Albert (Al) Otto Laurer

Age 89 of Woodbury

On September 2, 2021, age 89, of Woodbury, NJ, formerly of West Deptford, NJ,  Portland, OR, and Almonesson, NJ; Beloved husband of the late Ellen Laurer (née Kennedy) for 63 years; Devoted father of Ted (Laurie) Laurer of Portland, OR, Albert D. Laurer of Portland, OR, Scott (Kim) Laurer of Vienna, VA, Heidi (Ron) Giordano of Moorestown, NJ, Heather (Jesse) Casares of West Deptford, NJ, Matthew (Alysia) Laurer of West Linn, OR, and Maria (Terry) Herr of Berwyn, PA; Cherished grandfather of Emma, Stephen, Julia, Ada, Tyson, Ethan, Elle, Ava, Matilda, Amelia, and Olivia.

Born in Kansas City, MO, Al was the adored only child of Otto Laurer and Emma Laurer (née Volz), who both emigrated from Sindelfingen, Germany in 1923. He moved to New Jersey as a young boy and graduated from Merchantville High School. He proudly served for four years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War Era. Al spent most of his career with the General Electric Company, working in its Aerospace Division. He enjoyed fishing, football, and yardwork, but was happiest while spending time with his family.

Services for Al will be held privately. Memorial donations may be made to the Fisher House Foundation  (