|Death: ||Nov. 20, 2006|
Edward A. Albitz 1926 - 2006 EASTHAMPTON - Edward Albert Albitz of Easthampton passed away on Monday, November 20 at Lahey Clinic Burlington, MA after a brief illness. Born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, he's recently predeceased by his beloved wife, Phyllis (Pelletier) Albitz. Edward served in the Navy during World War II and enlisted in the Air Force following his discharge. He met his wife at Westover AFB and he and his family lived around the world during his years in the service. Following his retirement from the Air Force in 1966 his family settled in Easthampton, MA. After a short period of employment at Textron, he was employed by the Easthampton Post Office until his retirement in 1988. Edward was a member of the Dalton Lavallee American Legion Post #224 of Easthampton. He was also a member of the Easthampton Parks and Recreation Commission. He is survived by his daughters Diane Carantit and Lynne Mealy and her husband Greg; son Thomas and his wife Karen; grandchildren Tyler Carantit and his wife Laurie, Maria Carantit, Kathryn Albitz, and Jessica Albitz and great-granddaughter Grace Carantit, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Tuesday, November 28 at 9:15 am from the Graham Funeral Home, Adams St., Easthampton, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at the Immaculate Conception Church, Easthampton at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at the Brookkside Cemetery, Easthampton. Calling hours at Graham Funeral Home will be held on Monday, November 27 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church, 33 Adams St., Easthampton, MA 01027 or the Air Force Aid Society, Suite 202, 241 18th Street, South Arlington, VA 22202.
Published in The Republican on 11/26/2006.
Created by: Geraldine "Gerry" Hume...
Record added: May 24, 2007
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