Albert G. Willis, age 83, a 56-year resident of Brewster, NY, died Friday, August 25, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.
Albert was born on March 3, 1934, in Mt. Kisco, NY to Arthur and Lucy (Ours) Willis. He graduated from Bedford High School and proudly served his country in the Navy during the Korean War from 1952 to 1956 and remaining in the reserves until 1960.
On March 30, 1963, Albert married the love of his life, Virginia Caroli at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster.
Albert was a steamfitter in the plumbers and steamfitters union local 543 out of Yonkers, NY for 47 years retiring in 1989
Albert was a member of the American Legion Argonne Post #71 in Brewster and he also enjoyed playing golf. Albert was a friend to many.
Besides his wife Virginia of 54 years, Albert is survived by his daughter Karen Bellantoni and her husband Steven of Wappingers Falls, NY, his son Kevin Willis of Brewster, NY and his grandson Zach Biondo.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 11:00am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster. A private cremation will follow. Friends called at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster on Monday from 4 to 8pm. www.Beecherfuneralhome.com
Please consider making a contributions in Albert’s memory to the Putnam Humane Society, PO Box 297, Carmel, NY 10512.