August 18, 1919 – February 21, 2018
Hunter, Alexander – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a wonderful man and loving father in his 98th year on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Born in Clydebank, Scotland August 18, 1919, he is reunited with his adored wife and soulmate Marie (nee Hackwell). Predeceased by his parents Alexander and Catherine, sister Margaret, and brothers in law Alex, Lee and Tom. He will be deeply and forever missed by his daughter Carol (Ralph), son Jay, grandchildren Angela, John, Ashton, Keaton and great grandson Chase Alexander Benedetti, his sisters Grace and Jenny and many nieces nephews and cousins. A Flight Lieutenant in WWII with the 447 squadron, he piloted a Spitfire over Juno Beach on D-Day. Knighted by France with the Knights Order of the Legion of Honor medal. Electrical Engineering graduate (U of T), employee of Canadian General Electric and a very talented artist. Sincere thanks for the years of care received at the General, St. Joseph’s , Juravinski and McMaster Hospitals and the compassion of staff at Wentworth Lodge. A celebration of life will be held at St. Paul’s United Church in Dundas on April 15th at 1 PM. Donations to the Air Force Club in Dundas would be appreciated.