Albert B. Dube, of Middleborough, passed away peacefully in his home at age 86,
surrounded by his loving family on September 17, 2020. He was the son of the late
Albert A. and Mary Anna (Lizotte) Barlow-Dube. He was a soft-spoken, patient, and
generous man. Albert was loved and respected by all who knew him and was blessed
with numerous life-long friends.
In 1953, Albert graduated from Middleborough High School. He then graduated from
the U.S Naval Air Company 33, 16th Battalion in 1954, serving until 1957 on the U.S.S.
Hornet and U.S.S. Intrepid in the Far East Fighter Squadron during the Korean conflict.
After being Honorably Discharged from the Navy, he was a Senior Corrections Officer at
MCI Bridgewater until his retirement in 1989.
A lifelong Middleborough resident, Albert was active in the Elks, Masons, and Mitchell
Club organizations, serving on numerous committees. His strong belief in the
importance of our civic duty of voting enabled him to be the Polling Warden in East
Middleboro for many years. His true passion was for gardening in which he grew
several varieties of fabulous tomatoes and huge chrysanthemums. He enjoyed teaching
the East Middleborough 4-H Garden Club and being involved in their annual fair. He
was also a Communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Middleboro.
Albert was predeceased by his wife Patricia (Leonard) Parent-Dube, his sister Gertrude
Barlow-Knight and his eldest son, Matthew Joseph Dube. He is survived by his children
Stephen and his wife Kimberly, Daniel and his wife Deborah, and his daughter Suzanne.
Also survived by his step-children; Craig Parent, Michael Parent, and Jeanne Bernier,
several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by his former wife
Margaret (Giberti) Dube-Gross.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 4 PM – 7 PM at O’Neill
Funeral Home, 59 Peirce Street, Middleboro, MA. A Christian Mass celebrating his life
will be on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 10 AM at Saints Martha and Mary Catholic
Church, 354 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA. Seating is limited and pre-registration is
Interment will follow at Nemasket Hill Cemetery, 515 Plymouth St., Middleborough.
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