83, of New Port Richey, FL, passed away after a short illness at Gulfside Hospice. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Norma. He is also survived by his children; Joyce, Cathy, Alex, Toni and Stephanie, and their spouses. He leaves behind eight grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Al was a big man with a big personality and a big heart. No one he met was ever a stranger for long.
Born in Brooklyn, he served 2 enlistments in the Navy and was a lifelong motorcycle rider and an active member of the biking community. He resided in upstate New York before moving to Florida 24 years ago. He loved Florida with its yearling â€œriding weatherâ€.
He will be missed greatly by his wife, family and friends. His passing leaves a void which can never be filled.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Gulfside Hospice.
A memorial gathering will be held at Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, Congress Street Chapel, on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 3 o'clock p.m., followed by a 4 oâ€™clock p.m. service at Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home, 6616 Congress Street, New Port Richey, FL 34653.