John R. "Bob" Alex, 88, longtime resident of North Branford, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2018 at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford with his devoted daughter by his side. Born on March 13, 1930 to the late John & Victoria Alex of Branford,
John was a retired truck driver from Gallo Wine Merchants and Canada Dry Beverage Co. and a longtime member of the Teamsters Local 443. John had a passion for landscaping and was known as the neighbor with the "greenest" lawn all year round.
Devoted husband of the late Elizabeth (Cooper) Alex, he is survived by his daughter, Betty (Steven) Celone of North Branford, sons Thomas Alex of Northford, and Mark (Dawn) Alex of Branford. Also survived by his grandchildren: Alicia Celone of North Branford, who was his pride and joy, Lisa & Michelle Alex of Northford, Joshua Alex of Branford, and his great-grandson, Alex, of Northford, as well as several special nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends may call Saturday morning, August 11, 2018 from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM at the Keenan Funeral Home located at 330 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT with burial immediately following at the All Saints Cemetery in North Haven, CT.