He enjoyed outdoor activities, swimming, running, lifting weights, and his family. He cared about the environment and enjoyed going for walks. He had a great sense of humor and created nicknames for himself, “Hap Appleton” (because he said he felt happy) and his wife, “Sweetie Appleton.” He loved vacationing with his family in Cape Cod, Atlantic City and the Poconos.
Alex is survived by his wife and soul mate Laney, their sons Zachary and Joshua; his sister Betsy (Isaac) Kyne; their children Eric and Kimberly; his nieces Erica and Suzie; his nephew Jacob.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30am, Thursday, December 13, 2012 at United Synagogues of Greater Hartford, 205 Mohawk Drive, West Hartford, CT. Burial will follow at Hartford Mutual Society Cemetery in East Granby. Arrangements are being handled by Weinstein Mortuary in Hartford.