Obituaries: Bruce J. Alexander

Bruce J. Alexander, 70, of Bristol, passed unexpectedly at home on Sunday,

December 2, 2018.  He was the husband of Annette “Anne” (Ouellette)



Bruce was born in New Britain on May 26, 1948, the son of Evangeline (Dube)

(Alexander) Picard of Plainville and the late Joseph E. Alexander.  He was a

journeyman electrician who had worked for Arthur’s Industries and he was an

electrician and a polisher for DDM Metal of Tolland.


Bruce was a communicant of the Church of St. Matthew in Forestville where he

and his wife were Eucharistic Ministers.  Bruce was an outdoorsman who

enjoyed fishing and hunting.


Besides his wife and his mother, Bruce leaves his daughters Sonia Watts (Robert)

of Mahopac, NY and Michelle Landry (Stan) of Vernon and his son, Shawn

Alexander of Enfield,; grandchildren A.J., Conor and Katie Watts, Brooke and

Sarah Landry and Krista and Shawn Alexander, Jr.; and multiple nieces and

nephews.  He was predeceased by his sister, Linda Lubomski and his stepfather

Gerald Picard.


Calling hours will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018 between 4:00 and

7:00 p.m. at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol.  A

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10 a.m. at

the Church of St. Matthew, 120 Church Ave., Forestville/Bristol.  Those wishing

to attend are asked to go directly to the church.  Committal service and interment

will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 522 Terryville Ave., Bristol.  In lieu of

flowers, the family would like donations to be made to the American Diabetes

Assoc., 260 Cochituate Road #200, Framingham, MA, 01701.  To leave an

online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Bruce’s

tribute page at