Albert W. Whitcomb, 86
Westborough – Albert W. Whitcomb, 86, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the St. Mary Healthcare Center in Worcester. He was the husband of Marian D. (Disbro) Whitcomb.
Born in Binghamton, N.Y., he was the son of the late Charles and Genevieve (Mosher) Whitcomb. He was a graduate of North High School in Binghamton and attended Wesleyan University. During WW II, he served with the United States Air Force.
Mr. Whitcomb was a manager of group life insurance for State Mutual Insurance Company prior to his retirement.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Westborough and a member of the S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. (Society Preservation Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America), Natick Chapter.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Priscilla W. Harvey of Westborough; one son, Thomas W. Whitcomb and his wife, Joanne, of Oro Valley, Az.; two brothers, Charles Whitcomb and Benjamin Whitcomb, both of Conklin Forks, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Amy Frissore, Alison Whitcomb, Joshua Harvey, and Emily Harvey; and two great-grandchildren, Alex and Eliza Frissore.
His funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 1, at 10:00 a.m., in the First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hours at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Tuesday, April 30, from 4 to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472 or to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 120 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.
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