|Member of the|
New Jersey General Assembly
from the 26th district
Serving with Jay Webber
|Succeeded by||BettyLou DeCroce|
|New Jersey General Assembly Minority Leader|
January 12, 2004 – January 9, 2012
|Born||June 10, 1936|
Morristown, New Jersey
|Died||January 9, 2012 (aged 75)|
Trenton, New Jersey
|Residence||Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey|
Alex DeCroce (June 10, 1936 – January 9, 2012) was an American Republican Party politician, who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1989 until his death on January 9, 2012, where he represented the 26th legislative district.
He was the Assembly's Republican Leader since 2003, served as the Republican Conference Leader from 2002 to 2003, and was the Deputy Speaker from 1994 to 2001. DeCroce served in the Assembly on the Legislative Services Commission.
DeCroce died on January 9, 2012 after collapsing in a bathroom inside the Statehouse, just moments after the 214th Legislature held its final voting session. He was 75. On January 25, 2012, his widow, BettyLou DeCroce, was selected by the Morris County Republican Committee to replace him in the Assembly until a November 2012 special election was held.
- Assemblyman DeCroce's legislative web page, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed April 15, 2008.
- Assembly Member Alex DeCroce, Project Vote Smart. Accessed August 17, 2007.
- N.J. Assemblyman Alex DeCroce collapses, dies in Statehouse after long legislative session, NJ.com. Accessed April 15, 2008.
- Dan Goldberg (2012-01-26). "BettyLou DeCroce to assume N.J. Assembly seat, succeed husband in 2 weeks". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved 2012-01-26.