A. Austen Albert ’55 died on July 21, 2023, in Wallingford, Connecticut.
(The following was provided by the Legacy.com on July 21, 2023)
Alfred Austin Albert, 89, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 21st, 2023, at the Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford. He was the beloved husband of the late Claudette A. Bouthot Albert. Born in Brunswick, Maine, on August 28th, 1933, he was the son of the late Alfred Laurent Albert and Agnes Phyllis Moreau Albert. Mr. Albert was a graduate of Maryvale Semenary High School in 1951 and graduated Magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in Bruswick, ME, in 1955. He received a master’s degree in Latin and Greek from Trinity College, Hartford, in 1970. Mr. Albert taught for one year at Taft Prep School in Watertown when he was drafted by the Army to serve in Germany for two years as a company clerk. After returning, Austin taught Latin and became head of the language department for thirty-eight years at Hopkins Prep School in New Haven. He served as a board member and then chairman of the board at the Wepawaug-Flagg Federal Credit Union located in Hamden for approximately twenty years. He was a dedicated parishioner of St. Barnabas Church. Austin traveled with his wife to Canada, Russia, Italy, Hawaii, California, New Mexico, and many other states. After retirement he and his wife spent their winters in Sarasota, Florida, for seventeen wonderful years. He loved the sun/beach and his vegetable garden. Austin was an avid reader and especially loved when his children and grandchildren dropped in. He leaves behind a brother, Father Andrew Albert of Boston, MA, and his loving children, Maureen Desrosiers (Jean), James Albert, Andrew Albert (Tracey), Jo-Ann Manning (John), and David Albert (Denise); ten beautiful grandchildren, Michelle, Lauren, Andrew, Jimmy, Steven, Ryan, Olivia, Nicole, Rebecca, and Helene; and three great-grandchildren, Ellie, Emily, and Thomas.