|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1928|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 2005|
Published: Jul 01, 2005 EST
Robert J. Albers
Robert J. Albers, 76, formerly of Orange Park, FL recently of 194 Stephen Lane, Ephrata, died Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at Essa Flory Hospice Center, Lancaster.
Mr. Albers served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years, and retired as a Commander in 1979. During those years he saw service aboard the USS Hornet; at Naval Station, Rota, Spain; Naval Air Station, Sanford, FL; Naval Air Station, Albany, GA; Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Naval Air Facility, Sigonella, Sicily and Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL.
Among his awards for meritorious service and dedication to duty are the Navy Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal (third award), European Occupation, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea), National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Medal and the Navy Commendation Medal.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of the late Henry and Grace Schwiebert Albers. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, June Ritzman Albers; by a brother, Frank of Lake Mary, FL and a sister, June Lucas of Bayside, NY.
He was a lifetime member of the Military Officers Association; a former member of Advent Lutheran Church, Orange Park, FL and recently of Brickerville Lutheran, Brickerville, PA.
Graveside services with military honors will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at 11:00 AM in Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City, PA. Memorial donations may be direct to The National Foundation for Cancer Research, PO Box 96024, Washington, DC 20090-6024. Dimon Funeral Homes, Tower City has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences, visit: www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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Created by: Don M. Albers
Record added: Jul 01, 2005
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