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Alfred Myatt, Jr.

Alfred J. Myatt, Jr.

July 13, 1930 - March 12, 2020
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Obituary

Alfred J. Myatt, Jr., 89, passed away March 12, 2020, in his Shillington residence, surrounded by his loving family. We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Compassus who provided such wonderful Hospice care during his final months.

He was the loving husband of Dolores C. (Caltagirone) Myatt for 62 Years.
Born in Reading, he was a son of the late Alfred J., Sr. and Gertrude G. (Schlageter) Myatt.

Alfred was a 1950 graduate of Archmere Academy, Claymont, DE. He also attended Bucknell Banking School in 1966 and completed numerous courses through the American Institute of Banking which were held at Albright College.

Alfred was a U.S. Army veteran serving as a corporal during the Korean Conflict in 1952-1953.

He was employed by Meridian Bank for 38 years starting as a banker assistant before being promoted to vice-president, retiring in 1990.

Alfred was treasurer of the American Business Club; and a member of the Sertoma Club of Reading and Administrative Management Society. He also was a member of the 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus Council #7179 and served on the Board of Directors for the AAA Reading Berks for 18 years.

He was a faithful member of St John Baptist de la Salle Roman Catholic Church, Shillington. He was active serving in many capacities as a lector, choir member and leader of the 1500 club among others.

Alfred was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Jonathan J., Wyomissing and Kathleen M. (Allen) Kardoley, Exeter Township; three granddaughters: Amanda (Andrew) Higgins, Emily and Kristen Kardoley and two great-grandsons, Liam and Landon Higgins. He is also survived by three sisters: Gertrude M. Melniczek, Elizabeth A. Wells, both of Shillington and Theresa M. Bender, Ephrata and many nieces and nephews.

Alfred was predeceased by two sisters, Mary A. Gery and Anne E. Stelzpflug.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday March 17, 2020 at 10 a.m. at St John Baptist de la Salle R.C. Church, 42 Kerrick Rd, Shillington, PA 19607 with burial to follow at Gethsemane Cemetery. Family and friends may call Monday, March 16, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc., West Reading. Contributions may be made to VCOP Veterans Coalition of Pennsylvania, Berks County Office, 339 Blair Ave., Reading, PA 19601. Condolences may be expressed at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    March 16, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    March 16, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA 19611
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  • Service

    March 17, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    March 17, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. John Baptist de la Salle R.C. Church
    Address
    42 Kerrick Road
    Shillington, PA 19607
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Father Richard Clement
  • Interment

    Location
    Gethsemane Cemetery
    Address
    3139 Kutztown Road
    READING, PA 19605
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Judith Kraines

Posted at 03:34pm
My sympathies on your loss. Al’s passing is a loss for all who knew him. He was kind. He was caring. I first knew Al as our banker at American Bank on State Hill Road. It was always fun to talk with him. He was so knowledgeable. When I hear people say nasty things about bankers, I think, “What a shame they didn’t know Al.” He set the standard - not only for what a good banker should be - but for what a good person should be. We were lucky to have him in our lives.

Maria Cuccinello

Posted at 08:56am
Kathy & Allen,
Sending our deepest sympathies from afar for the loss of your beloved dad. Let your dad's memories provide you with comfort and solace during this time. You have been an inspiration with your devotion and love to him. Thoughts, love, and prayers to your beautiful family.
maria and greg cuccinello
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Conrad Vanino, Jr.

Posted at 07:25pm
So sad to read of Al's passing. He was a great co-worker at Meridian Bank, neighbor in Shillington and supporter of me over the years. Condolences to the family and friends. I will always remember him as a true gentleman and friend. RIP Al.

Conrad Vanino, Jr.
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