THORNDIKE — Joseph Carl Alex, born Nov. 28, 1931, died March 17, 2022, at the age of 90 years. He passed peacefully at the Maine Veterans’ Home in  Bangor. He is survived by his wife, four children, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was a physical education teacher and coach for over 30 years, ending his career at Mount View High School, Thorndike.  A celebration of his life is planned for this summer. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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