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Bernard “Paul” Alston Sr was born on May 28, 1954. He passed away peacefully on February 15, 2021 at t St. Peter’s Hospice Inn. Paul was the son of the late Mae Frances Hardwick Alston and Howard Anthony Alston. Paul was raised by his mother and stepfather, The late Charles Anderson in Albany NY Where he attended the Albany School District.
Paul worked many years at the Arbor hill Community Center before taking on jobs in the construction field. He worked as a handyman before he retired. Paul married Mary Alston on April 19, 1975. Paul had 5 children 16 grandchildren 7 great grandchildren who he loved dearly. Paul loved all his family; known as “Uncle Paul”a provider and protector for many of them.
Paul leaves to mourn his wife Mary “Lynn” Alston, 1 son Jermaine Alston (Jessica), 2 Daughters Tarea Alston-Giles (Jauwan) and Thembi Alston. 5 sisters Francine Cooley, Maxine Alston Dewitt, Mary Elizabeth Alston, Leslie Jean Rivenburg and Elaine Alston Burden (Larry). Also, a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, brother in laws and sister in laws and other relatives.
Paul was predeceased by his son Bernard Alston Jr; His daughter Karina Alston; 1 Granddaughter Maxine Alston, 1 great grandson, Prince Alston, 5 siblings, Howard Alston, Vincent Alston, Bernadette Alston, Herbert Alston and Ruth Alston.
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