Albert, Harold J. Sr. ALBANY Harold J. Albert Sr., 88, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Albany VA Hospital. Born and educated in Albany, he was the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Konkosky) Albert. Harold was a World War II Marine Corps. veteran. His courage as a Marine and victory on Iwo Jima made his family and country proud. He was a retail driver for Normanskill and Crowley Dairy for 35 years and a longtime Albany landlord. He was husband of 65 years of the late Celia (Jones) Albert who will be waiting for him with tears of happiness. He is survived by his children who will miss him and always remember the quality time they spent together, Harold J. (Francis DeNicola) Albert Jr. of Worcester, Mass., Bryan G. Albert of Albany, Diane C. (Andre Krievs) of Stephentown and Robert J. Albert of Albany; grandchildren, Beth-Ann (Christian Landrum), Adam, Kaylena and Danielle; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Mildred Morwin, Marion, William, Charles and George Albert. "Dad, you were a legend and loved by many. Thank you for being the most incredible father anyone could ever want. You led by example through your strong religious and family values and your exemplary work ethic. Thank you for making sure we were loved every day. Enjoy eternal peace and a well deserved rest in Heaven". Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 8:45 a.m. from the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc., 490 Delaware Ave. thence to St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 391 Delaware Ave. where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited and may also call at the funeral home Friday, October 18, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. Burial will follow the Mass in Bethlehem Cemetery, Delmar. Online condolences may be offered at danielkeenanfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Albany Times Union from Oct. 17 to Oct. 18, 2013
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