Alex A. Papa, 70, of North Haven passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, August 1st, 2022 at his home.  Born in New Haven on December 20th, 1951, he was the son of the late Nicolas J. and Evelyn R. Ambrosini Papa.  At age 17, Alex attended Catholic University in Washington D.C. and earned a degree as a Political Science Major.  He worked for the City of New Haven Ceta Program, was a Stockbroker for Smith & Barney and owner/partner for Nick’s Char-pit, North Haven.  Alex was an avid traveler, traveling to Egypt, St. Croix, Puerto Rico, Florida, Upper State, New York and took many cruises.  He especially enjoyed his time in his condo in Florida, and family homes in Puerto Rico and Upper State, New York.  Alex was a steadfast rock in a chaotic world for many of us.  He will be missed very much by all that were fortunate to have known him in their life. Brother of Phyllis (Harry) Granata, Robert (Grace Petrillo) Papa, Annette (Ralph) Bonanno and Dennis (Kathryn Russell) Papa.  Uncle of Nicole and Joe Galati, Bobby and Samantha Papa, Brittney and Mathew Schloemann, Christina and Jennifer, and Nicholas J. Papa.  Great uncle of Emma and Anthony Galati, Isabella and Gianna Papa, and Fallyn Schloemann.

Family and friends are invited to go directly to St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish at St. Therese Church, 555 Middletown Avenue, North Haven on Saturday morning, August 13th at 10:00 to attend a Memorial Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.