Alexander "ALEX" Christian SalibaSeptember 9, 1993 ~ January 8, 2018 (age 24)
Alexander Christian Saliba was a handsome and charismatic outgoing 24 year old living in Apex, North Carolina. After a long struggle with brain cancer Alex started his walk with God on January 8th, 2018.
Alex was born at St.Peter’s Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey on September 9, 1993. His parents are Roger and Patricia Saliba. Alex married his wife Jessica Rein in Cary, NC on September 14th, 2017. After completing High School he started in the work force immediately to discover his true path exploring many options showing success in each endeavor. Alex enjoyed playing soccer, fishing and being outdoors as he had an adventurous personality. Telling hilarious stories combined with his ability for quick wit were always sure to brighten anyone’s day. He had a passion for chasing everything he wanted in life and was determined to make sure he got it. Alex’s large circle of friends is a true testament to who he was in life and how he was a loyal and dependable person who was there for everyone. Alex was a loving son to Roger and Patricia Saliba, a doting husband to Jessica Rein, an awesome caring brother to Matthew and Jason Saliba, adored grandson to Joyce & Arthur Stark & Antoinette Saliba, dear nephew to Stacey and Clint Skala and Ramsey Saliba, memorable and fun loving cousin to Sierra, Pierce, Michael & Samantha, amazing uncle to Tyler, Emma, Blake, Destiny, Jordan, Annalise, Adelaide, Jude, Madalynn, Owen, Allison, and Addison and a caring son-in-law to Bruce and Lisa Lane. Alex was predeceased by his grandfather Elias Saliba.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bob’s Buddies towards research in pediatric ependymoma brain tumors in Alex’s name as he wished he had more options to try himself. Special thanks to all health care providers at Duke and UNC Hospitals and New Hope Church for doing all they could to help Alex and his family, celebrate his life.
“The record shows I took the blows and did it my way.”
A visitation will be held from 5-7:00PM, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at New Hope Church - 7619 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC 27713.
A funeral for Alex will follow at 7:00PM with Pastor Chris Peltz officiating.