LTC John W. Alber was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/26/2011 at the age of 79.9
Basye, VA
Date of Birth 08/17/1931
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN search Feb 2012

More detail on this person: John W. Alber, 79, died July 26, 2011 at St. Joseph's Hospice in Wayne, New Jersey.

Born in Washington D.C., Mr. Alber resided in Bryce Mountain, Virginia before moving to Fanwood in 2006.

A graveside service will be conducted in Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, October 11, at 9 a.m.

Mr. Alber attended the University of Richmond and received his M.B.A. from Old Dominion University. He was retired from the United States Marine Corps in 1978 as a Lt. Colonel after serving over 25 years. He served as a helicopter pilot and instructor where he received numerous medals and commendations including the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart. He was also an avid golfer.

Mr. Alber was predeceased by his wife Dorothy "Nora", and is survived by his son Richard and his wife Stephanie and his grandchildren Noelle, Nicholas, Chase and Hannah.

Donations in his memory to the New Jersey Hospice program of your choice would be appreciated.

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Arrangements are being handled by Memorial Funeral Home, Fanwood, New Jersey.

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

This information was last updated 06/24/2016

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