Penn Yan - James G. Alexander, age 98, formerly of Penn Yan, passed away peacefully at his home in Trumansburg, N.Y. on Monday (October 01, 2012).
His funeral service with Military Honors will be held on Friday, (October 5th) at 1:30 p.m. at the Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, 119 Fifth St., Watkins Glen, N.Y. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Penn Yan, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society .
James was born in Penn Yan, N.Y. on February 19, 1914, the son of the late James P. and Edith (Clayton) Alexander. James served in the US Army from 1942 to 1945. While serving, he was a bandsman in the Army Military Band. James worked for many years for the Penn Yan Boat Co.
James is survivied by his loving wife of 37 years, Mildred L. Cole Alexander; his step children, Caroline (Mark) Wood and Paul (Olga) Perry; grandchilden, Amanda (Kyle) Davis and Dwayne (Robin) Wood; and his great-grandchildren, Thaine and Gwyn Wood, Breanna Wilson, and Katlyn Davis.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Clayton; and sister, Margie.
Friends and family may sign the guestbook at www.haugheywoodfuneralhome.com