SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

November 8, 2012

Lawrence R. Alexander, 62


Marblehead — Alexander, Lawrence R. “Larry” of Marblehead, on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. For 35 years, he was the beloved husband of Mary Alice (Mark).

Loving father of Katie of Beverly and David of Seattle, Wash.; dear brother of Dr. Paul & his wife Sheila of Providence, R.I. and the late Jay; fond brother-in-law of Priscilla, Jon and Stephanie, Sarah and Barry, and Henry and Brannon; devoted son of the late Dan and Florence Alexander and son-in-law of the late Carl and Patsy Mark. Adored nephew of Shirlee and the late Harriet, Gladys and Roz; devoted uncle of Rachel and Jeff, Zev, Ari, Jamie and Tara, Dave and Deanna, Nathan, Noah, Emma, Molly and Addie; cherished cousin of Nadine and Neil, Lisa and Ken, Alexis and Chris, Courtney, Melissa and Kyle, Lauren, Jana, Claudia and Joel, Glenn and Laura and the late Eugene.

From 1979-1990, Larry served as the elected representative of Marblehead & Swampscott in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and also was House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Energy from 1985-1990.

ARRANGEMENTS: Services at Temple Emanu-El, 393 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, on Friday, November 9 at 10 a.m. Burial will be private. Shiva at Larry’s late residence Saturday 7-9 p.m., Sunday 1-6 p.m., Monday 5-8 p.m. and also at his brother’s residence in Providence Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. with minyan each evening at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Fl., Brookline, MA 02445. Levine Chapels, Brookline, 617-277-8300, www.levinechapel.com