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Albert Shearer – Metz Mortuary

    LCDR Albert T. Shearer USN (ret)
    LCDR Albert T. Shearer USN (ret), age 91, of York, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Lincoln.

    He was born Aug. 25, 1925 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Albert and Edna (Ochs) Shearer. Albert served in the Navy from 1943 until 1966, a career which spanned 23 years. He was married to Barbara Reetz on Oct. 7, 1972 in Alameda, Calif.  He was a past member of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in York, the NRA, and the TROA. Albert loved attending classic car shows and restoring classic cars, especially Packards. He also enjoyed traveling and was an avid reader.   

    Survivors include his wife, Barbara of York; children, Thomas Shearer of Midlothian, Va., Geoffrey (Wendy) Shearer of Centreville, Va., Diane (Allen) Vysinka  of Mesquite, Nev., Roberta (Thomas) Duckwitz of St. Elmo, Ill., Robert (Carrie Simeon) Lee of York, Albert (Amber) Shearer of York, Timothy Shearer of York and Allison Shearer of York. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceding Albert in death were his parents and a brother, Bruce.

    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at the Metz Chapel in York. Graveside services with full military honors will be held in the Omaha National Cemetery in Omaha. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary with the family greeting friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.  ​

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