Rose M. Alexander
November 29, 1928 - March 20, 2021
Rose M. Alexander, age 92, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 20, 2021.
Born in Newark, DE on November 29, 1928, she was a daughter of the late James and Sarah (Hindes) Kelley. Rose was a Recorder of Records for the University of Delaware for many years.
In her spare time, Rose enjoyed reading, going to Delaware Park, playing Penny Ante Poker and cards with her family and playing Solitaire on her computer. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially at family picnics and gatherings.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Alexander, Sr.; son, Lawrence Alexander, Sr.; grandsons, Lawrence Alexander, Jr. and Kelley Webster; and siblings, Anna Reynolds and James, Grace, Richard, Chuck, and Gladys Kelley. Rose is survived by her children, Grace Alexander (Sue), Barbara Soyars (David), Bette Webster, Alice Martin, Mary Trapp (Jerry), Jan Alexander, Robert Alexander, Jr. (Vicki) and David Alexander; 21 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; and 8 great great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 6 pm on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, followed by a funeral service at 6 pm. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rose’s memory may be made to Delaware Humane Association, 701 A St, Wilmington, DE 19801.