Monday, May 30, 2011

Nelson B. Fox

Nelson B. Fox, age 79, of Crestview Hills,Formerly of Alexandria, KY, died Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Center in Edgewood, KY. Nelson retired from General Motors. Member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Alexandria. World War II Army Veteran. Member of Fr. DeJaco Council, Knights of Columbus, Alexandria. Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Bishop Flaget Assembly where he was a former comptroller of the assembly. Nelson was very active in the Color Corp of the Fourth Degree. Treasurer of the DAV of Northern Kentucky. Nelson also graduated from Thomas More College at age 50. Survived by his wife of 59 yrs., Ronella "Nell" (nee Ortlieb) Fox; Five Daughters: Deborah (Gary) Reimer of Morningview, KY; Patricia Bridewell of Dayton, OH; Pamela (Steve) Powell of Cold Spring, KY; Cynthia (Robert) Miller of Medford, NJ & Jacqueline (Jim) Farr of Algonquin, IL; One Son: Kenneth Fox of Alexandria, KY; Two Sisters Bev Mueller of Cincinnati, OH & Allison Budzn of Cincinnati, OH; Three Brothers: Fred Fox of Cincinnati, OH, Ronald Fox of Cincinnati, OH & the Late Wesley Fox; 13 Grand Children & 5 Great-Grand Children.
Visitation 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Saint Mary Catholic Church, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are requested to Knights of Columbus DeJaco Council 11186 South Licking Pike Alexandria, KY 41001 or Spiritual Bouquets.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Donald Fox

Donald James Fox, age 62, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, in Alexandria, KY. He served as a torpedo man in the Navy. He was preceded in death by his son Donny Fox. He is survived by his wife Sandra Fox; children Sonya Pille (Matt), Tiffany Fox (Stephen), Fred Fox (Pam), Clint Fox; 3 Grandchildren. Visitation from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 28, 2011 with the service following at 10:00. Online condolences to

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Robert Griffin

Robert William Griffin, age 86, of Cold Spring, KY, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Fort Thomas, KY. He was a member of Christ Baptist Church, Cold Spring. He served in the Army during World War II and worked as a supervisor for the D.A.V.. He was preceded in death by his son Billy Griffin.
He is survived by his wife; Margaret (nee Trapp) Griffin; son,
Gerald Griffin; 7 Grandchildren. Visitation at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Thursday, May 26 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Service on Friday, May 27 at the Christ Baptist Church at 10:00 AM.
Memorials: Christ Baptist Church Building Fund.
Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery. online condolences at

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Adam P. Klaene

Adam P. Klaene, 40, of Highland Heights, KY., died Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at his residence.. He was a HVAC mechanic for Northern Kentucky University. He was preceded in death by a brother, Chris Klaene. He is survived by his daughter Syndi Klaene; his parents Gene & Julie Klaene; a sister Anna Klaene; a brother,Jason Klaene & several nieces. Services will be at the convenience of the family, no visitation Burial Saint Mary Cemetery Fort Mitchell, KY. Alexandria Funeral serving the family. Memorials to the Epilepsy Foundation Greater Cincinnati 895 Central Avenue #550 Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Michael Deaton

Michael Deaton, 52, of Newport , KY died Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas, KY. He was born October 16, 1958 at Speers Hospital Dayton, KY., the son of Everett & Roysline (Noble) Deaton. He is survived by the mother of his children Carol Roberts. Three sons, Larry (Wanda) Roberts, Brian (Cathy) Roberts & Wayne Roberts; daughter, Kim Roberts; brother Lannie (Connie) Deaton; 9 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren; two nieces, Jennifer Deaton & Shania Deaton; nephew, Ryan Deaton. Memorial Visitation 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday, May 12, 2011 with Memorial Service at 8:00 PM at the New Macedonia Baptist Church Newport, KY.
Interment 11:00 AM Friday, May 13, 2011 at the Evergreen Cemetery Southgate, KY.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Michael Fry

Michael Edward Fry, 61, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011 at his home in Alexandria, KY. He was a retired Major from the United States Air Force. & after retiring he was a Disable Veterans Out Reach Specialist for the Kentucky Workforce One Stop Center in Covington, KY. He was a member of the Campbell County VFW Post #3205 of Alexandria, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents Louis & Freida (nee Griffith) Fry & a brother Gary Fry. He is survived by his wife Theresa A. Fry (nee McGowan). Daughter, Michelle Fry. Brother, Dennis (Debbie) Fry. Visitation 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wednesday, May 11 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 10:00 AM Thursday, May 12 at the funeral home. Interment with Military Honors at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North Williamstown, KY. Memorials can be made to Dayton High School "Davis Field Fund" 200 Green Devil Lane Dayton, KY 41074. Online Condolences can be given at alexandriafh.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Edward N. Franzen Jr.

Edward N. Franzen Jr., 82, of Melbourne, KY died Saturday, May 7, 2011 at home. He retired from Cincinnati Gas & Electric after 35 years of service. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Campbell County VFW Post #3205 Alexandria, KY., a member of Disabled American Veterans Cold Springs. KY & Catholic Order of Foresters. He is survives by his wife of 57 years Dolores (Gunkel) Franzen; 4 Sons, Jeffrey Franzen of Ft. Thomas, KY. Douglas Franzen of Ft. Thomas, KY., Gary Franzen of Dallas, TX. & Patrick Franzen of Melbourne, KY.; sister Glorianna Heck of Melbourne, KY.; 2 brothers, Robert Franzen of Melbourne, KY. & John Franzen of Atlanta, GA.; also survived by 3 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Mass of Christian burial 12:30 PM Wednesday at Saint Joseph Church Camp Springs, KY. Entombment at Saint Stephen Mausoleum Ft. Thomas, KY. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass 7388 Turfway Road Florence, KY 41042.

Marion E. Dean

Marion E. Dean, 89, of California, KY., passed away Friday, May 6, 2011 at the River Valley Nursing Home Butler, KY. She was a retired laundry manager for Saint Luke Hospital Fort Thomas, KY. She was the oldest member of Oakland United Methodist Church Melbourne, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents Carmen & Morgan Henderson Sr., a daughter Sue Painter, one brother & three sisters. She is survived by 2 sons Tom (Linda) & Kenny (Diana) Dean; 3 daughters Sandy (Lefty) Meyer, Judy (Rusty) Fries & Janet (Jerry) Painter; also survived by 12 grandchildren & 22 great grandchildren. Visitation will be 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday, May 10, 2011 with funeral services following at 7:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Interment Mount Gilead Cemetery Carthage, KY. Memorials can be made to Oakland United Methodist Church Building Fund P.O. Box 368 Alexandria, KY 41001 or to River Valley Nursing Home Residents Fund, 305 Taylor Street Butler, KY. 41006

Friday, May 6, 2011

Mae Roth

Mae Elizabeth Roth, age 95, of Alexandria, KY, died Thursday, May 5th, at Saint Elizabeth in Covington, KY. She was a big Reds fan and loved to bowl and play Bingo.
She is survived by her daughters: Charlene (John) Holtz, Joy (Dave)Fredrickson;Seven Grand Children, 23 Great-Grand Children. Visitation at Saint Mary Catholic Church from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM with the service following at Noon. Interment will be at the Saint Joseph Cemetery in Cincinnati, OH. Memorials to: Bishop Brossart High School
4 Grove Street
Alexandria, KY 41001.
St. Mary Church
8246 East Main Street
Alexandria, KY 41001.
Online condolences to

Monday, May 2, 2011

Albino Cigallio

Albino Cigallio, age 88, of Alexandria, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, April 29th 2011, at
the Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport, Kentucky. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth
Cigallio , son Edward Cigallio, and brother Rudy Cigallio. He also leaves behind a daughter
in law, Glenna Cigallio and granddaughters, Sarah Cigallio and Mary Gwen Cigallio. He is
preceded in death by his son Charles Peter Cigallio.

Al served as an officer on the Destroyer Steinaker in WWII and acquired a degree in Mining
Engineering from Michigan Tech in Houghton, Michigan. After several successful years on the
iron ranges in Michigan, he moved to Kentucky in 1965 and became General Manager of Black
River Mine in Carntown, Kentucky. He retired in 1981 and began woodworking as a hobby. He
was an exceptional father, a brilliant engineer, a loving husband and grandfather, and our hero.

Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on May 4th between the hours of 5:00
PM and 7:00 PM. Online condolences can be sent to
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

Kathy Sherrill

Kathy Kay Sherrill, age 67, of Alexandria, KY, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth in Edgewood, KY. She was a retired school teacher in the Campbell County School System. Kathy was an avid fisherwoman, the family matriarch, and a good friend. She was also the secretary for Geo Therm heating and cooling. She Graduated from the University of Kentucky and was a member of the Grant's Lick Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Doyle (Jan 17, 2011), her parents Nolan and Margaret Clift; Sisters: Donna and Linda Clift; Mother and father in law: Bradley and Lillie Sherrill. She is survived by her sisters: Sandra (David) Decker of Alexandria, KY., Mindy (Doug) Redden of Butler, KY., Tina (Mike) Roseberry of Alexandria, KY; Beloved aunt of Sonya Antrobus, Jacob Redden of Falmouth, KY; Rhea Wickelhaus, Danielle Johnson of Alexandria, KY; Amy Montgomery of Butler, KY. Great aunt of Jaimie and Brandi Antrobus, Jacob, Jared and Jonathan Redden of Falmouth, KY; Ryan Wickelhaus, Trenton Johnson of Alexandria, KY; Jenna and Katie Montgomery of Butler, KY. Memorial Service on Saturday, May 7th at Grant’s Lick Baptist Church11:00A.M.
Memorials to: CARE Mission
11093 Alexandria, KY 41001
The family is being served by Alexandria Funeral Home.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Bradley Combs

Bradley James Combs, age 61, of Ft. Thomas, KY, died Friday, April 26, 2011, at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center in Cincinnati, OH. He is survived by three sisters: Dorothea Thomas, Margie Pangburn, Judy Davis; Two brothers: Hayden and Jerry Combs. Services at the convenience of the family. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences at