Obituary:Albert J. Angell, Sr.


Albert J. Angell, Sr. (April 21, 1937 – November 14, 2020)

Albert J. Angell, Sr., 83, of Taneytown, died Saturday, Nov 14, at Wellspan York Hospital.  He was the husband of Lillian Marguerite (Poole) Angell of Taneytown for 59 years.  Born April 21, 1937 in Greenville, MD, Albert was the son of the late Luther & Florence (Koontz) Angell. He was a Taneytown High School graduate and served in the army during the Korean Conflict and was in the reserves for 6 years.  Albert was owner/operator of Angell Concrete Construction of Taneytown.

Surviving are his children:  Albert J. Angell, Jr. & Teresa of Taneytown; Cora Lynn Hill & Richard, Jr. of Taneytown; Steven E. Angell & Pam of Littlestown; Jeff A. Angell of Taneytown; his 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and  his two brothers, Gene T. Angell of Taneytown and Earl F. Angell of Mt. Airy.  Albert was predeceased by his grandson, Nicholas A. Hill; great granddaughter, Angelina E. Zotos; his brother Leroy Angell and his sisters:  Louella Strausbaugh, Grace Kerrigan, Ruth Hoffman and Doris Flickinger.  Albert was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Harney  and a life member of Harney VFW where he was commander for 10 years.  He was also a member of Taneytown Lions Club and Littlestown FOE.  He was a former member of Taneytown Drum & Bugle Corps.  Albert loved farming, butchering, hunting, fishing, working, coaching football and spending time with his family.

Graveside Service is Wednesday, Nov 18, at 12 noon at Mountain View Cemetery, Harney with The Rev. Peter Naschke officiating. COVID-19 regulations will be followed with masks being worn. Harney VFW will conduct military honors.  Viewing is private due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Memorials in Albert’s name may be sent to Harney VFW, 5918 Conover Rd., Taneytown, MD  21787.  Online condolences may be shared on

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