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Alexander Renfrew

Bethel, Vt. — Sergeant First Class, Alexander Renfrew, a member of the Vermont Army National Guard, 56, of Avon Drive, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on Dec. 27, 1956, in Barre City, he was the son of William and Beatrice (Hutchinson) Renfrew. He attended Orange Center School and graduated from Spaulding high School in Barre in 1974.

On Dec. 14, 1991, he married Brenda Conlin in Wells. Following their marriage, they made their home in Bethel.

For over 30 years, he had worked for Vermont Castings in Randolph. Additionally, he had been a member of the Vermont Army National Guard where he served proudly for over 20 years.

He enjoyed motorcycles, his truck, and especially helping others.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Renfrew; two daughters, Jennifer Kelley and Chrissy Kelley; a grandson, George L. Kelley; three sisters, Wilma Renfrew and her companion, Thomas Follansbee, Margaret Collins, and Hazel Norton; three brothers, Alan Renfrew, Walter Renfrew, and Robert Renfrew.

Besides his parents, his granddaughter, Sabrina Miller and a brother, William Renfrew predeceased him.

His graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Wilson Cemetery in Websterville. Family and friends may call at the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy Street, Barre on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.