William Robert Alber passed away after a brief illness on Monday, March 21, 2011. He was 79.
He was born November 27, 1931.
He was a resident of Callicoon, NY for over 30 years. William proudly served his country as an army staff sergeant in the Korean War from January 29, 1952 thru January 12, 1954. William owned and operated a small business in Glendale, NY for 34 years. He enjoyed flying small aircrafts for many years at Sullivan County Airport. William will be dearly missed by many family members as well as his dear friends.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Arlene Alber; daughters Patricia Tabacco and Arlene McKenna; and a son William John Alber.
A memorial service was held at Flinch and Bruns, 34th Hempstead Avenue, Lynbrook, NY on Sunday, March 27, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Burial was on Monday, March 28, at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, with full military honors.