It is with profound sadness and broken hearts that we, the family announce the passing of Albert Joseph Travaline. He passed away peacefully at the New Waterford Con. Hospital on Sat, May 13, 2017 at the age of 96. Born on Oct. 17, 1920, he was the son of the late James and Stella (Musial) Travaline.
Albert was lifelong resident of Gardiner Mines. He operated a dairy farm for over 40 years, was an avid gardener and his favorite pastime was reading.
He is survived by his sisters Eleanor and Claudia; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his brothers Ronald and his sister Elsie.
By request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will take place in Forest Haven Memorial Garden under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, NS, 902-862-7500. Thanks to doctors Littlejohn and Lowry, the staff on the 2nd floor at the New Waterford Con. Hospital, the Cape Breton County Homemakers and the VON nurses.