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Alexander Raymond Horanzy

Obituary for Alexander Raymond Horanzy

April 22, 1922 - October 1, 2020
| Age 98

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ALEXANDER RAYMOND HORANZY APRIL 22,1922 – October 1, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Katherine S. Horanzy. Loving father of Sandra Mattia (Art), Nancy Ray (Joseph), Joseph Horanzy (Maryellen). Cherished grandfather of Arthur Mattia, Katherine Sullivan (William), Cynthia Gibbs (Sean), Michael Fiore (Jill), Joseph, Joyce Fiore and Joanna Lamar (William). Adored great-grandfather of Caitlyn, Graham, and Cassandra Gibbs, AJ, Nicholas and Gabriella Mattia and William and Christopher Sullivan. Alex was a hero from the Greatest Generation and a Pearl Harbor survivor representing the 24th Army Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks. He was instrumental in in the founding of the Philadelphia Liberty Bell Chapter of the Pearl Harbor Survivors and was its last surviving member. Up until his admittance into a nursing home late last year, due to a fall, he presided over the group as its President. Alex loved his family, community and visiting the "Casino" where he enjoyed a good game of Craps.

Relatives and friends are invited to Alex's Celebration of Life on Friday, October 9, 2020 from 9:30-10:30 A.M. at the Church of St. Jerome, 8100 Colfax Street, Philadelphia, followed by his funeral mass at 10:30. Interment will follow at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to: http://www.pearlharborphilly.org Click on the link at top of the home page Donate to our Memorial.

Or send a check made payable to: December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Association - in the memo section reference "donation to memorial" attention: Dale Jones, Treasurer Dec. 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Assoc, 81 Lower Holland Road, Holland PA 18966.

As a 5013(c) a donation acknowledgment letter can be sent if desired by contacting Dale Jones at 4 navyfam@gmail.com.

To share a thought or a memory of Alex, please visit www.lifecelebration.com.

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Philadelphia, PA 19154
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