Albert Anthony Mendence Jr.

November 8, 1931 - February 11, 2023

11/08/1931 - 02/11/2023

Past Services

Wednesday February 22, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel
12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 874-4200 | Directions
Funeral Service
Thursday February 23, 2023
11:30 am
St Jerome Catholic Church
116 Denbigh Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23608
(757) 877-5021 | Directions
Thursday February 23, 2023
1:00 pm
Peninsula Memorial Park
12750 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Virginia 23606

Albert Anthony Mendence Jr., beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather was called to rest by our Lord on February 11, 2023 at the age of 91.

Albert was preceded in death by his father Albert Anthony Mendence Sr., his mother Lucille Marino Mendence, his beloved wife Anne T. Mendence, and brothers Robert Mendence, and Donald Mendence.

Albert proudly served in the US Army for 28 years retiring as a Master Sergeant. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. During that time he was the recipient of many honorable awards.

Albert was a lifelong member of St. Jerome’s Catholic Church in Newport News, Va. where he served on the funeral committee as well as a volunteer to transport members from assisted living to church services and activities. He was a skilled carpenter and made many beautiful pieces. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a beloved dad and pops.

Albert is survived by his loving sons; Gene Boutin, Craig Boutin, and Spencer Boutin (Rene’). His grandchildren; Brianna Boutin, Marissa Boutin, Cody Boutin, Kaylin Boutin, Brandon Boutin (Charleyne), and Taylor Boutin as well as a great-granddaughter, Madilyn Boutin. He is also survived by his special lady, Teresa Gorch.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 from 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Denbigh Chapel.

Funeral mass will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 11:30 am at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church. Interment will take place at 1 pm at Peninsula Memorial Park followed by a reception for family and friends at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church.

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Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 month ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Albert Anthony Mendence Jr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Albert Anthony Mendence Jr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †