Committal Service with Military Honors
Obituary of Alexander Jardine
Alexander James Jardine, 94, of Middletown, Rhode Island, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018 in the Newport Hospital.
Alex was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Charles Jardine and Agnes (Mitchell) Jardine on June 13, 1924. He went to high school at Tolman High School and then entered the Air Force during World War II. He fought in the European Theater doing air reconnaissance and formulating maps for the allies. After the War, he attended Bryant University. Alex worked as a Foreman for New England Telephone for 34 years. He enjoyed and excelled in golf. Alex was a member of the Pawtucket Country Club and then the Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club where he was a member for forty years and its’ secretary for fifteen years. Alex was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years Barbara Ann (Cassese) Jardine of Middletown. He leaves a son, James Jardine of Pawtucket, two grandchildren, Matthew Jardine and Christine Jardine Sleeper, and four great grandchildren. Also, he has one niece, Ann Christopher of South Kingston, and one nephew, Gordon Campbell of Florida. He was the brother of the late Muriel Jardine ad Gladys Campbell.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the O’Neill Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring Street, Newport. A Committal service with Military Honors will follow at 11:00 am, St. Columba Cemetery Chapel, 465 Brown’s Lane, Middletown, RI.
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