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Albert Ellison Ford (1945-2018)

Albert Ellison Ford

ROCHESTER, N.H. - Albert Ellison Ford, 73, of Wilton, passed away on Nov. 5, 2018.

Albert was born in Farmington, to Gladys Idalia (Knowles) Hobert on Oct. 26, 1945.

He was a graduate of Phillips High School Class of 1964 in Phillips, then served in the Vietnam War as a Screaming Eagle, 101st Airborne with the U.S. Army. He later earned his Associates Degree from Skowhegan Business School in 1973 and continued his education at NH College. He was a Cost Accountant at Clarostat in Dover, N.H. then at Thompson Center Arms in Rochester NH for many years.

He loved hunting, fishing and camping with his family. He also loved attending various auctions, purchasing items that caught his eye.

He was predeceased by his dad, P. Montell Dunham and Gladys Idalia Hobert.

Albert is survived by his brothers John Ford and Jeff Dunham; his children Valerie Parker, Brian Ford and his fiancée Tonya Pare, Kimberly Case and her husband Mark; his grandchildren Krystal Ford, Tyler Case-Porter, Brandon Ford, Zachary Laudenbach and Jaelynn Laudenbach; and many extended family members.

Graveside services will be held Nov. 17, 2018 at Mile Square cemetery in Avon at 2 p.m.

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  1. So sorry for your loss Jeff .

  2. Condolences to Al’s family. I graduated one year after he did and played on sports teams with him from Little League through high school. He was a good guy.

  3. Haven't seen Albert in 50 years but remember him as a hard working athlete. A good guy.
    He played a lot of minutes on the 1963 Western Maine Championship basketball team.
    My condolences to his family. RIP Albert

  4. Albert came to one of our class reunions as "our guest". It was good to see him. The people who played sports at our little high school...on teams that were pretty darn successful...will always be remember fondly. Condolences to his family.

  5. Knew Albert for many many years as he was my next door neighbor.As kids we use to play 21 basketball of course I could never beat him (maybe because he played on the Phillips team an I didn't) croquet and baseball on his folks lawn.Meet Him again at our 50th high school reunion at the P O W in 2014. I'll always remember him as a good childhood friend.See you again at our 100th Class Reunion up in heaven Albert. My condolences
    to his family. Rest in Peace.

  6. My condolences to Jeff and family. Albert was a good guy. We shared a lot of hunting stories. RIP Albert