OVERLAND, Albert Gabriel


Peacefully on September 6, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer at the Sault Area Hospital, at the age of 66.

Albert was born April 10, 1953, in Sault Ste. Marie, to Valeda and Raymond Overland.  He is survived by his daughter Kimberly (Erick) Malaske of Colorado, his mother Valeda Overland of Goulais River, sister Carol (Bob) Tooley of Florida, sister Patty (Wayne) Maclean of Goulais River, brother Tim (Rhonda) Overland of Goulais River, sister Holly Mahn and brother James (Tammy) Overland of Goulais River. Albert was predeceased in death by his son, Christopher Overland, father Raymond Overland, sister, Valerie DeMolen and brother in law, Michael Mahn. Grandpa Albert also cherished time spent with his four grandchildren Emilee, Madelyn, Adrian and Alecia.

He was known for his hard work ethic as a heavy equipment mechanic at Algoma Steel for 30 years.  In his spare time loved hunting, fishing, and doing anything outdoors.

A special Thank you to the staff at the Sault Area Hospital who cared for him.

A Celebration of Life will be held at O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (215 St. James St.) on Wednesday September 18, 2019 from 4-6pm, and a burial ceremony will be held at the Goulais River Cemetery on Thursday September 19, 2019 at 10:00am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sault Area Hospital Cancer Clinic.