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Albert Rofe´


1946 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Albert Rofe´ Obituary
Albert "Al" Rofe´, age 68, of Houston, TX, passed away on Barters Island, ME August 6, 2014, after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born March 8, 1946, in Alexandria, Egypt. He immigrated to Brooklyn, NY in 1958. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. The first half of his career he was a stock and commodities broker. In 1985, he joined his father's business, Rofson Associates, where he remained until his retirement last year. He spent half the year in Houston, TX and the other half on Barters Island, ME. He enjoyed boating, fishing and spending time with friends. Maine was his favorite place to be. He had a zest for life and lived life to the fullest.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Sharon Rofe´, daughter, Charette Dersch and her husband Steve Dersch of Dallas, TX and son, Erik Rofe´ of Hackettstown, NJ. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Sloane, Peyton, & Sutton Dersch. Other survivors are his mother, Rachel Rofe´ of Hallandale, FL, brother Andre´ Rofe´ and wife Valerie of Hong Kong, and brother Rene´ Rofe´ and wife Lori of Oakhurst, NJ, nephew Elan Rofe´, nieces Alexis Penias, Rachel Rofe´, Serena Rofe´, Sophia Rofe´, and nephew Ethan Rofe´. He is preceded in death by his father, Elie Rofe´.
The service was held in Portland, ME, Friday, August 8, 2014. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to MD Anderson, Houston, TX or the .

Published in Houston Chronicle on Aug. 8, 2014
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