BROOKLIN—Albert M. Bridges, 82, died Oct. 3, 2009, at his home in Brooklin. He was born July 14, 1927, at Blue Hill, the son of Elmer M. and Eulalie L. (Carter) Bridges.
He is survived by his dear wife of 61 years, Olive (Leach) Bridges; a daughter, Olive “Livy” Bridges of California; a grandson, Joshua Collins and wife, Holly, of Boston; a granddaughter, Amber and husband, John Bakeman, of Cape Rosier; two great-grandchildren, Elana and John Bakeman IV; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; by his beloved son, Albert M. Jr. in 1952; by two brothers, Elmer A. and Robert W.; by two sisters, Louise (Mrs. Warren) Chatto and Byrle (Mrs. Harry) Carter.
Albert left Brooklin High School to enlist in the U.S. Navy, serving with the Seventh Fleet in the South Pacific. After the war, he returned to Brooklin and graduated with the Class of 1947. He became a commercial fisherman for most of his life.
At his request there is no funeral. Private interment in the family lot in Sedgwick Cemetery.