County Seat Newspaper
of Clare County


MARCH 11, 1934 – MARCH 15, 2022


                Fred Alessandri age 88 of Harrison passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at AdventHealth North Pinellas, Tarpon Springs, Florida. Fred was born March 11, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan the son of Alfeo and Rose (Piacentine) Alessandri. Mr. Alessandri honorably served his country in the United States Army. Fred was united in marriage to Ms. Donna Marie Menendez on December 3, 1960, in Detroit, Michigan.

                Mr. Alessandri had resided in Harrison since 1997, moving from Royal Oak, Michigan. Fred owned and operated Sands Barbershop of Royal Oak for over thirty-seven years. He also worked at Wally’s Barbershop of Harrison for ten years after he became a permanent resident of Harrison. Fred was a member of St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Harrison, Harrison Moose Lodge and Family Center #2235 and John J. Carton Lodge #436 F.&A.M. of Harrison. Fred enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing and tending to his vegetable garden.

                Surviving Mr. Alessandri is his wife of sixty years, Mrs. Donna Marie Alessandri of Harrison, three children: Lisa Leighton of Berkley, Michigan, Gina Alessandri of Leslie, Michigan and Steven Alessandri and companion, Lori Randolph of Shelby Township, Michigan, seven grandchildren: Stephanie Wylie and husband Brian, Bryan Inman and wife Stephanie, Gregg Davis, Annie Davis, Troy Davis, Nicole Adams and husband Mike and Veronica Randolph, five great-grandchildren: Mickayla Simler, Nathan Simler, Kaylee Simler, Makayla Adams and Chloe Adams, plus many extended family members. Mr. Alessandri was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Nancy Alessandri and one brother, Roger Alessandri.

                Celebration of Life services for Fred will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. from Harrison Moose Lodge and Family Center #2235, 5185 North Clare Avenue, Harrison, Michigan, 48625 under the auspices of John J. Carton Lodge #436 F.&A.M. Military honors will be conducted by the Department of the Army and American Legion Post 404 Honor Guard. To share an online memory or condolence with Fred’s family, please visit: Arrangements for Mr. Alessandri are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989)539-7810.