Albert MacGillivray

Albert John MacGillivray

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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December 26, 2018
Albert J. MacGillivray, 88, of Barrington.

He was the husband of Louise (Lane) MacGillivray for 61 years. Born in Roslindale, MA, he was the son of the late Albert G. and Catherine MacGillivray and brother of the late Donald MacGillivray. Albert and Louise moved to Barrington in 1972.

He is survived by a daughter, Karen (Paul) Zangari of Lincoln, and four sons: Stephen MacGillivray of Barrington, Brian (Anne) MacGillivray of Jacksonville, FL, Brendan (Debra) MacGillivray of Bel Air, MD, Scot (Trish) MacGillivray of Barrington, and 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. A graduate of Burdett College, he worked in the insurance underwriting business before his retirement in 1993.

He was a lifelong baseball fan who grew up around Fenway Park, graduating from a high school in Kenmore Square. He coached Barrington Little League baseball for several years, leading one team to a state championship.
He was an avid golfer. He had a great knowledge and love of classical music and led music seminars at the Brown University Community for Learning in Retirement. He and Louise enjoyed the RI Philharmonic, years of travel, and spending time with their grandchildren.

His funeral will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 8:30 am from the SMITH FUNERAL and MEMORIAL SERVICES, 8 Schoolhouse Road , Warren, RI, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Luke’s Church, 108 Washington Road, Barrington.
Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 550 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence.
Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are Friday from 4-7 pm.
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  • Visitation

    December 28, 2018 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    December 28, 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Smith Funeral & Memorial Services
    8 Schoolhouse Road
    Warren, RI 02885
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  • Second Visitation

    December 29, 2018 | 8:30am - 9:00am
    December 29, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
    Smith Funeral & Memorial Services
    8 Schoolhouse Road
    Warren, RI 02885
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  • Service

    December 29, 2018 | 10:00am
    December 29, 2018 10:00am
    St. Luke's Church
    108 Washington Road
    Barrington, RI 02806
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  • Interment

    December 29, 2018 | 11:30am
    December 29, 2018 11:30am
    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    550 Wampanoag Trail
    Riverside, Rhode Island 02915
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The Keegan-Armour Family

Posted at 06:00pm
Love and Peace to all of you. Al was a wonderful man, and we are lucky to have known him. Love love love
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Ami Lane

Posted at 12:37pm
Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and will be throughout all the days to come.
Sent with Love,
Ken and Ami Lane

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