James Albert Jr.
PORTLAND, Maine — James J. Albert Jr. 57, died Saturday Feb. 4, 2012.
He was born in Laconia, N.H., the son of Natalie (Bliss) Jewell and James J. Albert Sr. He was raised in the Bristol, N.H., area, graduated from Newfound Memorial High School in Bristol, and worked in the area until moving to Portland about five years ago.
Jim was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, camping and hiking. Jim was known for his woodworking skills and handcrafted pens. In recent years, he found an interest in computers and building his own computer systems.
Family members include a son, Kristopher Albert of Belmont; two grandsons, Kyle James Albert and Ryan Joseph Albert; his father, James J. Albert Sr. of Groton, N.H.; three sisters, Rhonda Tracy of Bristol, N.H., Jeri Bourque of Boscawen, N.H., and Darlene Paratore of Bridgewater, N.H.; two brothers, Tony Albert of Groton, N.H., and Scott Albert of Bristol, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. at the Bristol Baptist Church, Summer Street, Bristol, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Salvation Army, Adult Rehabilitation Center, 88 Preble St., Portland ME 04103.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol, N.H.