Alma C. McGinnis, sister to Chesterton resident Luella DeWulf, died in
Lewiston, Maine, on February 12, 2012, at the age of 81, after a long
She was born July 27, 1930 in Caribou, Maine, to Michael and Marie McInnis.
She married Leo Albert in 1947, with whom she had six children and lived in
Germany, Africa, Pennsylvania, and Augusta, Maine.
She is survived by her children Leo Albert, Jr. of Bangor, Me., Sharon
Mallar of Sanford, Me., Theresa Scott of Indianapolis, Ind., Mary Jackson of
Winthrop, Me., Louella Madden of Leesburg, Fla. and John Albert, of Cornish,
Me.; her sister Luella DeWulf of Chesterton, eleven grandchildren; ten
great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded by her father Michael, mother Marie and step-father Kermit
Elliot and brother Richard McInnis of Las Vegas, Nev.
She attended Cornish and Kezar Falls schools and helped with the family
business, Apple Acres Farms.
Once her children were grown she attended St. Mary’s College in South Bend,
Ind., graduating in three years with a B.A. in Theology. Prior to her
attendance at St. Mary’s Alma lived in Chesterton with her sister, where she
made many friends and attended St. Patrick Catholic Church.
She worked at Seton Hospital in Waterville, Maine as a substance abuse
counselor specializing in women’s issues.
Alma adored her grandchildren and looked forward to spending time with them.
She enjoyed games and reminiscing with her children, nieces and nephews.
She was buried near her parents at Riverside Cemetery in Cornish. According
to her wishes there were no services.