Clayton C. Albrecht

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October 3, 2012

Clayton Charles Albrecht, 82, of Raleigh, N.C., died peacefully at his home with family Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Clayton was an exceptional husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who was loved by everyone he touched.

Born in Pittston, he was a son of the late Arthur and Edna Boldt Albrecht.

Clayton attended West Pittston High School, served four years in the U.S. Navy based in New London, Connecticut, and retired as an electrical engineer with IBM for 36 years in both Kingston, N.Y., and Raleigh, N.C.

Clayton was an avid bowler, golfer, reader, fisherman, and woodworker. His passion for sharing and teaching family and friends to complete challenging projects will be carried on for generations.

Clayton spent 57 wonderful years married to the love of his life, Pauline Shypulefski Albrecht. Also surviving are his children, daughter, Wendy and husband Brian Flaherty of Lake Wylie, S.C.; sons, Paul and wife Becca Albrecht of Hillsborough, N.C., Terry Albrecht and wife, Suzanne Molloy; his dear grandchildren, Zoie, Jack, and Clayton of Asheville, N.C. He also will be missed by his sister, Helen Soska, and husband, Donald, of Harding; brother-in-law, Jerome Shypulefski and wife Carol of Korn Krests; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded by his parents, Arthur and Edna Albrecht; brother, Allan Albrecht; and sister-in-law, Jean Albrecht.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, N.C. Online guest book at

In lieu of flowers, the family would be honored if donations are made in Clayton's memory to the West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave., West Pittston, PA 18643


Published in Times Leader on Oct. 10, 2012
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