OBITUARY

Joseph J. Alston

October 14, 1942April 10, 2011

Joseph J. Alston, 68 died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Norwalk Hospital after a brief illness. He was a long time resident of Norwalk. He was born in Beaufort, South Carolina on October 14, 1942 to Jeremiah Alston and Sadie Mae Ford. He is survived by two daughters Jorena Alston-Collazo of Florida and Phyllis Alston Jr. of Stamford. He is survived by four grandchildren; Whitney Crummer, Peter Deering, Jessica Montgomery, James Joshua Dupree. He is survived by one sister Jerry Crenshaw of Stratford and one brother James Alston of Stratford. He is survived by one nephew Gregory Alston of Norwalk, CT and two nieces Karen James of Port Chester, NY and Kyla Evans of Stamford CT, and a host of their relatives. He was predeceased by his brother Julius Alston of Stamford, CT. Mr. Alston graduated from Robert Smalls High School in1961in Beaufort, South Carolina. After serving in Vietnam, Mr. Alston worked for Polycast in Stamford, CT. He served as a Special Police Officer with the Stamford Police Department. He worked as a brick mason and assisted in the construction of Cloonan Middle School. He was employed as a Head Custodian in Stamford up until his death.

A memorial service will be held Monday April 18th, 11am at the Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church 29 Grove Street, Stamford CT 06901. Condolences may be offered at www.leopgallagherstamford.com

Services

  • Memorial Service Monday, April 18, 2011
REMEMBERING

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Jorena Alston-Collazo

May 11, 2012

It's been over a year daddy. Unbelievable!!! I miss you just as much today as I did when you left here. I love you always!

Jessica Montgomery

April 10, 2012

Well, today makes it a year, that you have been gone. In this moment, it still feels surreal. I think about you all the time.  A week ago, Whitney and I went to Davenport to see Josh. I waked into the cafeteria and stopped in mid- sentence of saying " hey Grandpa." I forgot you weren't here and it hurts, when I realize you aren't here. 

I miss you so much, words can not explain how much. I know you wouldn't want any of us crying. And I know you are in a safe place and you are better now. I love you dearly. I will never forget about you and the memories I have of you! <3

Phyllis Alston

February 24, 2012

I miss you daddy. You are continuously in my thoughts and as we are coming up on the anniversary of your homegoing, I feel the loss of you more than ever.

February 24, 2012

signing for Joshua. I miss granddad. I'm sad granddad died. This is an almost daily statement

Jorena Alston-Collazo

October 14, 2011

Happy Birthday daddy! I miss you so very much. I wish you were here, I could use your soothing strong voice to talk to. I want to call you but you're not here but you are forever in my heart and on my dresser...lol. I hear you laughing! I love you daddy!

Whitney Crummer

October 14, 2011

Granddad. Happy birthday. I love you and miss you will every bone in my body. I can't express the pain I feel because I can't call you can hear your voice to say Happy Birthday. Just know that you will never be forgotten. I lOve you so much.

Phyllis Alston

October 14, 2011

Daddy,
Happy birthday. I miss you so. Rest in peace Superman. I love you more than words could ever say. I hurt but I know you are in at peace. God is able.

Jessica Montgomery

October 4, 2011

Grandpa,

I graduated, and I'm in college, just like you wanted. I miss you dearly, words can't express how much. I love you with all my heart. Rest in peace. <3

Jorena Alston-Collazo

May 4, 2011

As each day passes daddy...I miss you more and more. I will surely miss our long conversations on Sundays. I know when I return home...I will return from church and walk in the door and say.."I gotta call my daddy" but alas I will not be able to pick up the phone and hear you say "Hi baby" with all that joy. You gave your all in everything you did. You fought until you could fight no more. Now you aare finally getting that much deserved rest and I am finally getting you to FL ;-). I love you daddy (our Superman)...surely you are in heaven walking around with no more pain and keys to all of heaven's gates and doors jingling from your heavenly garb...Rest In Paradise Daddy (glad you belonged to us)

Terrel James

May 4, 2011

R.I.P Uncle Joe
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