Albert Hartenstein, Jr.

Obituary of Albert H. Hartenstein, Jr.

Albert H. Hartenstein, Jr., 92, of Glastonbury, husband of the late Barbara (Ames) Hartenstein, died Thursday June 11, 2020 at Davis Place, in Danielson, CT. Born December 18, 1927 in Rockville, son of the late Albert H., Sr. and Mary (Bosely) Hartenstein, he was a longtime resident of Glastonbury. Al was a US Army veteran and enjoyed sharing many stories of his time served in the Philippines. Music was a big part of his life. As a teenager he sang in the church choir, was a member of the Rockville High School Glee Club, and participated in CT All-State Chorus. Al formed a band playing both the piano and saxophone. He sang in the Nayaug male chorus for many years, and the Buckingham Church choir where he was a member for over 60 years, as well as playing the piano and singing for the family. Throughout the years he found great joy in attending his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren’s school concerts and plays. For 35 years Al and Barbara loved vacationing in Maine at Swan Lake with family. Al is survived by his 2 daughters, Karen Hartenstein and Janet Cox, 5 grandchildren, Christine Faile, Jennifer Ledwith, Matthew LaBombard, Lisa Loki, Eric Collins, 5 great grandchildren, Hannah, Gabriella, Nathaniel, Eli, Jack and several nieces and nephews. Besides his wife he was predeceased by a brother and a sister. Graveside service will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, 10 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT. 06106 or to Buckingham Congregational Church, 16 Cricket Lane, Glastonbury, CT. 06033. For online condolences please visit

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