Amherst Magazine
Deacon Albert P. Bergeron '44

Al died on September 17, 2006.  A graduate of Amherst in 1946, he became a diplomatic courier in the American Foreign Service of the US State Department.  He resigned in 1951 to attend Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, from which he received a degree in 1952.  He then served as a reporter and editor until he became a deacon in the Catholic church, where he was highly regarded, particularly for his work in involving parishioners.

—Bill Hart ’44

 

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