His survivors include five sons, Allen I. Alper and his wife, Cheryl of Bradford, Robert M. Alper and his wife, Kathryn of Atkinson, N.H., Gary B. Alper and his wife, Kimberly of Haverhill, Jay S. Alper and his wife, Colleen of Atkinson, Neil K. Alper and his wife, Tammy of Haverhill; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Alper was also the brother of the late Harry Alper and the late Morris Alper.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service on Tuesday, June 25 at 11 a.m., at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial with Military Honors will be in Children of Israel Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joseph’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, or www.diabetes.org, or 1-800-DIABETES. A Memorial Observance will be held on Tuesday, June 25, following the interment until 8 p.m., at his grandson, Chad Alper’s home. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.