Passed away peacefully and now reunited with his wife on June 7, 2012 at 73 years of age. Beloved husband of the late Madonna (nee Deveau-May 2012) with whom he celebrated 48 years of marriage. Son of the late Joseph and Olive Alexander. Cherished father of Brien and wife Sandra Alexander, Nadine and husband Frank Hamelin. Treasured grandpa of Valerie and Adam Alexander, Jason, Samantha and Ashley Hamelin. Dearest brother of the late Carolyn Croft and Tom Alexander. Brother-in-law of Bernadette Desjardins and Rita Stephens and the late Marie Evoy, Veronica Doan, Catherine (Ray) Bastien, Beatrice Allison, Robert Deveau, Theresa Moore, and George Trombley. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. William was a former member of Holy Name of Jesus Church. He retired from Chrysler’s after 30 years of dedicated service. William was also a member of the CAW Local # 444. William is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519.-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Sunday from 7-9 p.m. On Monday, friends are invited to meet the family after 9:30 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Church (146 Talbot St. S, Essex) followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Country Meadows Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Society. You may send your condolences or view William’s Life Tribute Video online at www.kennedyfh.com

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