KIRK Albert Edward

KIRK Albert Edward

Male 1930 - 2012  (81 years)

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  • Name KIRK Albert Edward 
    Born 11 Jun 1930  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID E0E8E0BCC7E25241BE01082FBC50486B55D8 
    Died 8 Mar 2012  Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • (OBIT: Albert E. Kirk 1930 - 2012 WILBRAHAM - Albert E. Kirk, 81, of Wilbraham, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 8th at his home.

      Born in Springfield on June 11, 1930 to the late Frank J. T. and Florence E. (Miner) Kirk, he had been a resident of Wilbraham for the past 60 years. He was a 1948 graduate of the former Springfield Technical High School and of Western New England College where he earned his BSME in 1961. He retired from Hamilton Standard Div. of United Technologies Corporation in 1987 after 34 years of employment there. He was a Senior Liaison Engineer in both the Environmental Controls Systems and Propulsion areas; a Reliability Engineer and Patent Coordinator for the Aircraft Systems Department in his final ten years there. Before moving to Wilbraham, he had attended Wesley Methodist Church and Park Congregational Church, both in Springfield. Albert served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Was as an Aerographer (Weatherman) attaining the rank of 2nd Class Petty Officer. He was Past President of the Western Massachusetts Genealogical Society, a member of several other genealogical associations, was active in genealogical and family history pursuits and was a descendant of a great number of New England's and Canada's earliest settlers. He was an avid gardener though chess was another of his particular interests and he played with the Wednesday Club at the Hubbard Library in Ludlow. Active in Wilbraham Town Affairs, he was elected many times to the position of Water Commissioner which post he held for 25 years, more than half of them as Chairman. Previously, he had been on the Town's Recreation Commission. He had been active with Boy Scout Troop #177 in Wilbraham as its Institutional Representative; was a former Deacon at the Wilbraham United Church and was a member of its Singles and Doubles group. He and his wife of 60 years, Dorothy, travelled extensively, enjoying many places in the United States and in the world. He leaves his wife, the former Dorothy M. Noyes of Wilbraham; a son, Edward A. of Baltimore, MD; four daughters, Barbara J. Kirk of Springfield, Elizabeth D. K. Yandell of Lynchburg, TN, Carolyn K. Landquist and Judith K. Stewart, both of Wilbraham; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brothers, James in 1986, Frank in 1981 and Robert in 2009. The funeral services and burial will be private for the family in Hillcrest Park Cemetery in Springfield. Byron Keenan Funeral Home & Cremation Tribute center is entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial Contributions may be made in Albert's memory to the Western New England College Alumni Fund, 1215 Wilbraham Rd., Springfield, MA 01119 or to the Baystate VNA & Hospice, 280 Chestnut St., 6th Floor, Springfield, MA 01199.www.byronkeenan.comĀ )
    Buried Aft 8 Mar 2012  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Hillcrest Park Cemetery 
    Person ID I66564  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2012 

    Father KIRK Frank John Thomas,   b. 3 Sep 1907,   d. 18 May 1998, Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother MINER Florence Evelyn,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [3, 4
    Family ID F39001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
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    Last Modified 31 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F26115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Veteran & Patriot of the Korean War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Korean War
    Albert Edward Kirk
    Albert Edward Kirk

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Death-obit, Published in The Republican from March 8 to March 9, 2012

    2. [S6000] Correspondence-Email-KIRK Barbara, Re: Proposed Change: NOYES Henry Miles (I62190); 23 April 2012; Paul M. Noyes.

    3. [S82] Death-obit, son Albert's obit published in The Republican from March 8 to March 9, 2012

    4. [S3213] Correspondence-Internet-Albert E. Kirk, 12 May 2007 10:20 pm.