- August 31, 1926 - September 17, 2016
- Needham, Massachusetts
of Albert's Passing
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“I have many fond memories of Mr. Lazuk in Falmouth. Wonderful warm and fun family man. His eyes were the window to his loving heart. My thoughts are...Read More »
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“Dear neighbors - thinking of you all. Al was one of Dad's great Bridge Street friends. Thoughts and prayers to you all.
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“Dear Christine and FamilyI am so sorry to hear of your dad's passingI am so glad i had the opportunity to meet and chat with him while in Falmouththe...Read More »
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Albert V. Lazuk passed away at home, surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 17th at age 90. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Sophia and Vincent Lazuk. Mr. Lazuk was a World War II, US Navy Veteran. He graduated with a BSEE and MSEE from Northeastern University and Harvard University, member of Tau Beta Pi, National Honor Engineering Society. He was a design engineer at IBM Research Laboratories, Engineering Scientist at RCA Aerospace Systems and a senior staff member at Mitre Corp. (Federal Contract Research Center). Al was a senior Life Member of the Institute of Electronic Engineers, member of the American Rocket Society and the Institute of Aeronautic and Astronautics Association. Al was a founding Treasurer of The Acapesket Improvement Association as well as a former member of its Board of Directors. He was a NEA AAU swimming official for many years when his children were competitive swimmers. Al enjoyed jetty swims and walks along the seashore, gardening, photography, and "do-it- yourself" projects, especially in Falmouth with his family and dog "Raz". He was a devout Catholic and attended St. Bartholomew's and St. Joseph's parishes for 59 years. Al will be remembered for his devotion and love of his family, gift of gab, insatiable desire to learn and his ability to fix just about everything, but mostly his generous heart. He was the husband of Priscilla N.E.(Olsson) Lazuk for 66 years. Devoted father of Christine Viens and her husband Richard of Quincy and son Mark A. Lazuk of Needham and grandfather of Marissa Viens of Quincy. He is also survived by his sister Leonore Burke and her husband Edward, as well as many nieces and nephews. A Graveside service with Military Honors will be held at the Washington Street Cemetery (across from St. Helen's Church) in Norwell on Saturday, September 24th at 11:00AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers and to honor Al, the family asks everyone to perform random acts of kindness in his memory. Contributions in Al's memory may be made to the Catholic Relief Services, 228 W. Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-3413 or to St. Francis House, 39 Boylston St, Boston MA 02116.