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Alex E. Krueger
CUMBERLAND - Alex "Red" E. Krueger, 85 of Arnolds Mills Road, Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Elaine F. (Parmeter) Krueger.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Alexander Krueger and Jeannette (Turner) Hardman. He resided in Cumberland for the past 60 years. previously residing in Pawtucket.
He was a member of the United States Merchant Marine, and a member of the Lafayette Lodge of Masons for 51 years. He was a Captain for the North Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department. He was honored in 2009 as the Grand Marshall of the Arnold Mills Fourth of July Parade for his many years of service to the parade committee.
Mr. Krueger was employed as pressman for the Paramount Greeting Cards of Pawtucket for 35 years, retiring in 1990.
He leaves his children, Denise DeHertogh and her husband Ken, of Cumberland, and WIlliam Krueger and his wife Pat of Narragansett; four grandchildren, Ally DeHertogh and Billy DeHertogh, both of Cumberland, Kelsea Krueger and Deanna Rossi, both of Narragansett.
Visiting Hours will be held Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 6-8 PM at the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Visiting Nurse Homecare, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Lincoln, RI 02865 or to Home and Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.