June 28, 1929 ~ February 16, 2005
June 28, 1929 â€“ Feb 16, 2005
Born in Greenock Scotland on June 28, 1929, passed away at his home in Torrance, Calif. on February 16, 2005. Alex is survived by his loving wife Mary M. his two daughters Michele and Maureen, his brother Billy and nieces and nephews throughout the United Kingdom and Canada. Alex owned and operated his own business McBride Tile and Plastering for over 30 years in the South Bay Area. He was a loving grandfather figure to Gavin, Declan and his beloved Katie. Alex was a member of the Los Verdes Menâ€™s Golf Club and the Westchester Scots Thursday Night Golf Group. He was known for his great smile and wonderful sense of humor. He loved to spend Friday nights in a box at Hollywood Park betting on the ponies or to stand at a roulette table playing his lucky numbers in Vegas. He enjoyed life and always brought a smile to those around him.
Rosary and Mass at
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
Wednesday Feb. 23, 2005.
Reception at the house following the service.
The family has requested donations in lieu of flowers to TrinityCare Foundation
2601 Airport Drive
Torrance Calif. 90503
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