1943 Thomas 2014

Thomas Alexander

June 4, 1943 — January 21, 2014

Thomas F. Alexander

70, of Shaft, passed away on Tuesday, January 21st in his home.

Born June 4th 1943, he was the son of the late Frank and Nellie Alexander.

Tom worked as a butcher at Browning’s in Westernport and retired from Food lion in Frostburg. You could often see Tom at Sheetz getting coffee, or visiting friends in the meat department at Food lion.

Mr. Alexander is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Sharon J. Alexander; sister, Mary Louise Beavers;  niece Amy Calvert; and father in law James "Butch" Speir.

Surviving are his daughter Stacey Fortino and husband Larry, Willards, MD.  Three grandchildren Hailey Turk, Olivia Turk, and Austin Fortino.  Sister in law Gail Lough and husband James, Flintstone. Brother in law Leonard "Sonny" Speir and wife Silda and family, Frostburg. Mother in law, Margaret Speir, Frostburg. Tom was also survived by nieces Shelli Sandman, son Shevin Knippenberg, and husband Matt.  Diane Clayton and family, Colorado.  Nephews Brett Gordon and wife Leslie, Ohio, and Michael Beavers and wife Jennifer, Utah.

Pallbearers will be James Lough, Larry Fortino, Leonard Howsare, Brett Gordon, Sonny Speir, Shevin Knippenberg and Matt Sandman.

The family would like to give special thanks to W.M.H.S. and Dr. Anthony Bollino and Staff for always taking such great care of Tom.

In Lieu of flowers, family requests donations be sent to Western MD Cancer Center or the American Heart Association


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