American Veteran 04

Albert P. Shlosser

July 30, 1932 ~ February 13, 2021 (age 88)

Tribute

Albert P. Shlosser, 88, of Anderson Rd. in Ware passed away at his home on Saturday, February 13, 2021. A son to the late Albert & Rose Shlosser Sr., Albert was born in Springfield on July 30, 1932. He was raised and educated in Springfield and attended local schools. Al joined the US Army in 1953, serving with Company D of the 66th Tank Battalion. He was honorably discharged and returned home in 1955. Albert was married to the former Mary Braese, living in Springfield and then later moving to Ware to raise their family. He worked as an equipment operator over 25 years with ART Cement Products in Springfield and later Wilbraham, retiring in 1994. Al enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was good with his hands and especially enjoyed woodworking. Al was a communicant of Our Lady of Sacred Heart Church in Springfield and a life member of the American Legion. He leaves his beloved wife of 68 years, Mary (Braese) Shlosser. His children; Albert P. Shlosser III and his wife Carol, Mark R. Shlosser, Paula (Shlosser) Guyette and Barbara (Shlosser) Callahan. Seven grandchildren; Holly, Marissa, Albert, Danny, Mark and Jeremy Shlosser and Travis Callahan and eight great grandchildren; Nathan, Gavin and Parker Shlosser, Charlotte and Olivia Callahan, Gabriella and Rachel Shlosser and Christopher Carroll  and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Al was predeceased by his siblings; Thomas and Charles Shlosser and Dorothy Bailey.

   THE FAMILY INVITES YOU TO JOIN THEM FOR CALLING HOURS ON WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at RATELL FUNERAL HOME, 200 MAIN ST., INDIAN ORCHARD. A FUNERAL HOME SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT 11:00 A.M. FOLLOWED BY BURIAL WITH MILITARY HONORS IN HILLCREST PARK CEMETERY, PARKER ST., SPFLD.

Donations in Albert’s memory may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association, 33 Lyman St # 205, Westborough, MA 01581

Flower arrangement orders may be placed with Mark Henry Florist at (413) 543-4203

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Wednesday
February 17, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Ratell Funeral Home
200 Main Street
Indian Orchard , MA 01151

Funeral Home Service
Wednesday
February 17, 2021

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Ratell Funeral Home
200 Main Street
Indian Orchard , MA 01151

Burial
Wednesday
February 17, 2021

11:45 AM
Hillcrest Park Cemetery
895 Parker Street
Springfield, MA

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