Alex Hunter

HUNTER, Alex Paul, 78, of Alpena, died on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Alpena Regional Medical Center surround by his family.

He is survived by his wife Gerry; five sons, James (Teresa) of Overland Park, Kan., Daniel (Polly), Steven (Laurie), Peter (Krist) and Alex M. all of Alpena; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard (Joan) of Alpena and Joseph (Peggy) of Louisiana; two sisters, Evely (George) Musser of California and Mary Jo Clewley of Alpena; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will gather at the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home of Thursday, March 14, 2013, from 2-8 p.m. with the Knighs of Columbus Color Guard standing guard from 6-8 p.m. A joint Knights of Columbus and parish prayer service will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a 3rd Degree presentation of the mass and a 4th Degree chalice presentation. Visitation will continue on Friday, March 15, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. mass of Christian burial begins with Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating.

Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery