David G. Albert, (aka “Smiley”) 65 of Berlin, formally a long-time resident of New Britain, passed away suddenly Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. David was born in Fort Kent, ME on Apr. 30, 1956 and was the son of Rheal and the late Anne Marie (Bouchard) Albert. He retired from Yale University’s Lewis Walpole Library after thirty years of service. David enjoyed a good time, spending time with family and friends; loved the beach and anywhere near water and good food.
David is survived by his father, Rheal Albert of Southington, his brother Danny Albert and his wife Violet of Colchester, his two sisters Sharon Pelletier of Southington, and Susan Albert of New Britain, his niece Daniela Albert of Colchester. Besides his mother, David was predeceased by his brother-in-law Michael Pelletier. David will be terribly missed by his family and many friends, but never forgotten.
A Celebration of David’s life will be held Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. with the procession departing at 9:30 a.m. from the Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home, 764 Farmington Ave., New Britain, CT followed by a Liturgy of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Parish (St. Jerome), 1010 Slater Rd., New Britain, CT. Burial will be private. At the request of the family, masks will be required. To extend condolences to the Albert family or to share a memory of David, please visit www.SHAKERFUNERALHOME.COM