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FRANK J. ALBERT, RETIRED MAIL CARRIER

Frank J. Albert, 75, a retired mail carrier and an Army veteran of World War II, died Wednesday (Sept. 19, 2001) in his South Buffalo home.

The Buffalo native was a graduate of Burgard Vocational High School and served in the Army toward the end of World War II with the occupation forces in Japan. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service from 1957 until his retirement in 1987. He worked out of the Hamburg Post Office.

Albert was a member of Father Baker Council, Knights of Columbus, and St. Ambrose Senior Citizens. An avid bowler, he also enjoyed crafts and was known for his wooden shamrocks and rabbits.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, the former Edna Wisniew-ski; a daughter, Theresa of Buffalo; a son, Frank M. of Buffalo; a sister, Maria "May" Arrigo of San Diego; a brother, Joseph of Williamsville; and two grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. today in St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 65 Ridgewood Road. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.

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