Alfred J. “Al” Kritzberger, 79, of 8569 Courtney Hollow Rd, West Clarksville, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home of natural causes after a brief illness.
Born on December 12, 1940, in Courtdale, Pennsylvania, he was a son of George C. and Jenny E. Honeywell Kritzberger. On September 21, 1963, in the Calvary Baptist Church, Bristol, PA he married his wife of 56 years the former Doris L. Mason, who survives.
Al was a graduate of Neshaminy High School Class of 1959. He then received his associates degree in Architectural Drafting from the Philadelphia Technical Institute. He was a proud member of the Army National Reserves from July 3, 1962 until his retirement on December 14, 2000.
He had been employed for many years as a Draftsman along with Building Superintendent for Sears, Roebuck and Company. He then worked for Lancaster Bible College where he was head of maintenance. Prior to retirement, he worked for Lin Good & Sons HVAC and Portville Central School as a bus aid.
He was always actively involved in various churches throughout his life, the last being West Clarksville Baptist Church.
In his younger years he enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, wood working and anything involving nature.
Surviving in addition to his wife Doris are his children, Alfred (Louise) Kritzberger, Jr. of Phoenixville, PA, Sally (Mark) Bossert of Bolivar and Kevin (Sharon) Kritzberger of Effort, PA; his grandchildren, Lindsey, Jonathan, Ellen, Melina, and Alyssa;
a brother, Howard (Martha) Kritzberger of Levittown, PA; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by two brothers, George Kritzberger and Donald Kritzberger; and a sister Bernice Lutes.
Due to the unprecedented circumstances related to the ongoing pandemic there will be no services at this time. A Memorial Service is being planned for the future and will be announced when gatherings are able to be held.
Memorials may be made to the West Clarksville Baptist Church, 9003 Daggett Hollow Road, Bolivar, NY 14715.
Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.