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Alexander S. Makowski

April 26, 2011

Alexander S. Makowski

BLACKSTONE, MA- Alexander Stanley Makowski, 91, of 79 Mendon St. passed away in his sleep on Saturday April 23, 2011.
He was the husband of the late Veronica (Grabiec) Makowski.
Alexander was born on June 2nd, 1919 in Douglas, MA., he was the son of ten children to the late Mr. & Mrs John Makowski of Douglas, MA.
Alexander was the loving father to three children, Carol Makowski of Cranston, RI, The late John Makowski of Blackstone and Dennis Makowski and his wife Colette, also of Blackstone.
Alexander was a WWII Army combat veteran who served in the European Theater. He served his country in the battles for Sicily, Selerno and Anzio with the now dismantled Thunder Bird Div. He was wounded in the battle to take the monastery at Montecasino, Italy. He was the only survivor of seven soldiers trapped in a bomb crater for a week on the slopes of the monastery. Alexander was rescued and removed for medical treatment aboard a hospital ship.
Following his Honorable Discharge from the Army in 1944, Alexander married and supported his family while employed at a local woolen mill in Uxbridge, MA. In 1958, Alex started his own small construction business (AL-MACK Const. Co.) which operated in and around the Blackstone & Woonsocket area for many years until the passing of his son John in 2004. Alex was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed just working with his heavy equipment around his property and selling screened loam. Besides his remaining children, Alexander leaves behind four grandchildren, Christine, Joshua, Scott and Arthur; three great grandchildren Skylar, Cadence, and Camron and his many friends and relatives. He will be missed by all who knew him. He was a good man.
Relatives & Friends are invited to Visitation Hours on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Kubaska Funeral Home, 33 Harris Ave. Woonsocket. His Funeral will be Friday at 10:30 A.M. from the Kubaska Funeral Home and then proceed to St. Paul's Cemetery in Blackstone for a Graveside Committal Service with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the World War II Memorial Fund P.O. Box 96074, Washington, DC 20090-6074
Kubaskafuneralhome.com.

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