IRVINE Albert Houston, (Albie) passed away peacefully on May 1, 2017 at Rosebank Hospital, Ashburton. Dearly loved and cherished husband of Barbara for almost 62 years. Dearly loved and respected father and father in law of Roger and Barbara, (Geraldine) Jennifer Baylis, (Oamaru) and Nicola Anderson, (Rangiora) Barry Baylis, and Hamish Anderson. Special Grandfather to Geoff and Matt Irvine, Jason and Holly Baylis, Guy, Todd, Max and Jessica Anderson and loved great Grandfather of Cayden, Tayah and Beau Dungey. Messages to Irvine Family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Special thanks to Rosebank Hospital, Ashburton Hospital wards 1 and 6 and the Park Street Day Centre for all their care. Donations in remembrance of Albert would be appreciated and can be made to the Ashburton Cancer Society. A private funeral for Albert will be held.