Albert Preston Bembe
September 10, 1948- December 30, 2020
Albert Preston Bembe, 72, passed away on December 30, 2020 following a brief illness. A long-time resident of Galesville, he is survived by his wife Robin M. Bembe whom he married on April 28, 1984.
Al was born in Annapolis, Maryland and grew up on Bembe Beach Road, where he frequently helped his father with his captain’s piloting business. He graduated from Annapolis High School in 1966. Following his return from service in the U.S. Army, Al joined the Anne Arundel County Fire Department and retired after a 27-year career in January 1997. He was also a long-time member of the Galesville Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as the company treasurer for many years. Al was a lifelong muscle car enthusiast and enjoyed history and movies.
In addition to his wife, Al is survived by his siblings, Stephen Bembe (Sherry) of Annapolis and Wendy Bembe of Brooklyn; his children, Preston Bembe (Natalie) of Pasadena; Richard Bembe (Sarah) of Westminster; Michael Bembe (Erin) of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and his grandchildren Jackson and Brooke Bembe. He is also survived by his three sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law and several nieces and nephews, with whom he was especially close. Al was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Mary Bembe and by his mother-in-law, Betty D. Moreland.
There will be no service at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, P.O. Drawer 498, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 or the link below.