Alvin E. "Al" Ingalls, 91, passed away comfortably April 21, 2018, surrounded by his family. Al was born April 2, 1927, in Surry, the son of Edgar W. and Emily Hope Ingalls.

Al attended Surry Grammar School and Ellsworth High (class of 1947) taking time out to serve his country in the U.S. Army (351st Regiment, 88th Division) in WWII (1945 to 1947). He graduated from University of Maine at Orono (class of 1952) with a B.S. degree in forestry. Al was a Maine licensed forester and land surveyor. He retired in 1986 after 34 years with Great Northern Paper in Millinocket. Al was a member of the Society of American Foresters and member of the Masonic Lyconia Lodge No. 40 A.F. & A.M. of Ellsworth.

While in college (1950), Al married his first wife, Jean Marie Ingalls. Together they raised their four children. Jean passed away in 1981 after a long illness. He later married Doris (Drew) Ingalls in 1983.

In addition to his parents and first wife, Al was predeceased by stepsons Michael and Jerry Drew.

Al is survived by his wife Doris; and his sisters, Charlotte Eastman and Joy Small. Al is also survived by his children, Jeff and Melissa Ingalls, Cheryl Dunham, Peter and Louise Ingalls, and Scott and Lina Marie Ingalls; and stepsons Robert, Timothy, Theodore, Christopher, and Francis Drew. Alvin’s grandchildren include Rebecca, Amanda, Ronald, Nicholas, Christine, Shawna, Brent, Garrett, Michele, Justin, Derek, Brandon and Brittany; and 25 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 25, at the Hampden-Gilpatrick Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 45 Western Ave., Hampden. The Rite of Committal will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Village Cemetery, Surry. Gifts in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. Condolences to the family may be expressed at brookingssmith.com.