Marie D. Shortall Albright
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EASTON — Marie D. Shortall Albright of Easton died at Memorial Hospital at Easton on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. She was 81.
Born April 4, 1931, in Wittman, Md., she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Mary Horney Davenport. Mrs. Albright was a lifelong resident of Talbot County who graduated from St. Michaels High School in 1949. In 1951, she married Percy J. (Pat) Shortall Jr., an area farmer, and they made their home in Tunis Mills, Md. Mr. Shortall died in August 1996.
Marie worked as a clerk for Easton Utilities until retiring after 22 years of service. In 2007, she married Arthur Albright of Royal Oak. Since then, she and her husband have enjoyed traveling and spending winters in Florida, until residing in Easton permanently.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Albright is survived by four children, Michael Shortall (Dorothy) of Delmar, Linda S. Hurley of St. Michaels, Mary S. Dulin (Steve) of Trappe and Susan S. Russell (Rick) of Easton; three stepchildren, Charlene Brassington (Dean) of Norfolk, Va., Cynthia Mann of Farmville, Va., and Arthur Albright Jr. of Royal Oak; two sisters, Margaret Bridges of Easton and Mary Kemp of Salisbury; six grandchildren, John Shortall, Alison Shortall, James Russell, Joseph Russell, Katie Russell and Steven Wright. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hurley & Ostrowski Funeral Home PA, where a viewing will be held today from 7-9 p.m.
Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery in Easton.
Memorial donations may be made to the Talbot County Humane Society, PO Box 1143, Easton, Md. 21601.
For online condolences please visit www.hurleyostrowski.com.
Published in The Daily Times on Aug. 21, 2012