US Marine Corps

Albert W. Brand

September 20, 1935 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Albert Brand Obituary

Albert W. Brand 
March 9, 2024 

Albert W. Brand, 88, of Providence Place Pottsville, formally of Pine Grove, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2024 in Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital, Orwigsburg. 

Born on September 20, 1935 in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late William and Margaret Strehl Brand. 

He was a Sergeant in the Marines having served from 1953 to 1956. 

Albert received a diploma from the National School of Meat Cutting, Inc. in January 1957. He was a butcher and worked for his father as well as other businesses. 

He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove, the Pine Grove Masonic Lodge #409 F. & A.M., a social member of Pine Grove VFW and Pine Grove American Legion, and the Moose Lodge. 

Albert lived a good life. He was a devoted husband and loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed many outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and yard work. When age stopped him from doing many of the activities that he enjoyed, you could see him riding around Swatara Village on his scooter and talking with all of his friends. 

Preceding him in death was a son David Brand and a sister Louise Shull. 

Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Kathleen Flagler Brand, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 11:30 A.M. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove with Pastor Brian Beissel officiating. There will be a viewing on Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:30 A.M. at the Church with Masonic Services at 10:30 A.M. and Military Services prior to the start of the funeral service. Interment with a committal service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2024 at 11:00 A.M. at Whitemarsh Memorial Park, 1169 Limekiln Pike, Ambler, Pa. 

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at in his memory. 

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at 

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March 16, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
St Peters Lutheran Church
312 S. Tulpehocken ST.
Pine Grove, PA 17963

Masonic Service
March 16, 2024

10:30 AM
St Peters Lutheran Church
312 S. Tulpehocken ST.
Pine Grove, PA 17963

Funeral Service
March 16, 2024

11:30 AM
St Peters Lutheran Church
312 S. Tulpehocken ST.
Pine Grove, PA 17963

March 18, 2024

11:00 AM
Whitemarsh Memorial Park
1169 Limekiln Pike
Ambler, PA 19002


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