John J Alexander IV “Jack”

June 27, 2019

John J. Alexander IV  “Jack” age 49 of Canton, Ohio. Passed away 6/27/2019 at University Hospital in Cleveland Ohio.

Funeral Services will be held  11 A.M. Thursday, July 11, 2019 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Cherry Hill, NJ.

Visitation will be held at 10 A. M. at St. Thomas More in Cherry Hill prior to the Mass at 11 A. M.

Survivors include:  His son, Michael Alexander; Michael’s mother Polly Michaels; His long time companion Olivia Yount; his mother and step-father Donna Alexander-Accetta and Michael Accetta Jr.; sister Jennifer Dietrich (Greg), step-brother Michael Accetta III (Nikki);  step-sisters Janine Hennigar ( Dave) and Megan Accetta.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Morgan Stanley FBO Michael Alexander 529, 1350 Broadcasting Rd, Suite 100, Wyomissing PA 19610.

Jack courageously fought Gliablastoma like a true warrior.  He was willing to keep battling back from every setback in order to spend more time with his son Michael.

Jack loved Michael and enjoyed doing many simple things with him and the rest of his family.  He loved the outdoors, running, biking, climbing, grilling and the beach.  He read everything he could and was self-taught on many subjects. He could build a bed from scratch, change brakes or fix a toilet all by reading.

His second love besides his son and family was the Philadelphia Eagles.

He taught Michael every aspect of the game and all things Philly.  They both went to great lengths to watch every game with each other, celebrate every win and mourn every loss.

He loved board games and taught Michael how to play chess and every other game they could get their hands on.

Jack’s smile and sense of humor were infectious.

He was proud of his service in the Navy and will be interned at the Washington Crossing National VA cemetery at a later date. A private service with Michael, Olivia, his long time love, and immediate family will be private.