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

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

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