Oscar Albert (Al) Alix, 78, of 23 Fisher Street, North Attleboro, died on the 25th of May at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro after a long battle with kidney and heart disease. He was the husband of the late Frances A. (Macaruso) Alix.
Born on Jan. 23, 1939, the son of the late Oscar and Rose Alix, he graduated from North Attleboro High School in 1956 and was a North Attleboro resident his entire lifetime. He entered the U.S. Airforce in 1956, retiring after a 20 year career then entered the civilian work force as a self employed tool and die pattern cutter. His last employment before completely retiring in 1998 was with the local cable TV company.
He is predeceased by his brother Donald Alix and his sister Agnes (Alix) Marcoux, is survived by his brother's wife Karen Alix, his sister's husband Moe Marcoux, a step son Michael McGrath and wife Diane McGrath, step daughter Diane DeSantis and her husband Peter Ehnstrom, as well as many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grand children.
Al was a member of the Elks Lodge #1011, VFW Post 443, American Legion Post 49, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 56.
Al spent his retirement years helping family, friends, and neighbors. He loved spending time with family in the No. Attleboro areas, as well as in York, ME and Portsmouth, NH with his granddaughters Katy and Sara Ehnstrom and other extended family members and friends. Al thoroughly enjoyed cooking and entertaining for large family and friend gatherings. "Grandpa Al" will be sorely missed by all those who he treasured..
Burial Service will be held Saturday, July 1st at 10AM at St. Mary's Cemetery in North Attleboro, Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For donation information see "www.stjude.org/give".