Marion Patricia Gerber Alexander
Alexander, Marion Patricia (Gerber) 79, of Seffner, FL passed away October 23, 2018 after a brave battle with lung cancer. Marion was born March 25, 1939 in Norwalk, Connecticut, to parents Nellie (Allington) Gerber and Gary Gerber. Marion was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Seffner. She also enjoyed doing needlepoint work, sewing, reading, and visiting with friends. Marion graduated from Norwalk High School. She married Walter Dale Alexander and traveled the world as an Air Force wife. Marion had a strong love and a soft heart for our military servicemen. She began working for Reliance Electric in Madison, Indiana, eventually retiring from the company after more than 30 years.
Survivors include Longtime friend and companion David Mueller, daughter Patricia (Patti) Alexander Peterson (James) of Austin, TX; son Walter Gary Alexander of Locust Grove, GA; her grandchildren Jamie Peterson Rose (Floyd) of Austin, Tx, Reba Short Offutt (Connor) of Douglasville, GA, Shannon Peterson of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Thomas Alexander (Lauryn) of Villa Rica, GA, Jordan Drake of San Diego, CA; William Alexander of Locust Grove, GA, Rebecca Peterson of Tampa, FL, Jeffrey Peterson of Redmond, WA; three great-grandsons Darren Offutt, Mason Offutt, and CJ Offutt and one great-granddaughter Evelyn Rose; sister in law Kathy Gerber; and several nieces and nephews.
Marion is preceded in death by her parents Nellie and Gary Gerber and her brother Gary Gerber Jr.
A celebration of life service will be held Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4450 C.R. 579, Seffner FL at 6 pm.
Donations can be made in Marion’s’ name to The American Lung Association or St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. If you prefer to send flowers, please send them directly to St. Francis Church for Tuesday’s service.
Celebration of Life Service
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
4450 C.R. 579
Seffner, FL 33584Get Directions