Passed away peacefully with his family at his side at Carpenter Hospice, Burlington on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 after a long struggle with ALS at age 68 years. Al was the beloved husband of Marty Bruins for 47 years. Proud father and grandfather of Bryan (Kim) and their children Evan, Alayna, and Josiah; Kevin (Betty) and their children Hanna, Ty, Olyvia, Naomi, and Mav; Robert (Nancy) and their children Matthew and Heidi; and David (Esther) and their children Neuman and Edie. Al and Marty were longtime residence of Millgrove before moving to Burlington last month. Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Private interment at Millgrove Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held at BURLINGTON ALLIANCE CHURCH, 4457 New St., Burlington on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 2 p.m. The family would like to thank the staff of Dr. Turnbul and Dr. Cross, the ALS clinic and the support he received from the PSW’s Nujuma, Julianna and Holly. Donations to the Carpenter Hospice or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.