Albert William Mann
Albert William Mann (nee Semanchik), 76, a resident of Cape Coral, FL., since 2010, formerly of Union Co., NJ, passed away at his home in Cape Coral on Friday, February 12, 2021. He was born June 30, 1944 in Passaic, NJ. to William and Nina Semanchik now deceased.
Albert was of the Catholic faith. He was a 1962 graduate of Garfield High School where he captained the 1961 football team that captured shares of both the Passaic Valley Conference and the North Jersey Group 4 crowns. Albert was selected to the PVC First Team in both 1960 and 1961 and was also a weight man on the track team that won back-to-back league crowns those same two years. He received a scholarship to William & Mary College. Albert was inducted to the Athletic Hall of Fame on April 25th, 1987.
Albert was stationed in Korea from 1971 to 1974 as a Sergeant in the United States Army and was Honorably Discharged. He lived a full and interesting life where he was a prominent business owner of the Beach House in Montauk, NY. After leaving Montauk, he settled down in Berkeley Heights, NJ with his two children where many referred to him as the “chicken man.”
He is survived by his son David Mann of St. Petersburg, FL; daughter, Samantha Phillips (Jacob) of McKinleyville, CA; sister, Margaret Messina (Alphonse) of Garfield, NJ; one grandson that’s on the way; as well as a large and loving extended family.
No formal services are planned at this time. His wishes were to have his life celebrated by his children and his ashes scattered amongst the earth.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Albert William Mann can be made to the Fisher House Foundation, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway #410, Rockville, MD 20852.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.