Alvin Albert

November 30, 1917October 16, 2012

Alvin Albert , thirteenth child of Henrietta Henniger and Charles Albert was born on Nov. 30, 1917 and died at the age of 94 on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. He was of German heritage being born at Rosebud, Falls County Texas. He will be remembered as a caring, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Alvin was preceded in death by his parents Herietta and Charles Albert, loving wife Sarah Sarao Albert, brothers Harry, Edward, Mike, Willie, Lee, and Charlie. Also he was predeceased by sisters Laura, Hattie, Lola, Flora, Elsie, Alice, Edna, Odelia, and Olivia. He is survived by children Alvin Joseph (Linda), Mary Lou Albert Paulsel (John), Kathy Albert, Lisa Albert Bean. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren: Chris Paulsel, David Paulsel, Michelle Paulsel Morris, Kimberly Paulsel, Letitia Albert Stryk, Melissa Albert Murphy, Amy Poland, Jason Poland, Sarah Bean, Marie Bean, and Virginia Bean. Great grandchildren include Rebecca and Rachel Paulsel, Brian and Molly Morris, Luke Bean; sister in-law Theresa Sarao Welborn and brother in-law Lewis Sarao. Alvin enjoyed hunting well into his 90s, fishing, gardening, beekeeping and raising poultry. He grew delicious citrus and pecan crops. He was a devoted and loyal member of IBEW Local 66 and a 40 year employee of Houston Lighting and Power Company. He was a devoted Catholic and charter member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Church activities included the Men's Club and the Gathering Place where he enjoyed bingo, hot meals, and fellowship. Alvin was a veteran of WWII and proud of being a Navy Seabee. He was stationed on Midway Island till the end of the war. The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6-8 pm with rosary beginning at 7 pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday, October 20 at 2 pm, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 501 Tidwell Rd, Houston, TX 77022 with a committal service to follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale Ave, Houston.


  • Visitation Friday, October 19, 2012
  • Rosary Friday, October 19, 2012
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, October 20, 2012
  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 20, 2012

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Tracy Albert McKay

October 19, 2012

I want to give my condolences to my Uncle Alvin Albert's Family. Although we haven't kept in touch over the years, I have always thought of Uncle Alvin. He was my favorite uncle when I was little and will be missed by everyone that knew and loved him. He will be forever in our hearts, may your memories and his legacy live on. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless Uncle Alvin and all of you. With Love,
Tracy Albert McKay, granddaughter of Mike Albert and daughter of
Eugene C. Albert and Mary Jo Albert Henning. "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." Matthew 5:4


October 19, 2012

I am so sorry about the loss of Mr. Alvin. The pain may seem unbearable, but we can go to God's Word for comfort. Much love to the family.

Theresa Stoever Burkett

October 19, 2012

Lisa and family,
I'm very sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time. I have several childhood memories with your parents. May your memories carry you through this difficult time.

October 19, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in your time of grief. Mr. Albert had a long life, well lived.
Bettye & Pete Peterson
(Bay Harbor)

Laura Love

October 19, 2012

Lisa and Virginia,
My heart goes out to you both and know that your family is in my prayers. Cherish the memories and keep him and his love in your heart. Celebrate his life and be know he is home with your mom & grandma.
Hugs and Love to you all.

Kathryn Hammons

October 18, 2012

Dear Kathy,
You have been a wonderful daughter in the care of your parents. May your family join together in prayer and remembrance.