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Tradd, Alexander


Alexander Tradd a longtime resident of Dedham, died Friday, December 16, 2016 at the Faulkner Hospital in Boston.  He was 84.  Alexander was born May 14, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of Elias and Mary (Tradd) Tradd, immigrants from Lebanon.  He was the owner and operator of Tradd Grocery Store on Washington Street, in West Roxbury.  Al was a member of the Avery School Bowling League, an avid casino enthusiast, an auto racing fan, and he enjoyed sports and playing cards.  He was the father of the late Michael Tradd and is survived by his wife, Frances E. (Clancy) Tradd; his children, Alexander D. Tradd, and his wife Karen, of Foxboro, Mary Powell of Norwood, Beverlee O’Brien, and her husband Robert, of Plymouth, John Tradd, and his wife Nancy Behenna, of Foxboro, Robert P. Tradd of Dedham, Jennifer Reynolds, and her husband Robert, of Hanson, and Gregory R. Tradd of Hyde Park; his sister,, Vivian Jones of Stoughton; his brother-in-law Bill Seaver, of Chestnut Hill; 15 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.  Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, Dec 20th from 4 to 8 pm at the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend Al’s funeral Wednesday, Dec 21st at 11 am at the funeral home followed by interment in Brookdale Cemetery in Dedham.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Kim Soares
    December 18th, 2016 | 6:58 am

    Scott and Tara, so sorry to hear of the passing of your. Uncle. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and his family. God bless you. He will bring you through this time of sorrow. Love, Mike and Kim

  2. Barbara foley
    December 18th, 2016 | 7:35 am

    He will be deeply missed. He was an amazing man and i am sure that both of you were proud of his accomplishments. May he rest in peace. Maybyou have peace in knowing that.

  3. Barbara Cosgrove
    December 18th, 2016 | 8:33 am

    Jennifer, my deepest condolences to you and all the Tradd family members during this very difficult time. God bless.

  4. Leal's
    December 18th, 2016 | 7:40 pm

    Dave and family no words can express our sincere sorrow for the loss of your Dad. The few times we met him left a mark in our lives. Great man.

  5. Mark Moses
    December 18th, 2016 | 8:05 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss he was a good man.

  6. Debbie and Ralph Gilbert
    December 18th, 2016 | 8:07 pm

    Dear Rob and Family… Rest in peace Al, you loved you family very much you worked hard to provide for them your whole life. Eternal peace. God be with you and your loved ones. Debbie and Ralph Gilbert.

  7. Theresa Buzzell
    December 19th, 2016 | 12:49 pm

    To my Uncle Al, you were a great man who always put your family first. I know your family is so very proud of you. You will be sincerely missed by many. May you rest in peace. We love you very much. Your niece Terri and family.

  8. Joanne Obrien
    December 19th, 2016 | 8:35 pm

    Bev, so sorry for your loss! Your Dad was incredible. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  9. December 24th, 2016 | 9:16 pm

    At this time of year it is hard to lose someone you Love.

    But, be happy they are now enjoying the fruits of their life.

    He will surely be looking down on us,

    with a smile and kind thoughts.

    Best Wishes to you and yours, And say Hello to him, along with a prayer!

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