Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home

737 Chenango Street, Port Dickinson, NY


Albert Shear

April 11, 1945February 5, 2020

Albert J. Shear Of Binghamton, NY On February 5, 2020 our dearly loved husband, father & grandfather passed away. He was predeceased by his parents Leon Shear, Edna Shear Reed, his stepfather Miles Reed. His grandson Hayden Shear. Surviving are those he loved, his wife Sharon, his four sons Tobin (Alice), Todd (Beth), James (Cheryl) and Randy (Samantha), grandchildren Joshua, John, Kurtis, Kaitlyn, MacKenzie and Hailey. He is also survived by his brother Robert (Pam). Al gave 50 years of dedicated service as a volunteer fire fighter. He was the fire chief at East Maine for several years and most recently at Choconut Center. He proudly worked for Broome County DPW for over 30 years. He also found enjoyment spending the day at Sylvan Beach. Most of all we will all recall how he loved to talk to anyone about anything. We were all fortunate to have been a part of his life. We love you! A Celebration of Life will be held at the East Maine Fire Company, 849 East Maine Road, Johnson City, NY 13790 on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 2pm.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, February 15, 2020


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Katelyn Shear

February 13, 2020

Rest easy, grandpa. Thanks for all the memories.

Pam Bates

February 10, 2020

He was a good man.
Love from all of the Bateses.

David Silverstein

February 10, 2020

Maine Fire sends its condolences to his family and friends. Al was a great guy and his service to his community and the Fire Service will be fondly remembered.

Kathleen Mullen

February 10, 2020

Al was a great guy, always so pleasant and helpful. Sharon, I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and sending prayers.