Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Ted Daniels

Ted John Daniels, 70, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at his home. Served in the Army during the Vietnam Era as an Army Medic. He retired from CSX Railroad after 30 years of service. Ted loved flying his airplane, a 1947 Cessna 140 that he had restored and was a member of the Gene Snyder Airport Board, Falmouth, KY. Ted was a member of Saint Joseph Parish, Camp Springs, KY. He was a Boy Scout Leader and Explorer Scout himself. He also enjoyed camping, hiking, scuba diving and outdoor projects. Ted was an exceptional artist and master craftsman and known to be able to fix or build anything. Ted didn’t know a stranger and was a friend to many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Agatha (Knuehl) Daniels and two brothers, Harold And Jerry Daniels; sister-in-law Donna Daniels. Ted is survived by his wife of 47 years, Karen (Gorman); two children, Amber (Christian) Nichols and Erik (Megan) Daniels; brother, Ron Daniels; four grandchildren, Kendall, Chase, Dawson Nichols and Emery Daniels; two sister-in-laws, Linda Daniels and Kathleen Daniels. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St, Alexandria, KY. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am Saturday February 2, 2019 at Saint Joseph Church Camp Springs, KY. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery, Mentor, KY. Memorials are suggested to Life Center or Boy Scouts of America
Virginia Cecelia Lucas (nee Breland), age 83, of Newport, KY passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Center, Edgewood, KY.  Virginia was a member of Taylor Mill Pentecostal Church, and also attended the Community Family Church, Independence, KY. Virginia loved to play the piano and sing gospel songs, her favorite song was “I’ll Fly Away”.  She loved the Lord and attended church her entire life.  She leaves her husband, daughter, son-in-law, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren with great memories of her love for cooking and sharp wit.  She was “Queen of chicken and dumplings”. Her holiday meals were superb and always a family favorite, as well as, Sundays after church…with plenty of “leftovers” for all to take home and enjoy during the week. Virginia is survived by her husband of 64 years, Charles Lucas; daughter, Cynthia “Cindy” (Gary, Sr.) Simon; three grandchildren, Gary Simon, Jr., Amanda “Amy” Simon, and James (Laura) Simon; six great-grandchildren, Hanna, Eli, Caleb, Violet, Samuel and Seth. She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Amanda Beulah (nee Slade) Breland; siblings, Norma Martin, Edward and Bill Breland.  Visitation will be held at Taylor Mill Pentecostal Church, 5336 Taylor Mill Rd, Taylor Mill, KY 41015 on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10am to 12pm with the Funeral Service beginning at 12pm.  Burial will follow in Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Keith Michael Parker

Keith Michael Parker, 38, of Florence, KY, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at his home. Keith was the owner and operator of Everything Outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Diehl Parker; parents, Earl and Mary Bennett Parker; siblings, Jeff Parker, Carrie (Chad) Brumback and Debbie (Craig) Kramer; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other family members and friends. Keith was the hardest worker and took pride in all he did.  He was a Harley riding, dirt bike racing, beer drinking son of a gun.  He adored his wife and would do anything for his family and friends.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Acree Hall Knights of Columbus, 5876 Veterans Way, Burlington, KY 41005 from 5 PM - 9  PM.  Memorials are suggested to PNC Bank in memory of Keith. Arrangements entrusted to the Alexandria Funeral Home.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Carl "Dick" Bersch

Carl Richard “Dick” Bersch Sr., 88, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 at Coldspring Transitional Care Center. Dick was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Highland Heights, Alexandria Masonic Lodge # 152 F.& A.M., Alexandria and the Plasterers Union Local #132, Dayton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his son, C Richard “Rick” Bersch Jr. Dick is survived by his wife of 68 years, Louise Bersch (nee Fausz); two daughters; Diana Heidelberg and Beverly Bersch; two grandsons, Tom and Chad (Nicole) Heidelberg and three great-grandchildren. Visitation Monday, February 4, 2019 at Asbury United Methodist Church,  2916 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights, KY 41076 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM with a Masonic Service and Funeral Service immediately following. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Asbury United Methodist Church or to Alexandria Masonic Lodge, P.O. Box 323, Alexandria KY 41001. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Anna Mae Gosney

Anna Mae Gosney (nee Schultz), 90, passed away Friday, January 25, 2019 at her home in California, KY. Anna Mae retired from the former St. Luke Hospital after 25 years of service. She loved being with her family and friends, and enjoyed bingo, quilting, embroidery, jigsaw puzzles and playing cards. Anna Mae is survived by her children: Tom (Mary) Gosney, Julie (Joe) Darpel, Becky (Ralph) Martin, Jim (Connie) Gosney, Sandy (Allen) Lyle, Harry (Jo-Lynn) Gosney, Cindy (Dennis) Daniel, Tom Spangler and Jimbo Spangler; daughter-in-law, Sharon Gosney; siblings: Leonard Schultz, Freida Hartig and Adella Kramer; twenty-five grandchildren, fifty-two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  Anna Mae was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Anna (Gunkel) Schultz; son Dick Gosney; five brothers, Herbert, Edwin, Elmer, Harold and Alphonse Schultz. Visitation Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. Interment will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas. Memorials are suggested to Bluegrass Care Navigators.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Greg Egan

Greg L. Egan, 43, of Erlanger, KY, lost his fight with cancer on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. Greg worked for Great American Insurance Company. in the graphic design department. He is survived by his mother and step father, Dottie (Mohrstadt) and George Hundemer; father, William Egan; sister and brother in law, Lisa and Mitch Hempfling; step brother, Marshall Hundemer; several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. A Memorial Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St, Alexandria, KY on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 1:00 PM until time of Memorial Service at 3:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Thomas D'Alessandro

Thomas D’Alessandro, age 82, of Alexandria, KY passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Carmel Manor, Ft. Thomas, KY. He was born on May 9, 1936 in Cleveland, OH to parents, Mario Saverio (Sol) and Marian (nee Graves) D'Alessandro. Thomas was a retired Assistant Circuit Executive for the 6th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, Cold Spring, KY.  Thomas is survived by his wife of 43 years, Barbara D'Alessandro (nee Melcher); two sons, John (Jennifer) and Mark (Irmghard) D'Alessandro; two brothers, Robert (Barbara) and Michael (Arlene) D'Alessandro; three grandchildren, Luke, Benjamin and Maximo; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and many dear friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 17th at St. Joseph Church from 11am until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 12pm. Interment will follow in St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas, KY. Memorial donations are suggested to St. Joseph Church, 4011 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.