Alex H Christensen

Alex H. Christensen, II, age 76 of Whitehouse Station, NJ, died peacefully at home on Monday, August 3, 2020.

 

Born in Lebanon, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Alex and Marjorie Christensen.

 

Alex had lived in the area his entire life, moving from Lebanon Borough to Whitehouse Station in 1966.                       

 

He served in the Airforce as an airplane mechanic from 1962 to 1966.  Upon his return to civilian life he began a long career as an auto mechanic. 

 

Continuing his commitment to service, he was a long-time member of the Whitehouse Fire Department in Whitehouse Station.  

 

Alex loved the simple life.  He considered himself a master griller, enjoyed gardening and dedicated himself to his beloved grandchildren.  He was never happier than when he was chauffeuring them to their activities or watching them swim in the pool which he kept in pristine condition for them. 

 

He was predeceased by his sister, Karen Alpaugh.

 

Alex is survived by his wife of 55 years, Gloria; his three daughters, Kim Solewater and her husband, Stuart of Lebanon Twp., Sandy Kasper and her husband, John of Whitehouse Station and Jen Christensen-Paolino and her husband, Kevin of Apex, NC; by his sister, Ruth Roswal of Jacksonville, AL,  and by 7 cherished grandchildren, Holly, Alex, Jonathan, Morgan, Skylar, Sophia and Sam as well as two precious great grandchildren, Cole and Mila. 

 

Services will be private.

 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Kearns Funeral Home, 103 Old Highway 28, Whitehouse, NJ 08888.