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Albert O. Lavallee

April 26, 1936 — May 14, 2021

DRACUT - Albert O. Lavallee, 85, a longtime resident of Dracut died Friday, May 14, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of M. Jeanne D. (Rivet) Lavallee, to whom he has been married for 60 years.

He was born in Lowell on April 26, 1936, and was a son of the late Irene (Boisjolie) and Odessa Lavallee. He was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Lowell. Al proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Prior to his retirement, Al had a life long career in banking. He was employed for over 20 years with the Washington Savings Bank, where his roles included; Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Operating Officer.

Al was devoted to improving the Lowell community and was involved in a number of public service programs including the Middlesex Shelter for the Homeless, DLBA, Lowell Plan, LDFC, Lowell Humane Society, U-MASS Lowell Service Awards Committee, South East Asian Task Force, Mayor's Commission on Youth, Domestic Violence Task Force, Alternative House Battered Women Transitional Housing Committee and the C.A.L.L Small Business Loan Program.

His greatest joy however, was spending time with his family, especially watching his grandchildren play sports. Al also enjoyed sitting on the back deck watching the birds, having a cigar or smoking tobacco out of his pipe, reading and vacationing in York, ME and Newfound Lake.

In addition to his wife, Al is survived and will be deeply missed by his daughter, Suzanne of Dracut; his son, Paul of Dracut; his three grandchildren, Edwin, Gregory and Angela (Hand) Ingalls and her husband Jason; his three great-grandchildren, Liliana, Elijah and Josette; his brother-in-law, Robert Rivet and his wife Evelyn of Marion, IL; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his infant son who passed in 1962.

Relatives and friends are invited to Albert's Life Celebration on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 4 until 7 PM at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street, Lowell. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 10 AM at St. Francis Church. Due to health restrictions, face coverings and social distancing are required. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Al's memory to Lowell Transitional Living Center, 193 Middlesex Street, Lowell, MA 01852.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home

327 Hildreth St, Lowell, MA 01850

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

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