Albert W. Garland Sr.

LIMINGTON — Albert W. Garland Sr., 78, of Limington, died unexpectedly on May 31, 2011, at Mercy Hospital in Portland.

He was born in Limington on June 17, 1932, the son of William and Fannie Nason Garland. He attended Limington schools and graduated from Limington Academy in 1950. He married Cleo Linscott on Feb. 2, 1951.

Albert was an auto mechanic for Central Maine Power for almost 20 years. He worked for Phillip Morris as a customer service representative for seven years. He then worked several more years for Hannaford until his retirement.

He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, music and gardening. He was handy with woodworking and was always doing or fixing something. He had a small engine repair shop with his son, Chuck, at his home called C and A Small Engine Repair. He also enjoyed cooking and was famous for his apple pies.

Above all, Albert was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and spending time with his family meant the most to him.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Cleo Garland of Limington; his son, Albert W. “Chuck” Garland Jr. of Limington; his daughter, Carol Reagan of Windham; a brother, Lew Garland of Sebago; a sister, Elizabeth Charles of Saco; five granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Another great-grandchild is on the way with a due date of June 17, the same as Albert’s birthday!

An hour of visitation was held on Tuesday, June 7, with a memorial service immediately following at the Watson, Neal & York Funeral Home, 71 Maple Street, Cornish.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: The Maine Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure©, P.O. Box 1626, Bangor, ME 04402.

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