Aloysius Joseph Jordan, 88
Mass of Christian BurialCaptain Alley's Life Celebration with prayers recited at 7:00 p.m.Aloysius Joseph Jordan, better known as "Capt. Alley" and "Wee", 88 of Valley Lee, MD was called to peaceful rest on June 26, 2011 while a patient at the St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Capt. Alley had fought a lengthy battle with numerous illnesses.
Capt. Ally was born on May 28, 1923 in Drayden, MD to the late Alden "Buddy" Jordan and Mary Jane Fenwick Jordan.
Capt. Alley earned his early education at the little one room school house in Drayden. MD; however after finishing the third grade, he left school to help his mother to provide for the family. Before being Capt. Alley he was once the proprietor of the old "Two Spot Club" in Lexington Park. He became successful as a true waterman. He also provided vanpools transporting workers to Washington, DC. There were also times you would find him under the hoods of cars of family and friends. Capt. Alley's greatest love was times on the water, catching fish and oysters, selling them and telling stories of those that got away. He loved family gatherings, cooking crabs, frying fish and watching his daughters and son-in laws doing all the work. During his last years, he spent time with his lifelong fishing buddies at the Tall Timbers Marina, shooting the breeze at Medley's Garage, and hanging out at "Goldrings" with his Washington, DC friends.
Capt. Alley leaves to cherish his memory - his daughters, Patsy Meredith (Joe) of Mechanicsville, MD, Linda Jordan-McFarland (Baron) of Hughesville, MD, Angela Jordan of Temple, TX, Paula Jordan-Woodland (Daryl) of California, MD, Paulette Jordan Estep (Herb) of Hughesville, MD; sons Dale Jordan and Alvin "Buddy" Jordan; both of Valley Lee, MD; goddaughter Theresa Price, grandchildren, Malisa Bowman (Carl), Tawana Barnes, Jorita Herbert, Sheena Meredith, Anthony Briscoe, Alvin Jordan, Jr., Andre Jordan, Adrienne Jordan, Jessica Dorsey, Darneka Bush, Tonia Woodland, Ashley Somerville, Angel Somerville, Shavonna Somerville, Irving Dyson, Jr.; 30 great grandchildren and 1 geat-great grandchild arriving in July. He is also survived by brother in laws, James Winters, Carroll Winters, James Robinson, Lawrence Estep and Joseph Douglas; sister in laws, Mauline Jordan, Mary Annie Winters, Gladys Estep, Wilma Estep, Yvonne Robinson, Shirley Winters & Alice Winters; as well as a host of many nieces, nephews, cousins and very close and devoted friends.
Along with his parents, Capt Alley was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Agnes Winters Jordan; his son Gary Jordan; his brothers, James Jordan, John Jordan, Jerry Jordan, Thomas Jordan, Morris Jordan; his sisters Margaret Jordan Robinson and Elizabeth Jordan Taylor.
Family will receive friends for Capt. Alley's Life Celebration on Friday, July 1, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at St. George's Catholic Church, Valley Lee, MD. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Horace Robinson, Charles Jordan, Paul Jordan, Tommy Jordan, David Jordan and Brian Jordan.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Charles Robinson, Ronnie Lawrence, Gerard Lawrence, Steve Maddox & Arthur Robinson.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.