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George Alexander
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George O
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1917 - 2017
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Obituary for George O Alexander

George O  Alexander
George O. Alexander, 100, long time resident of Shrewsbury died Friday December 15, 2017 in Beaumont of Worcester.

Mr. Alexander was born and raised in Worcester; son of the late Bertie and Nellie M. (Ogden) Alexander.

George started his own company in 1948, the American Window Cleaning Company. This is a company that he operated for forty years, retiring in 1988. In his retirement, his claim to fame was woodworking and making small wooden toy cars. He also enjoyed gardening and maintaining his own perfectly groomed yard.

He leaves his loving wife of 63 years, Margaret A. (Carroll) Alexander; his children, James Alexander and his wife Margaret of Stanley, North Carolina, William Mawdsley and his wife Kelley of East Sandwich, Wayne Mawdsley of Winchester, NH and Elaine Neely and her husband Michael of Charlton; twenty grandchildren, thirty-seven great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter; also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two daughters, Patricia Soderlund and Georgia Boeklan; a sister, Beatrice Beckwith and two brothers, Frank and Burton Alexander.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with George’s family on Tuesday December 19, 2017 from 10-11am in the BRITTON-SHREWSBURY FUNERAL HOME, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury; a service celebrating his life will follow at 11 am. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Shrewsbury. Memorial donations may be made to, American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.
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