Friday, December 20, 2013

Memorial Service For George Albert

LABELLE, FL. -- A memorial service will be held Sunday December 29th 2013 at 10:00 AM to honor George Albert who was a long time winter visitor to Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in LaBelle. The service will be conducted by Father David Jackson at Church of the Good Shepherd at 1098 Collingswood Pkwy. The service will be followed by a pot luck luncheon.

Vahram Albert (Albertian) Sr. died June 28th, 2013. He was born on January 9, 1924 to Vahram Hagop Albertian and Caroline Francis Ross in Roslindale, MA. He had resided in South Orleans, MA in the summers and in Moorehaven, FL in the winters.

He was a World War II veteran, and at the age of 23, he was the youngest Commander in the State of Massachusetts for Post #36, Irving Adams. At the age of 26, he was a Whitehat Aide for Senator John F. Kennedy, and become Chairman of the Veterans Housing for the United States of America.

He was a member of the Disabled Veterans Association, Elks, Moose Lodge, and the American Legion. He was a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology. He was also a school teacher for shop and woodworking, and was always willing to lend a hand to a student.

He is survived by three sons, two daughters, a granddaughter he raised, Lori Albert Hopkins, along with 12 other grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. He is also survived by his best friends Jimmy Paul and Ethel Jennings. He was preceded in death by his mother Caroline Frances Ross, father, Vahram Hagop Albertian, sister, Virginia "Jenny", and brother, William.

A graveside service was held on Monday, July 8th, 2013 in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.

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