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Mr. Albert Joseph Ardine

Obituary for Mr. Albert Joseph Ardine

December 4, 1926 - February 23, 2017
Framingham, Massachusetts | Age 90


Albert Joseph Ardine, age 90, passed away peacefully in the Charlwell House in Norwood, Massachusetts on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Born in Enfield, Maine on December 4, 1926, he was the son of the late Victor and Katherine (Bishop) Ardine. He was raised in Enfield and attended the Howland High School. As World War II began to breakout, Albert left his high school to begin working in the Bath Shipyard. In 1944, he enlisted in the United States Navy, proudly serving his country in the Asiatic Pacific Theater of Operations. He was stationed in Okinawa as a welder with the SeaBees. Albert was honorably discharged in 1946 as a Shipfitter Third Class.

Upon his discharge date, Albert came to Boston, Massachusetts, where he met his wife, Helen N. Brown. The young couple were married on August 7, 1949 and made their home together in Boston's South End. Albert had started his baking career in Newton, soon after their wedding he took a position with Dorothy Muriels in the bakery department. After welcoming their son, Conrad, the young family settled in Allston, where they welcomed their second son, Ronald. In 1978, Albert went to work at International, baking for the Wonderbread label. He retired 10 years later in 1988 and in 2004, Albert and Helen settled into their new home in Framingham, Massachusetts.

As a young man, Albert enjoyed hunting in the Fall, fishing in the Spring, and camping in the Summer. He loved returning to Maine for annual family reunions in the Summer and enjoyed walking around the City of Boston while at home. Albert and Helen took yearly car trips to Florida during the month of March, visiting with friends and relatives on the way down.

Beloved husband of the late Helen N. (Brown) Ardine.
Loving father of Conrad J. Ardine and his wife Barbara of Needham and Ronald P. Ardine and his wife Patricia of East Walpole.
Cherished grandfather of Steven Ardine, Donna Ardine, Matthew Ardine, Jaclyn Golder, and Nicole Rayos and great grandfather of Michaela, Erin, Eric, Sydney, Dylan, Brady, and Riley.
Brother of Victor Ardine of Lincoln, Maine, Mary Lou LaPointe of Saco, Maine, Reginald Curry of Howland, Maine, Gerald Ardine of St. Charles, Michigan, Donald Ardine of Glenburn, Maine, the late Pauline Carr, the late Francis Ardine, the late Clifford Ardine, and the late Barbara LaPointe.
Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Albert's visitation on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 5-7 PM in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common Street, Walpole. Funeral service and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Rodman Ride for Kids/Key, 10 Lincoln Rd, Foxboro, Massachusetts 02035.

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