Published DateDavid L. Albro, 63
TILTON — David L. Albro, 63, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 3, 2013, at the New Hampshire Veterans Home in Tilton after a long fight with diabetes and Parkinson's disease. He resided at home with his wife Joyce in the Tilton-Northfield and Laconia areas until five years ago when he became a resident of the Veterans Home.
David was born in Cambridge, Mass., July 7, 1949, son of William and Ruth (Olson) Albro. He attended school in Belmont, Mass., Hebron Academy in Maine, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts.
He worked as an engineer and was employed by several construction and engineering companies in the Boston area including, Columbia Construction, S & R Construction Co. Inc. and Beaver Builders Inc. David also opened his own auto repair business in Marlborough, Mass., before moving to the Tilton-Northfield area more than 20 years ago. He owned and operated several auto repair businesses in the Tilton-Franklin areas, including, The Auto Clinic and Dave Albro's Auto Repair.
David was proud of his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America and becoming an Eagle Scout years ago. He served four years in the Army during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his mother, Ruth Albro who lives in Delaware, David leaves, his wife of 27 years, Joyce D. (Ursin) Albro of Tilton Jonathan and Jennifer (Albro) Miller of Massachusetts, Jamie Dalessio and husband Michael of Tilton, Gary Andrews and wife Cheryl of Northfield, Patricia Andrews of Hudson, Mass., Robert Andrews Jr. and wife Tina of Los Angeles,
Lara Andrews of West Palm Beach, Fla.; grand and great-grandchildren; a sister, Janet DallePazze and husband James of Hockessin, Del.; a sister-in-law, Denise Albro of Reading, Mass.; an aunt, Vivian Miniter of Belmont, Mass.; a cousin, Gayle Miniter of Greenfield, Mass.; a niece, Laura; and a nephew, Mark.
A calling hour will be held Sunday, July 14, 2013, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A service will be held immediately at 2 p.m. A committal service with military honors will be held Monday, July 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 D.W. Highway in Boscawen. Burial will follow.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in David's name to the Resident Fund, NH Veterans Home, 139 Winter St., Tilton, NH 03276.
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