Albert Babb Piccard

“Al” Cecchini, 57, of 13

Towner Ave. Jamestown,

NY, passed away unexpect

edly at 11:50 p.m. Thurs

day (June 20, 2013) in

W.C.A. Hospital.

A Jamestown resident

since 1985, he was born

September 30, 1955 in

Plainfield, NJ a son of Ba

bette Kaiser Cecchini and

the late Albert L. Cecchini.

He was a 1973 graduate

of Warren Area High

School where he earned

several college credits

while in high school. From

19731975, he earned two

fouryear bachelor’s de

grees with honors from the

University of Pittsburgh

and also attended the Med

ical College of Pennsylva

nia. Al also graduated from

the University of Pennsyl

vania with three master’s

degrees and earned his

Ph.D. in Bioengineering.

Al was currently the

President and owner of Li

bera, Inc, a case manage

ment and information

management software com

pany he founded in 1987 in

Jamestown, NY. He has had

several articles published

in the Journal of Theoreti

cal Biology for which there

have been requests for

republication from all over

the world. He also was in

strumental in securing 17

patents, one of which was

sold to the Microsoft Cor

poration, and currently has

20 patents pending.

He will be remembered

as a loving, caring and de

voted Dad. He was a very

generous and kind hearted

man who had both tech

nique and talent in his

business and personal life.

He will also be remembered

as a smart, wise and very

caring boss by his Libera


Al was a gifted singer,

possessing a magnificent

tenor voice. While in col

lege he sang in the Univer

sity of Pittsburgh Men’s

Glee Club. In past years he

was a member of the Chau

tauqua Chamber Singers,

sang in the choir for the

Trinity Episcopal Church

in Warren, PA and also

sang in the Living Christ

mas Tree at First Covenant

Church. In earlier years he

was a coach for his sons in

the YMCA Basketball Pro


Surviving are his mother

of Warren, PA, a daughter

Lauren Babette Cecchini of

Boston, MA, two sons Ben

jamin Albert Cecchini of

Atlanta, GA, Adam David

Piccard Cecchini of James

town, NY, a stepdaughter

Meghan Lisa Morris of

Chicago, IL, two sincere

friends Dr. Lyndon Gritters,

Dr. Patric McPoland, his

best friend and other half

Stephanie Hobson and

members of the Libera fam

ily and associates.

He was preceded in

death by his father Albert

L. Cecchini, by his

grandparents as well as

several loving Aunts and


The funeral will be held

at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June

24, 2013, in the Lind Fun

eral Home. The Rev.

Donald E. Ray will offici

ate. Burial will be in the

Pine Grove Cemetery,

Russell, PA.

The family will receive

friends from 24 & 68 p.m.

Sunday in the funeral


Memorials may be made

to the YMCA Basketball

Program or to the James

town High School Basket

ball Boosters Club.

Al will lovingly be

remembered by all who

knew him.

You may light a candle

in remembrance of Al at