Alex McDermott

Alex McDermott

Sunday, April 28th, 1991 Saturday, June 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Alex Troy "Money Man" McDermott

Felch-Alex “Money Man” Troy McDermott, age 28, of Felch, Mich., passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Stromberg Park, Hardwood, Mich.

He was born April 28, 1991 in Iron Mountain, Mich., son of Kenneth McDermott and Tammy Mattson. Alex graduated from North Dickinson High School, class of 2009. He worked for CCI for a few years as a fiber designer before going to work with his Stepdad Bob Sandona as a carpenter. Over the years Alex has enjoyed off road racing, was a big NASCAR fan, Green Bay Packer fan, New York Yankee Fan, hunting, fishing, and four wheeling. He had a huge heart, a funny giggle, not one enemy, enjoyed dancing, and was most happy when he was around his family, friends and his dog, Jax. Alex lived life to the fullest.

He is survived by his parents, Kenneth McDermott and Tammy Mattson, both of Felch, Mich.; stepdad, Bob Sandona, Iron Mountain; paternal grandparents, Richard and Louise McDermott, Bark River, Mich.; maternal grandparents, Bruce and Linda Strauss, Vulcan, Mich.; one brother, Tucker Mattson, Felch; one sister, Nikki Dennocenzo, Vulcan, Mich.; uncles and aunts, Vern (Sarah) Kirschner, Cunard, Mich., Shannon Wenzel, Norway, Mich., and Bruce (Robin) Strauss, Felch; beloved niece and nephew, Ava Dennocenzo and Parker Dennocenzo, both of Vulcan; godparents, Mike and Jill McDermott, Bark River, Mich.; best friend, Mark Whickman, Iron Mountain, Mich., and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Alex was preceded in death by one uncle, Troy McDermott.

Family will receive friends Friday, July 12, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Felch Community Center. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster City, Mich. Rev. Fr. Darryl Pepin will officiate.

A memorial will be established in Alex’s memory.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to all the friends, family and volunteers who spent endless hours in search of Alex.

You may leave a condolence or tribute for Alex’s family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, Mich., to honor Alex’s legacy of life.

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    Friday, July 12th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Felch Community Center
    Friday, July 12th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Foster City, Mich. Rev. Fr. Darryl Pepin will officiate.

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Lily Buzzo

Tammy and family
Sending our sincere sympathy and prayers at this difficult time.
Buzz & Lil Buzzo
Comment | Posted at 04:18pm via Condolence

Roberta Santoni

I retired from North Dickinson the year Alex graduated. I remember him as a respectful student with a twinkle in his eye and a great person to have in the classroom. I am so sorry for your loss. Roberta “Madame” Santoni
Comment | Posted at 10:04am via Condolence

Bonnie LeGrave

Tammy and family,
So sorry for the loss of your son. Our prayers go out to you and your family. God will look after Alex now and he is at peace.
Bonnie and Ken Sr. LeGrave
Comment | Posted at 01:27am via Condolence

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