Alexander “Alex” Benjamin Sceeles, 26, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, he was the beloved son of Rickey P. Sceeles and Alison S. (Wilcox) Sceeles. Alex was a teacher’s assistant at George R. Martin School in Seekonk. He also worked for the Champions Program which was through Kinder Care, and the Newman YMCA. He was a basketball coach at the YMCA, and he also played for several basketball, baseball, and softball leagues. Alex loved working with children! He had a real gift for helping each child achieve their goals and reach their ultimate potential. Alex was known for his kindness and being a friend to all.
Besides his parents, Alex leaves two brothers, Andrew J. Sceeles and Tyler B. Sceeles, two aunts, Kathryn Terry and Robin Dyer, two uncles, Shawn Wilcox and Robert Sceeles, seven cousins, Jason Pinheiro, Matthew Pinheiro, Reiley Terry, Tara Delauretis, Melissa Saeed, Corey Dyer, Clinton Sceeles, and countless friends. He was the grandson of the late Maureen Murphy, William Wilcox, June Sceeles, and George Sceeles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 21, 2019, at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 4-8 PM at the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Seekonk High School Scholarship Fund in memory of Alex Sceeles may be sent to the Seekonk High School, 261 Arcade Avenue, Seekonk, MA 02771.