Alexander J. Lepore, 92, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at the Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital.
He was born in Tiadaughton on Sept. 24, 1921, the son of Pelino and Rose Vivino Lepore. Alex was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church.
He was self-employed and was the owner of L&N Plastering. He retired from Aquarius Pools as manager. He was a 1941 graduate of Williamsport High School and graduated from Williamsport Technical Institute, now Penn College.
He was an original member of the Sons of Italy Lodge 138, and a member of the Loyalsock Kiwanis Club and the Loyalsock Little League, where he served as president for 12 years. He was the organizer of the Jimmy Bubb Fund and played softball with the Newberry Softball League. Alex was a charter member of the West Branch Home Builders Association since 1958 and was on the board of directors. He enjoyed card playing, bowling and family gatherings.
In World War II he was in the Army Air Force, 93 Bombardment Group, in England.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, the former Mary Carnevale Lepore. His children also survive him; Linda (Luther) Strouse, of Montoursville; Betty (Chris) Noviello, of Bloomsburg, and Joseph (Lori) Lepore, of Williamsport. He has six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren surviving him as well as brothers and sisters- in-law and nieces and nephews. Alex was preceded in death by his sisters, Christine Shifflet, Betty Ciccarelli and Mary Cimabue.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Ann's Catholic Church, 1220 Northway Rd., Williamsport, on Monday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. Rev. Paul Fontanella will officiate. Friends may call at the Crouse Funeral Home, 133 E. Third St., on Sunday, Jan. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. The burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.
The family will provide the flowers, and at the family's request memorial contributions may be made to The Gatehouse, C/O Susquehanna Health Foundation, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, Pa., 17701. wwwcrousefuneralhome.com