IRVINGTON—Mitchell J. “Mitch” Alga Sr., 97, of Irvington died July 22, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Mary Virginia Alga; his son, Jamie Alga; and his grandson, Mitchell Sink.
He is survived by two sons, David V. Alga (Nan Abbott Alga) and Mitchell J. Alga Jr; a daughter, Mary Ann Alga Sink (Dr. Brian Sink); six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Alga was a member of the Kilmarnock-Irvington-White Stone Rotary Club since 1957. He served as its president in 1962. He was a charter member and former treasurer of the Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club.
Alga served six years as a member of the Lancaster County School Board. He served eight years on the initial board of directors of Rappahannock Community College, representing Lancaster County. He also served for 20 years as secretary of the Lancaster County Electoral Board.
Alga served as a member of the board of the Mary Ball Museum. For 12 years he was treasurer and a member of the Founders Board of the Foundation for Historic Christ Church. He served as treasurer of the American Red Cross, Lancaster County Chapter. He was a past member of the board of directors, Northern Neck of the Bank of Virginia.
Alga served as trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Graveyard and director emeritus of the board of the Tidewater Foundation Inc.
He served 3 1/2 years in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.
Alga was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and for many years was a member of the choir.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 2, at Grace Episcopal Church, Kilmarnock. A private interment will be held at Historic Christ Church Burying Grounds.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Church Choir, PO Box 1059, Kilmarnock, VA 22482; or Foundation for Historic Christ Church, PO Box 24, Irvington, VA 22480.
Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.