Albrittain, Henry Bettinson, Jr
Birth: Monday, December 30, 1935
Residence: LaPlata, MD
Death: Sunday, August 09, 2020 at the age of 84
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Henry Bettinson Albrittain, Jr., 84, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on August 9, 2020. He was born on December 30, 1935 and raised in La Plata, MD. After both of his parents passed, he retired to his childhood home.
Henry is survived by his beloved wife, Lynne Elizabeth (Stahley); children, Katherine (Jim Mandrin), Victoria (Ron Hazel), Michael (Kristen), Cheryl Schmelzle (Lyne), and Craig Cole (Angel); seven grandchildren, Jennifer Wilkinson (John), Chris (Ali), Caitlin (Courtney), and Kelsey Mandrin, Hannah and Nathan Albrittain, and Rachael Cole; and one great grandchild, Zoe Wilkinson. He is also survived by four of his six sisters, Shirley Garner (Harold Brent), Sister Jeanne Albrittain, IHM, Mary Lee Jones (Bobby), and Joan Marie Richardson (Charles), as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Leona (Steiner) Albrittain, Sr.; his son, Donald Anthony Albrittain (Jacquelyn); and two sisters, Doris Ballagh (Jake) and Julia Ann Jones (Jack).
Henry attended Sacred Heart School his whole life but graduated as part of the first graduating class of the newly built Archbishop Neale School in 1953. He served in the National Guard and had many small enterprising businesses before beginning his career with State Farm Insurance working as a claims specialist for 37 ½ years before retiring. In retirement he, along with his wife Lynne, operated 'Part of Plenty Bed and Breakfast'. Henry was a dedicated and loving husband, father, brother, and uncle. He was compassionate, kind, hardworking, and industrious. He will be greatly missed.
A viewing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 8:30AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 201 St. Mary's Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to American Kidney Fund (www.kidneyfund.org) or Hospice of Charles County (www.hospiceofcharlescounty.org).