GEORGE VAHRAM ALBERT Sr.(1924 - 2013)

ALBERT, George Vahram (Albertian), Sr. Went to be with the Lord on 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 became 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 will be held promptly at 1:15p Monday, July 8th, 2013 in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Mr. Albert to the Disabled Veterans National Foundation 1020 19th St NW, Suite 475, Washington, DC 20036 or www.dvnf.or

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Published in The Boston Globe on July 3, 2013