Albert Brigas had been an worker at Renown Auto Restoration in San Antonio for 13 years.
The 69-year-old has been a mechanic his whole life nevertheless, working as an plane mechanic within the Air Drive, the place he additionally served within the Vietnam Struggle.
This previous September, Brigas informed his longtime boss Rudy Quinones that he deliberate on retiring this upcoming February, after lastly paying off his mortgage. Quinones stated he didn’t need Brigas to attend that lengthy, so he went alongside and paid the $5,000 mortgage off himself. Quinones informed GMA, Albert is a humble particular person, extraordinarily hardworking, would give the shirt off his again to anybody. His household was very near our hearts and the truth that he gave us so many loyal years of service, he’d come to work sick, he by no means got here in late, he’s simply a type of guys that had a lot pleasure in what he did.”
Brigas is now one week into retirement, and appears ahead to spending extra time together with his two grandchildren. Quinones hopes his good deed conjures up managers to offer again to workers who put “a lot coronary heart into their work,” he stated.
Through Good Morning America