Alexander D. MacDougall
Alexander D. MacDougall

December 1, 1929 - August 7, 2018
Born in Elizabeth, NJ
Resided in Clark, NJ
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Alexander D. MacDougall, 88, of Clark entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Service at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Saturday, August 11 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Clover Leaf Memorial Park, Woodbridge. Visiting hours will be on Friday from 4 - 8 pm.

Mr. MacDougall was born in Elizabeth to Alexander and Dorothy (Reynolds) MacDougall. He proudly served his country in the Army Reserves, 831st Signal Company as a Sergeant First Class. He lived in Woodbridge and Rahway, prior to moving to Clark 56 years ago.

Mr. MacDougall began his telephone career in 1947 as a Frame man at New Jersey Bell in Jersey City. He advanced to Switch man and various management positions in the phone company throughout his career. He retired as Manager in Woodbridge in the mid 1980’s.

Mr. MacDougall was a Past President of the Watchung Amateur Ski Club. He was a longtime member of the Kiwanis Club of Clark. He served as President from 2009 to 2010 and was “Man of the Year” in 2010. Over 16 years he frequently served as Treasurer and for 10 years he was coordinator of the Spaghetti Dinner. He enjoyed fishing, boating, skiing, travelling, spending time on Cape Cod and making homemade Manhattan Clam Chowder. He was a “Jack of All Trades” and could do just about anything himself.

Mr. MacDougall is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Emily (Strahl) MacDougall; his devoted children, Alexander B. MacDougall and Kimberly Grandal and her husband Daniel and his cherished grandchildren, Alyssa and Jenna Grandal.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1347 Perrineville Rd., Monroe Township, NJ 08831.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, August 10, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Service
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00 AM
Clover Leaf Memorial Park
US Hwy. 1 & St. Georges Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ US 07095
Saturday, August 11, 2018
11:00 AM


Make-A-Wish Foundation
1347 Perrineville Road
Monroe Township, NJ 08831


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