Jean Buckler Alexander
June 23, 1934 – December 31, 2019
Jean Buckler Alexander, 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, December 31, 2019, at her home in Plano, Texas.
Jean was born on June 23, 1934, in Prince Frederick, Maryland, daughter of William Stanley Buckler Sr. and Etta Sheckles Lyons.
She married Robert George Alexander on December 22, 1951, in Washington, D.C. They lived in Hazlet, New Jersey, until retiring and moving to Florida in 1994, and then moving to Plano, Texas in 1999. They had a long and happy marriage for 54 years until Robert’s death in February, 2005.
Jean is survived by her six children: Robert (wife Laura) Alexander of Hazlet; Linda (husband John) Domin of Plano, Texas; Michael (wife Kathy) Alexander of Hazlet; James (wife Jane) Alexander of New Providence; Laura (husband Ron) Alfieri of Middletown; and John (wife Patrice) Alexander of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina. She is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, with one more great grandchild on the way.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Ann Nicholson and Peg Walton, two brothers, John Buckler and Richard Buckler, and four grandchildren, Alicia Marie Alexander, Anna Patrice Alexander, Bryan Alexander, and Michael Alexander, Jr.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Benedicts Catholic Church, 165 Bethany Road, Holmdel, New Jersey. A Military Committal Service will follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, New Jersey, where Jean will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband.
Ted Dickey Funeral Home in Plano, Texas has charge of arrangements.
- Memorial Mass Friday, January 17, 2020