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GEORGE J. ALBECK

April 8, 2022

Obituary

George J. Albeck, 76 years of age of White Haven, Pennsylvania died on Friday, April 8, 2022 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia.

Born January 8, 1946 to the late Lawrence and Dorothy (Doll) Albeck in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. 

George is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Edna (Angelovic) Albeck. Their children son Timothy Albeck, and wife Kathryn, of Colorado, daughter Rebecca Albeck of Pennsylvania and acquired daughter Azra Elezovic of New York. Grandchildren Ashley Trapp, husband Mark, Sarah Ham, husband Alexander, Karen Wambold, husband Thomas, Arlena Trinkle, husband Todd, and David Parker Jr. Along with 12 great grandchildren. Also surviving is brother David Albeck of Pennsylvania, and sisters Judy Stacey, husband Kenneth, and Fae Stutzman, husband Roger, both of Arizona and many nieces and nephews.

George is preceded in death by his parents and son Forrest Albeck. 

After graduating Jim Thorpe High School, Class of 1964, George led a life of serving others. He joined the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam War. George became patrolman/police officer of Jim Thorpe, PA. He advanced in career as Chief of Police of Weatherly.  After serving many years in Weatherly he moved to working cases as a Welfare Fraud Investigator in Wilkes-Barre, PA. From there George worked as a Narcotics Agent II in Philadelphia. He then became Senior Supervisory Narcotics Agent in the Financial Investigation Unit for the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General in Harrisburg, PA where he retired from the state. He continued his career with the United States Treasury as a Chief Field Coordination Section in Vienna, Virginia, where he then fully retired. 

After retirement George and his wife Edna spent days traveling to visit family whom they loved spending time with. Along with travel George enjoyed the great outdoors from hunting to bird watching and seeing the wildlife in their natural habitat. Throughout George and his wife, Edna’s lives they have fostered several children showing love and kindness to those in need. 

George was a member of the Federal Order of Police, and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, of White Haven, Pennsylvania. He was also a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make a donation to Valor Clinic Foundation (please send checks payable to Valor to P.O. Box 315, Broadheadsville, PA 18322) or Carbon County Environmental Education Center (https://www.carboneec.org/contribute)  in George’s name. 

Arrangements under the direction of the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. White Haven www.LehmanFuneralHome.com

There will be no service for George, a private memorial at the family’s convenience will be held where George will be laid to rest at the Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Pennsylvania. 



 

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