Mark E. Abert, 64, of Chicopee, MA passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 18, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Holyoke, MA on February 4, 1952, he was the son of the late Ernest and Claire (Couture) Abert. Mark was a proud graduate of Holyoke Catholic High School in 1970. He went on to earn his B.S. from Westfield State College in 1974.
Mark taught Science and Chemistry at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School, Holyoke Catholic and Chicopee High Schools. Mark was an active and devout communicant of St. Elizabeths Parish in Ludlow, MA. He cared deeply about the positive development of young people and was one of the longest serving Boy Scout leaders of Troop 180 in Ludlow, MA.
Mark is survived by his wife of 39 years Pauline (Myers) Abert , two sons Matthew E. Abert (Wendy) and Brian M. Abert (Jessica) and his daughter Michelle C. Abert all of Chicopee, MA. He also leaves his brother Carl Abert and his sister Anne Abert both of Chicopee, MA. Mark is also survived by his beloved grandsons Connor and Andrew and his godson Scott.
Funeral services celebrating Marks life will be Monday, June 27, 2016 at 8:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Elizabeths Parish, Hubbard St. Ludlow, MA. Burial will follow in St. Rose de Lima Cemetery, Chicopee, MA.