies. His greatest joys were being with his wife, his children and grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Charlene (Lovetri) Alexander. His mother Helen (Whyte) Alexander, Brothers Jim and Ronnie Alexander. His sister Marie (Turner) Alexander.
George is survived by his son, Brian Alexander, wife Lorraine and two grandsons Connor and Matthew. His daughter, Andrea (Alexander) Roberts and granddaughter, Miya Roberts. Sisters Kathy (Alexander) Clark and Husband Gary and Robbie (Alexander) Spence. Brother Robert “Bobby” Alexander and several nieces and nephews.
A Private Memorial Service will be held Monday, January 31, 2022 in Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., with Deacon Frank Luciani of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, officiating. Greenville VFW Honor Guard will render military honors at the conclusion of the service. Inurnment will be in St. Michael Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital For Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.
I am so very sorry. You are so young to have lost both of your parents, but they are together now.
Thinking of you with love, Diann
I am so sorry for your loss. You know I have been sending prayers for you your,brother and all the family. I wish I could give you a big hug and be there for you. We both know that he is in no more pain. Love you
I am so sorry for your loss. You know I have been sending prayers for you your, brother and all the family. I wish I could give you a big hug and be there for you. We both know that he is in no more pain. Love you!
Dear Andrea, Brian & the complete family,
Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. So sorry for your loss of your dad, brother, granddad, etc.
Our Deepest Sympathies,
Joseph L. & Anna Marie Fry
Andrea & Miya,
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. We wish we could be there with you to celebrate his life but we are with you by spirit. We love you!
Andrea, Miya and family, what a legacy George left to many. I’m thinking and praying for you all. It will be worth it all when we get to Heaven.
Robbie and Kathy,
Sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. May good memories bring you comfort. It was good to know your brother was recognized for his service to our Country in Vietnam, so many weren’t.
My deepest Sympathy.
My dearest Andrea and family, our deepest condolences on the passing of such a wonderful man and central part of your lives. Our thoughts and love are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. We love you Queen and Princess.
Prayer’s and thoughts to to George’s family. He was an awesome man. I met George while he worked at the hospital. I was an operator at the switchboard. I have only seen him twice after he left. He will be missed by all that knew him.
To the Alexander Family:
George has afforded you so many reasons to be proud, and his service and sacrifices for our freedoms has left our nation grateful.
Continue to Be and to Honor his Legacy.
I pray for the repose of his soul, and that you all find your strength to cope.
God Bless You All.
Heartfelt condolences to all of Georges’ family. He was a great person I first met in high school. May he rest in peace and God bless his soul!
I met George at the hospital what a funny man with a heart of gold god just got a wonderful angel my thoughts are with the family