John Joseph Albert(1919-2012)

John Joseph Albert, 92, of Hidden Springs Senior Living, near Front Royal, VA, formerly of Flagler Beach, FL and Kensington, MD, died on Friday, September 28, 2012.

Mr. Albert was born November 6, 1919, in Utica, OH, son of the late William and Genevieve Joseph Albert. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving his country during World War II, and member of Knights of Columbus and Disabled Veterans of America.

Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Diana Sivaski Albert, a resident of Hidden Springs; four children, Linda Poe and husband Robert of Front Royal, John M. Albert and wife Celia of Augusta, GA, Robin Eckerfield of Fortuna, CA, and Grace Albert and husband Jack Weiss of Buellton, CA; a sister, Nazarah Bocchino of South Bound Brook, NJ; and two brothers, Michael Albert of South Bound Brook, NJ, and Gabriel Albert of Hillsborough, NJ.

He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Shannon Poe, Robert W. Poe, Candace Poe, John M. Albert, Jr., Marianne Albert, Skylar Eckerfield, Dillon Eckerfield; and five great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements are by Maddox Funeral Home, Inc. in Front Royal, VA.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2012