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In Loving Memory of

Daniel John Alexander


Obituary of Daniel John Alexander

In the early hours of Friday, August 21, 2020, surrounded by the love of his family, we said our final goodbyes to Daniel, at the age of 68. Loving husband to Patricia (nee De La Matter) for 48 years. Dan leaves fond and loving memories with his three daughters and their families: Dana and Brandon Ferro, Jennifer and Scott McGregor, and Kate Alexander. Dan was blessed with five wonderful grandchildren: Alex, Logan,Cameron, Maiya, Owen; all of whom he was very proud of. Dan will be dearly missed by his siblings: Susan, Robert (Sherry), Bill (Vera), and Allan (Paul).  Predeceased by his parents John and Isabel, and by his parents-in-law, Buster De La Matter, and Marilyn and Charlie Pauls. Dan had many family and friends in Canada, Scotland, and in the US, who will always miss and fondly remember him. After retiring from General Motors, Dan and Pat along with “man’s best friend” Kenzie, and then later Brinna, spent many wonderful days enjoying their cottage on Hay Bay. Many thanks to Saint Elizabeth and the staff who helped care and guide us through this difficult time. Thank you to ParaMed personal support workers and Dr. Fiona Halliday, for their compassionate care and support. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). An interment will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Niagara Falls, on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 2pm. Memorial donations may be given to the Saint Elizabeth Foundation. Online condolences may be shared on Dan’s tribute page found at   

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Susan Boudreau
3 years ago

Dear Pat and family. There is nothing so painful as losing someone you love. I am so sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. I extend my deepest sympathies to you all. Sending you love and hugs.

Jane Listak
3 years ago

Pat and family, I was so sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. I remember Dan being a nice person and always seemed happy. He is at rest now with our Lord and watching over all of you.

Sharon Williams
3 years ago

Dana and Family
i am so sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful Father. He was a pleasure to meet. I hope all of your memories together will help to provide comfort during this difficult time. Take care

Judy Neal & son David Neal
3 years ago

Our sincere condolences to Pat and the girls. I remember Dan as a great person to be around and a wonderful neighbour for many years.

George and Irene Graham and Colin, Shannon Baker
3 years ago

Sending all our love. We are holding you all in our hearts.

Ron Palangio
3 years ago

We were so sorry to hear of Danny’s passing and send our love and prayers to you Pat, and the girls, at this difficult time. And sorry that the present pandemic situation makes it difficult for families to grieve together. Hoping that in the future we will be able to get together.
Love Ron and Joanne Palangio.

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John & Kathy Anstruther
3 years ago

So sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. We worked at GM and Dan was both a good tradesperson, and a great co-worker to be around. After retirement we would run in to each other at the credit union, the PAC catching a show or the coffee shop and he always had a smile and we would chat about family, dogs and missing the folks we worked with, but not so much the “job”. Dan was really proud of his family and that was something that always shone through in our chats. He will be missed by all and will be fondly remembered by his Westside co-workers.

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Debi and Bob Hanna
3 years ago

Pat and Family, so very sorry to hear about Dan. Sending you a big hug and cherish all your memories you got to share together.

Carl and Terri-Lynn Collucci
3 years ago

Couldn’t ask for a nicer neighbor, such a nice man. Rest in peace Dan.

Maria Chiovitti
3 years ago

Dear Pat and family our deepest condolences. Dan was an amazing man they will be truly missed by all. Hugs to all from Maria and Mamma bear

Pat Webster
3 years ago

My sincere condolences to you Pat and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all in this difficult time. I still can’t believe he is gone. 💜

Kelli theal
3 years ago

Thinking of you and your family Pat. Big hugs..

John and Josie Mac Lean
3 years ago

We are do sorry to hear the news. We remember Dan always with his big grin. We were neighbors for years and remember the girls growing over the years. Rest In Peace Dan…you will be missed.

Dawn Cunningham
3 years ago

Deepest of sympathies to you Pat and all the family and friends who know Danny!
My heart breaks for your loss. You and the girls especially, are in my thoughts and prayers.

Valerie & Wally
3 years ago

Words are not enough to say how our hearts are hurting for you Pat & your family at the loss of Dan. You are in our thoughts & prayers. 💜

Amy Neumann
3 years ago

Cousin Danny and myself had a very fun bond when I was growing up, we joked and tease one another, he sure is a loving and great man and pleasure of getting to know him and was part of the family, last time I seen him was when grandma(Lota Neumann) had passed, it was nice to see him due to my family circumstances And was able to hug him, once I heard the news my heart broke as well, a lot of our family had been threw a lot this year of 2020, I will miss cousin dearly… xoxo Rest In Peace cousin Danny!! Love my family!! I’m so sorry for my family!! ♥

Sue Kennington
3 years ago

Our prayers are with you and the girls. He will be missed by all. I have great memories with your family. I was happy that I could visit with him and you to reminisce. Love 💕 to all of you
Pete and Sue Kennington

Peggy Howard
3 years ago

My thoughts and prayers for your family. Even though I have not seen you for many years I will always remember the visits we had when all 6 girls were young. May your memories sustain you

Julie Hulse and family
3 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with you all, Uncle Dan impacted my life greatly. I will always remember the god times we have had and the great laugh/personality/love towards others Uncle Dan had. I love you all!

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Karen Campbell Brazeau
3 years ago

Please accept my most sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.


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