In memory of
Alex Peña Mr. Alex Peña, 56, of Verona, N.J., passed away on Sept. 5, 2019, at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. There will be visitations in the Prout Funeral Home ( proutfuneralhome.com ), at 370 Bloomfield Ave. in Verona on Monday, Sept. 9 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered in St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell, N.J., on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., Mr. Peña moved to Verona 29 years ago. He received a BS from NJIT, was a member of IBEW Local 3 in NYC, and was vice president of operations for Kleinknecht Electric in New York. Mr. Peña is survived by his loving wife, Kelly (nee McDaniel) Peña; his children, Jasmin, Olivia and Julian Peña and his sister, Mayra Mendez. He was the nephew of Carmen Hernandez, Sunilda Diaz, Liliana Peña, Anaiberca Ovalles, uncle of Naomi Mendez, Johnathan Mendez, Brittany Lakeman, Steven George Lakeman, Victoria Lakeman and Stanley McDaniel Jr. and brother-in-law of Steven Lakeman, Stanley McDaniel Sr., and Edwin Mendez, and a host of extended family and friends. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Alex Peña to support Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Checks made payable to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center should be mailed to: Attn: Elliott Pollock, Memorial Sloan Kettering Office of Development, PO Box 27106, New York, N.Y. 10087. Please indicate on the check that the gift is in memory of Alex Peña.
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