John J. Alexander

John J. Alexander, a campus security officer for fifteen years, died on December 3, 2018, in Rockport, Maine.

(The following appeared online at in December 2018):

West Bath-John K. Alexander, age 65, of Fosters Point Road, passed away at The Sussman House in Rockport on Monday, December 3, 2018. He was surrounded by his loving wife Darlene, daughter Fern, and nephew Dennis.

He was born June 5, 1953, in Brunswick the son of Aubrey and Florence Alexander. John was a graduate of Brunswick High School class of 1972. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

John was a fisherman in Cundys Harbor until he married the love of his life Darlene (Squawzie) in 1980.

He spent fifteen years in the employ of Bowdoin College security, where he completed Orono Police Academy. John was employed at BIW security where he spent the remainder of his career.

He enjoyed membership with The American Legion Post 21 and The Bath Elks Club.

John loved to be in the air. Each flight he took, he said “I should have been a bird.” He enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting knives, blues music, and his favorite guns.

He was an amazing father who nurtured his children with love and respect. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and uncle.

He leaves behind his wife Darlene Alexander of West Bath, daughter Fern Thompson and husband Kenny of Virginia Beach, sister Margaret Alexander of Cundys Harbor, six grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his mother Florence and father Aubrey Alexander, brothers Ernie and Andrew Alexander, and son Trenton Hart.

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