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August 16, 2023

Albert Gerald Branscombe of Tiverton, died peacefully at home, with family by his side, Aug. 16, 2023, at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Sheila Branscombe (nee Foster). Loved father of James (Sarah), Leigh (Barbara), and Melanie. Proud grandpa of Liam, Samuel, Dylan, Connor, and Kathryn Branscombe, Jordan and Sam Wildman, and Colby Laxson. Fondly remembered by John and Jean Hebert, their daughters, Louise and Dawn, and their families in England. Predeceased by his parents, George and Nellie Branscombe; in-laws, Delancey and Hope Foster; infant son, Brian Michael Branscombe; and granddaughter, Jessica Laxson. Albert came to Douglas Point in September of 1968, retiring from the Bruce B generating station in 2001. But his career and education as a nuclear operator were only a small part of who he was. He was creative, smart, strong and a “doer.” All his life, he had some type of business on the side, to keep him busy. He owned and operated Sound System 70 for approximately 25 years, keeping the music turning in Bruce County. Albert owned an antique 1978 GMC motor home for which he invented and patented a parking brake kit. He made and sold these kits all over the United States. This busy man enjoyed tinkering in his basement, and the company of his family and friends. He will be remembered by his community and all those who knew him. Following Albert’s request, cremation has taken place, with private family arrangements at a later date. Final resting place, Argyle Cemetery, Argyle, New Brunswick. Memorial donations to the Huron Shores Hospice or Canadian Cancer Society, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial online at