Mr. Jalbert was born in Winchester, NH, lived in East Dover, VT for many years, and moved to Florida 17 years ago from Rutland, VT. He was a member of Atlantic Coast Community Church, New Smyrna Beach.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Carolyn E. Jalbert; three sons, Peter Jalbert, of Summerville, SC, Robert E. Jalbert Jr., of Colorado Springs, CO, and William Jalbert, of Rutland; two daughters, Constance Morgan, of Nantucket, MA, and Karen Valach of Proctor, VT; four brothers, Mike Hescock, Edward Hescock, Kevin Hescock, and Douglas Jalbert, all of Vermont; 11 grandchildren and one great- granddaughter.
Cremation will be by Dudley Crematory, New Smyrna Beach. A memorial service will be scheduled at Atlantic Coast Community Church at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Atlantic Coast Community Church, 1212 Conrad Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32160 or Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, ATTN: Southeast Volusia Care Center, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129.