Albert L. Vanorse

May 08, 2017
Albert Vanorse

Rockland — Albert Lewis Vanorse died Friday, May 5, 2017, at Knox Nursing Center after a brief illness.

Albert was born Oct. 24, 1925, the son of Ada and Peter Vanorse.

Albert was educated in Rockland schools. He served two years in the Army stationed in Germany as a medical aidman. For many years he worked for Bud Compton delivering propane. He also worked at the Rockland IGA until his retirement. Albert was a communicant of St. Bernard's Catholic Church.

He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Mary, brothers Bert and Joe Vanorse, nephew Wayne Vanorse. He is survived by three daughters, Beverly Foster of Georgia, Maryjane Rytky and her husband, Bill, of Rockland, Donna Culbertson and her husband, David, of Rockland, a son, David Vanorse, and his wife, Nancy, of Rockland; three granddaughters whom he was very proud of, Bethany Vanorse of St. George, Heidi Vanorse Neal and her husband, Joel Neal, of Rockland, and Katy Vanorse of Thomaston; a great-granddaughter, Natalie Vanorse, of St. George. He also had a special daughter, Tracy Taylor.

During Albert’s few years at the Knox Center, he made some special friends, Barbie, Angie, Jo, Cindy and many more who took wonderful care of him.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside memorial service Friday, May 12, at 10 a.m. at Coughlin Cemetery, Rankin Street, Rockland.

In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to the Pope Memorial Humane Society, P.O. Box 1294, Rockland, ME 04841.

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