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Dr Albert Edward Devlin

Dr Albert Edward Devlin

Birth
Bethel Park, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 89)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial DuBois, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100048158 · View Source
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Dr. Albert Edward Devlin, 89, Brockway, died Wednesday Oct. 31, 2012, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Born April 10, 1923, and raised in Bethel Park, he was a son of the late Albert William and Edna Tapscott Devlin.
He was married to Mary Elizabeth McGovern Devlin for 65 years. She survives.
He graduated from Bethel Park High School and attended Washington and Jefferson College and Yale University. He obtained his doctorate of medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
He moved to Brockway in 1949 and practiced family medicine for 41 years. He belonged to the Jefferson County Medical Society, the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the American Medical Society. He served as president of the DuBois Regional Medical Center staff, was a former director at Highland View Healthcare, and had been a past board member of WRC Healthcare, Brockway Citizens Bank and UniBank.
He was a member of Elk Lodge F&AM 379, Coudersport Consistory and the Parson-Marnatti Post American Legion. He was a member of the Brockway Presbyterian Church. He was an ordained elder and served as president of trustees. He served on the Kiskiminetas Presbytery Council and the Presbyterian Trinity Synod. He was Brockway's "Sportsman of the Year" in 1986 and Brockway's "Citizen of the Year" in 1998.
He is also survived by his daughter, Elizabeth "Bitsey" (Dr. Gerald F.) Robertson of State College; his sons, William M. of Erie, Jeffrey D. of Ridgefield, Conn. and Dr. James E. (Diane L.) of Brockway; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, William; and a sister, Betty Devlin.
Friends will be received form 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home in Brockway. A funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Brockway Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Joseph Tagliaferre and the Rev. Jeffrey Potter officiating. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery in DuBois. Full military honors will be accorded Saturday morning at the Presbyterian Church by the Parson-Marnatti Post #95 of the American Legion.


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  • Created by: Michael W. Mowrey
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100048158
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Albert Edward Devlin (10 Apr 1923–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100048158, citing Morningside Cemetery, DuBois, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Michael W. Mowrey (contributor 46515684) .