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Alexandra E. Finale 1945-2012 Our beloved friend passed away peacefully in her home on June 10, 2012 after a ten year battle with breast cancer. Alexandra was born in Louisiana on November 15, 1945 to Alexander and Mamie Evanosky. Alex grew up in Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Pittsburg with a B.A. in engineering operations and a minor in philosophy. She furthered her education at Cal State University, Long Beach with certifications in construction, engineering/management and served as a senior project engineer, structural designer and project manager at a variety of prestigious firms. Alexandra started her own successful consulting company, The Bishop Group, working with ARCO Refinery and other major corporate clients. Alex then retired from engineering and become an elementary school teacher. She was part of the team that helped Barton Hill Elementary School raise student performance scores over 400 points. Ms. Finale was a nurturing teacher who held her students to the highest standards. Alexandra will be fondly remembered as a fun loving and loyal friend, who influenced countless people through her dedication to various causes and to the service of others. She recently joined the Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual living and was in the process of taking classes to become a practitioner. She is survived by many close friends she called family. The service will be held at the Center for Spiritual Living , 907 Knob Hill, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm.

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  1. Alex, I am sure you are teaching the Angels something in Heaven. I am glad that you now have peace and that God put you in my life. Love Jennifer

  2. Alex, I am sure you are teaching the Angels something in Heaven. I am glad that you now have peace and that God put you in my life. Love Jennifer

  3. Dear one..your presence in my life has been deep and real. We have learned so much from one another. I will miss you. As Maurice Sendak said “I cry a lot because I miss people.” Me, too. We were so different from one another but how these differences enriched each of our lives. I will miss you!

  4. Alex, you were an Angel sent into my life. I am unable to express how much I will miss you. Eternal gratitiude for your friendship and loving support that you brought to me over the years. May you find all your friends & family in Heaven. Look down on us from above and show us your love, as you did while you were here with us for such a short time. Forever … Mike

  5. We each meet our maker in our own way. Alex, you surpassed any spiritual path and are now at peace. We miss you and love you very much. One of your followers and friends, “there is a solution.”

  6. We feel so blessed to have known Alex. Alex is a truly present, joyful and loving person who shares that love and joy wherever she goes. Love you, honey.

  7. I always admired Alex for her wry sense of humor, her sincere compassion and willingness to be of help to others, and most of all for her intelligence and wisdom. She was a true woman of substance in every way. My heart-felt condolences to those closest to her for your loss.

  8. I am so sad hearing about my cousin Alex today. I went away for a week and only to come home today and hear this very sad news. Alex, whom I called Suzi was the most amazing person I have ever known. She will always be in my heart and mind. I loved her dearly.

  9. Alex exemplified excellence. Her honesty and ability to communicate genuinely inspired me. Her presence is truly missed already…she will always be with us in spirit & I shall often remember our interactions…

  10. Alex, as an elementary school teacher, you touched so many lives. You poured yourself into your work in spite of your illness. Those of us who had the privilege of working with you will never forget. Barton Hill is better now because of you.

  11. I was very sorry to hear about Susie. She and I were roommates during my junior year at SVA. I always loved her spirit. The daily yoga inspired me to have a lifetime of exercise. I did go to our 50th reunion as I expected her there, I know we will have an even more glorious reunion in Heaven. My prayers are with your family.

  12. I was very sorry to hear about Susie. She and I were roommates during my junior year at SVA. I always loved her spirit. The daily yoga inspired me to have a lifetime of exercise. I did go to our 50th reunion as I expected her there, I know we will have an even more glorious reunion in Heaven. My prayers are with your family.

  13. I was very sorry to hear about Susie. She and I were roommates during my junior year at SVA. I always loved her spirit. The daily yoga inspired me to have a lifetime of exercise. I did go to our 50th reunion as I expected her there, I know we will have an even more glorious reunion in Heaven. My prayers are with your family.

  14. I was very sorry to hear about Susie. She and I were roommates during my junior year at SVA. I always loved her spirit. The daily yoga inspired me to have a lifetime of exercise. I did go to our 50th reunion as I expected her there, I know we will have an even more glorious reunion in Heaven. My prayers are with your family.

  15. I was very sorry to hear about Susie. She and I were roommates during my junior year at SVA. I always loved her spirit. The daily yoga inspired me to have a lifetime of exercise. I did go to our 50th reunion as I expected her there, I know we will have an even more glorious reunion in Heaven. My prayers are with your family.

  16. I remember Suzie so well at SVA. God gave us all the feelings to love, be sad, be happy,share,feel pain, and the knowledge to know in heaven it is all love. God bless Suzie.

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