2013-10-24 / Obituaries

John E. Albert Sr., 69

Chambersburg

John E. Albert Sr., 69, Chambersburg, died Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Hershey Medical Center.

Born January 18, 1944, he was the son of the late Virginia and George Albert.

A 1962 graduate of Mc- Connellsburg High School, he worked as a welder at Grove Manufacturing until his retirement in 2006 after 35 years of service. He enjoyed golfing and was a fan of Penn State football and the Dallas Cowboys.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Welker Albert of Chambersburg; seven children: Penny Harmon and husband David of St. Thomas; Terry L. Brindle of Mercersburg; Shawnee Smetak and husband Chris of Harrisburg; Shari L. Hollenshead and husband Stuart of Mercersburg; Sheila Albert of Texas; C. Michele Mendez and husband Tony of Texas; and John E. Albert Jr., of St. Thomas; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mona Sowers of McConnellsburg.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Wanda and Connie.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2013, in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg. Rev. Dick Williams will officiate. Interment will follow the service in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to a charity of one’s choice.

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