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Marvin Ellsworth Albertson

August 31, 1940 ~ June 11, 2021 (age 80)


Marvin Ellsworth Albertson, 80, formerly of Winding Road, Orangeville, died Friday afternoon, June 11th, 2021 at Bloomsburg Care and Rehabilitation Center.


Born August 31, 1940 in Bloomsburg, he was a son of the late Arthur and Ethel Wanda (Kishbaugh) Albertson. He married his high school sweetheart, Devona Grace Hittle at Zion U. C. C. of Orangeville, the daughter of the late Alfred and Carmen (Keller) Hittle.  They proudly celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on April 25th, 2021.


He worked for Magee Reiter Automotive for 42 years, with 24 years of those years as Extrusion Dept. Supervisor.  He, also, worked alongside his wife, Devona, with Stanley Home Products/Fuller Brush for 16 years.


He was a faithful member of Zion United Church of Christ for many years.  He served as a Deacon, a lay minister, and an Adult Sunday School teacher for over 30 years.


His greatest achievement was attending the Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.  He was a Scout Master in the Boy Scouts of America for 7 years.


Marvin was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed reading, music and playing bingo. 


He is survived by his loving wife, Devona, and his six children and their spouses:  Steven E. Albertson and his wife, Connie, of Stillwater; Minette C.  Meyer and her husband,  Kenneth, of Berwick; Randy T. Albertson and his wife, Janice, of Orangeville; Terri E. Bartmess and her husband, Aaron, of Bristol, Tennessee; Holly M. Wilkinson and her husband, Raymond, of Quakertown; Sheila K. Shepherd and her husband, James, of Hazleton;

13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; a brother, Byron M. Albertson and his wife, Donna, of Benton, Kentucky; and a sister, Marilyn M. Shields and her husband, Edward, of Lewistown, PA.


For many years,  Marvin and Devona were also caretakers for Mary Ann Derricott, Julie Slusser and Randy James Albertson.    


Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce L.  Boston.


A heartfelt word of thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Geisinger- Bloomsburg Hospital ER, Geisinger Medical Center, Bloomsburg Care and Rehab. Center, and Commonwealth Hospice for their compassionate care of Marvin and his family.


Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 10 AM at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (State Route 487) with his son-in-law, Pastor Aaron Bartmess and Pastor Mark Rowell, his  Pastor, officiating.  Burial will be in Elan  Memorial Park, Lime Ridge.  Viewing, Tuesday, from 4 to 7 PM at McMichael's in Benton.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Zion United Church of Christ,  c/o Mel Parks, 84 Zaners Rohrsburg Road, Orangeville, PA 17859


The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., Benton is honored to serve the Albertson Family.  For online condolences or additional information, please visit our website:

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Funeral Service
June 16, 2021

10:00 AM
McMichael Funeral Home, Inc.
4394 Red Rock Rd
Benton, PA 17814


Zion United Church of Christ
Orangeville PA 17859

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