Elmer E. Alberti
GRAND GORGE — Elmer E. Alberti, 85, resident of Grand Gorge since 1960, went to be with the Lord late Thursday evening, June 5, 2014, with his family by his side.
Elmer was born Dec. 16, 1928, at Windham, the son of Elmer and Nellie (Tompkins) Alberti.
He married Marquerite Parker on Dec. 7, 1952, at Prattsville.
Elmer was known for being a longstanding resident of Grand Gorge. He made his livelihood as a well-known dairy farmer and cattle-dealer.
His ability to make all members of the community laugh will be forever etched in the memory of all who knew him.
Elmer is survived by his wife, Marquerite Alberti; daughter, Glenda and her husband, Earl; son, Earl and his wife, Demetra; son. Ed and his wife, Laurie; sisters, Alice and Leona; and brother, Donald. Also by seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by siblings, Clyde, Lesley, Richard and Marge.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury. Officiating will be the Rev. Dottie Morris and the Rev. Martha Vink.
Calling hours will be held at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014. Committal service to be in Fairlawn Cemetery, Prattsville.
In memory of Elmer donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Grand Gorge United Methodist Church or the charity of one's choice.