Monday, October 20, 2014
Albert Kondi Passes Away.
SOUTH ROYALTON - Albert J. Kondi, 79, of South Royalton and Davidsonville, Maryland, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
He was born Nov. 19, 1934, in Budapest, Hungary, the son of Stephen and Alice (Pogany) Kondi, and moved to Norwalk, Connecticut, at the age of one.
He had a lifetime military career, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and beyond, and retired as a full colonel.
Mr. Kondi graduated from Norwich University. He taught biology at Randolph Union High School and was a physics professor at Vermont Technical College where he helped start the college radio station and was advisor for the Radio Control Club and Archery Club.
He then returned to active duty with the U.S. Army at the Pentagon, where he was involved with computer security.
He attended Bethany Church in Randolph, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodcarving and making snow sculptures.
Survivors include his wife, Golda Guthrie-Kondi, of South Royalton, whom he married in September 1982; three children, Stephen Kondi, of South Royalton, David Kondi, of Canaan, New Hampshire, and Barbara Montgomery of Randolph; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Kondi was predeceased by his first wife, Margaret Jane Miller, whom he married Nov. 19, 1956.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the United Church of Bethel where calling hours will begin at 12:30 p.m. prior to the service.
Private burial will be in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.
Memorial contributions may be made to Norwich University, Northfield, VT 05663.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Day Funeral Home in Randolph. For online condolences, visit www.dayfunerals.com.