Alexander James Jamieson passed away peacefully on July 9,2023. Born on Christmas Day in 1934, on Lexington Avenue, New York City, N.Y. to Jane and James Jamieson.
Alexander graduated from St. Ann’s Academy in NYC. In 1955, he was enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Arcadia. Upon being honorably discharged, he went to work for General Electric Co., NYC. In 1955, Alex became engaged to the love of his life, Mary Virginia Henchy. They married on November 30, 1957 in Holy Trinity Church, NYC. In later years, they moved from NYC to the suburbs of Stony Point, N.Y., with their three beloved children. Alex joined the New York City Fire Department, NY; his boyhood dream. Alex revered being a NYC Fireman and worked until his retirement. He also owned and operated MBM Sanitation Co. of North Rockland. Alex treasured his years in Stony Point. He was passed president of the North Rockland Social Club, where he was held in high esteem, enjoying close, lasting friendships with so many.
Alexander was the only son of Jane and James Jamieson, Irish and Scottish immigrants, respectfully. His parents were married in St. Vincent Ferrer Church, NYC on 9/12/25.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Mary V. Jamieson. His adoring children, daughter Maryjane and Richard Morsch, daughter Kathleen and John Guy, and son Alexander J. and Margaret Jamieson. A cherished and much loved and doting “Papa” to five grandchildren, Alexandra (Brendan), Patrick, Gabrielle, Mollie ( Dominick) and Chloe, and one great grandchild, Olivia Claire. Alex was predeceased by his three sisters, Anne Luongo, Margaret Henning, and Jane Corish.
Alex and Mary moved to Sandpiper Bay Golf Resort, Sunset Beach, NC in 2001. Alex was one of the original members of the Dragon Golf Club. He was also a member of the VFW for many years. Alex’s Irish and Scottish heritage exemplified his easy going nature, his keen sense of humor and his love of people and music. Alex enjoyed singing Irish ballads. He loved all his dear and cherished friends and delighted in having a good time. Alex adored his family and was the most loved husband, father and grandfather. He relished life and lived to the fullest. Alex was always light-hearted, full of fun, and quick to remind everyone that they ‘ looked like a million bucks’.
A mass of the Christian Burial will be held at Saint Brendan’s Catholic Church on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at 10:00, a.m.
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