John R. Alden, Riverside


John R. Alden, 61, of Narragansett Avenue, Riverside, died unexpectedly at home on Nov. 10, 2012. Born in Providence, a son of the late William and Florence (Luther) Alden, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

He is survived by two daughters; Jennifer L. Germano of East Providence and Melissa A. Nunez of East Providence, two sons; John R. Alden Jr. of Riverside and James M. Alden of Riverside, five sisters; Priscilla Graham of Calif., Janet Grant of Providence, Ellen Alden of Cranston, Nancy Charette of Riverside and Marilyn Alden of Swansea, three brothers; Robert Alden of North Carolina, Edward Alden of Riverside, and Arthur Alden of Florida, and four loving grandchildren; Tyler, Kevin, Trevor and Sydney. He was the brother of the late William Alden.

His funeral will be held on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 9:45 a.m. with a funeral service in the Riverside Congregational Church, Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Calling hours are Thursday, Nov. 15, from 4-8 p.m.  Leave on-line condolences at


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