Albert W. Perkins
Albert W. Perkins
  • August 11, 1921 - August 28, 2017
  • San Diego, California

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Albert W. Perkins

August 11,1921 - August 28, 2017

Al Perkins, long-time resident of San Diego, passed away on Monday, August 28, at the age of 96. Al was born in Bath, New Brunswick, Canada, on August 11, 1921, to Dr. Russell and Grace Perkins. He married Jean Gorman in 1949 and they were married for over 68 years.

Al enjoyed a 43-year career as an aeronautical engineer with American Airlines and Lockheed Aircraft Company, from which he retired in 1985, when Al and Jean moved to San Diego.

Al is survived by his wife, Jean, his daughter, Peggy Wollmershauser (Mark) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, daughter Patty Perkins of Alhambra, CA, and sister Peggy Hutton of Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as 2 grand children, and 2 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the caring staff of Elmcroft Point Loma Assisted Living for their support of Al and the whole family.

A Memorial Mass to celebrate the life of Al Perkins will be held on Saturday, September 9, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 4776 Saratoga Ave. Ocean Beach, CA.

To honor Al's memory, a contribution to Special Olympics ( or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church ( would be appreciated by the family.