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January 20, 1931 - December 25, 2017
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Albert (Al) Herman, age 86, of Roaring Brook Twp., passed away Christmas evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedarcrest, Allentown, after an illness. His beloved wife of 66 years, Eleanor (Ellie) Isdebski Herman, preceded him in death on February 3rd.
Born in Nanticoke on January 20, 1931, and son of the late Cecelia and William Herman, Al was a graduate of the former Nanticoke High School. While raising his family he worked for Scranton Engraving Co. before serving as the Art Director for Scranton Label for over 20 years, prior to his retirement. Of Roman Catholic faith, he and his wife were members of St. Eulalia’s Church Parish in Moscow.
Al was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing, however his greatest passion was photography. From his family to wildlife, Al’s camera knew no bounds. His photographs will serve as a fond rememberence of Al for years to come. He will be forever missed.
He is survived by his son and best buddy, Richard (Gary) Herman and longtime partner Diane Gilchrist of Moosic; brother, Robert Herman and wife Nancy of Kingston; four adoring grandchildren, Lindsey Spano and husband P.J., Ryan Herman and fiance Jennifer Wrabel, Danielle Bicaca and husband Glen, and Eric Chabal; five great grandchildren, Victoria, Olivia, Valentina, Grayson and Logan; sister-in-law, Joanne Furek and husband George of Muncy; and nieces and nephews.
His daughter, Diane Chabal, also preceded Al in passing.
A Blessing Service is scheduled for Saturday at noon in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park in Elmhurst Twp.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00AM until services.