MADAWASKA - Bertrand W. Albert, 82, passed away on December 27, 2015 at a Van Buren health care facility. He was born in Madawaska on June 10, 1933, son of the late Baptiste and Annie (Bouchard) Albert.
Bert always had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. He really enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of sixty two years, Rina (Dionne) Albert of Madawaska; two children, Zona Torrey and her husband George, and Mike Albert all of New Hampshire; four grandchildren, David Torrey and his wife Misti of Kentucky, Kevin Torrey and his wife Nicole of New Hampshire, Michael Albert and his wife Carley of New Hampshire, Johnathan Albert of Florida; eight great grandchildren, Joshua, Caleb, Norah, Auryon, Vayla, Darryn, Makenzie, Mason; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Norman and Lionel Albert; one sister, Isabelle Bitel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10am on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Family and friends may call at Lajoie Funeral Home from 9am until 9:45am on Thursday before the Service. Spring interment will be held in the Parish Cemetery. Contributions in Bert's memory may be made to Borderview Rehab and Living Center, 208 State St., Van Buren, ME 04785. For online condolences, please visit www.lajoiefuneralhome.com