Alexander H. Hanna - Cumberland

Alexander H. Hanna - Cumberland

Alexander H. Hanna of Cumberland passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the husband of the late Irene J. Hanna.

Born the Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Jack and Pauline (Cazes) Hanna. He resided in Cumberland for 41 years.

Mr. Hanna was a 1948 graduate of the Bronx High School of Science and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Physics from City College of New York in 1952. He was employed as an image and camera tube engineer with Amperex Electronic Corp., North Smithfield, R.I., for 22 years before retiring in 1993.

A long-time member of Congregation B'nai Israel in Woonsocket, he served on its board of directors and was a regular at the Saturday morning minyan for many years. He was also a past-president of the Woonsocket Lodge of B'nai Brith.

Among his many interests, he enjoyed grilling and photography. He was also an avid gardener, specializing in tomatoes.

He leaves his daughters, Pauline Finkelstein and her husband Stuart of Waltham, Mass., Caroline Matera and her husband Richard of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., Cynthia Goldman and her husband Glenn of Bellingham, Mass., and Heather Hanna of Cumberland; and two grandchildren, Jenna and Meilin Goldman.

Services were held at Congregation B'nai Israel with internment at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, N.J. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Chevra Kadisha and the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket.