Raymond F. Albert

BERLIN -- Raymond F. Albert, 88, formerly of Poplar Street, died Jan. 26, 2011, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton following a period of declining health.

Born on November 23, 1922, in Berlin, he was the son of John and Mary Jane (Boucher) Albert.

He attended Berlin schools.

During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

He worked for Brown Company in the planning and estimating department, retiring in 1985 from James River Corp.

An avid golfer, he was a longtime member of the Androscoggin Valley Golf Course.

He enjoyed playing cribbage, fishing at Big Greeno in northern New Hampshire, and loved to visit with family and friends at Littlefield Beaches in Maine.

He was a communicant of St. Kieran Parish, now known as St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, a life member of Berlin VFW Post 2520, American Legion Post 82, the Disabled American Veterans, and the Eagles.

He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth (Rosenberg) Albert, and a son Daniel Albert.

IN HIS LIFE: Family members include two sons, Steven Albert of Berlin and David Albert and his wife, Karin, of Laconia; a daughter, Gail Lachance and her husband, Zephir, of Hooksett; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one a sister, Jeannette Burlock of Florida; he was also predeceased by two brothers, George and Stanley Albert.

SERVICES: Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High St., (School Street entrance). A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish. Burial will follow at the family plot at Russian City Cemetery.

To view an online guest book go to www.fleury-patry.com.

Funeral Home

Fleury-Patry Funeral Home
72 High Street Berlin, NH 03570
(603) 752-4144

Published in Union Leader on Jan. 27, 2011