ASHFORTH - Albert E. passed away on July 14, 2017. Proud US Army Veteran, New York Times Journalist, Professor, Author, Member of Mystery Writers of America. After serving in the Army overseas, Albert Ashforth graduated from college and worked for two New York City newspapers. He then returned to Europe as a military contractor where he taught courses in technical writing and German for the University of Maryland’s Overseas Program. Ashforth also trained NATO offices at the West German Military Academy in Neubiberg. In Europe, he has served in Bosnia, Germany, Macedonia, and Kosovo. In Afghanistan, Ashforth has done tours in the Khost Province and in Kabul. His novel The Rendition won the Military Writers Society of America Bronze Medal.
Beloved Husband of Erika (Winterhoff) Ashforth. Loving father of Elisabeth A. Ashforth (Bahram Johari) and Claudia Ashforth (Christopher Stothard). Cherished grandfather of Leo Ashforth – Johari. Dear brother of Nancy Darcy.
Reposing on Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:15 AM at Marine Park Funeral Home 3024 Quentin Road, Brooklyn www.marineparkfh.com. Procession to depart funeral home at 11:30 AM to Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery 2030 Wellwood Ave, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Committal Service at graveside 12:30 PM.
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