Alfred E. Kress
October 23, 1928 - January 10, 2022
Service: Mass of Christian Burial in our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, St. Sebastian Church, Friday 10:30 a.m.
Alfred E. Kress of Ross Township
Age 93. On Monday January 10, 2022, Al passed peacefully in the arms of his beloved wife of 71 years, Theresa. Al was preceded in death by his sons Fred and Dale. He leaves behind daughters Susan (Ralph) Dankmyer and Linda (Randy) Greely. He was Papa to seven Grandkids, Fred (Michelle) Kress, Paul (Nicole) Kress, Julie (Ryan) Meyer, Heather Fritz, Dale (Samantha) Dankmyer, Sean (Ashley) Miller, Robin (Bob) Meade. Great Grandfather (Papa) to eleven Great Grandkids, Shelby, Scarlett & Savannah Kress, Preston & Hudson Kress, Jacob, Nathan, Noah & Courtney Fritz, Marli & Evie Dankmyer. Al is also survived by many nieces & nephews, especially Joyce Brown who was his Guardian Angel. He also leaves behind best friends to him & Tess for many years, Tom & Carol Ferguson. Al worked for Allis-Chalmers for many years before becoming Head of Building & Grounds for the then North Hills Special Purpose Schools including Middle Road School, Cumberland School & Beattie Technical School. The job he enjoyed the most was working for over 30 years with his late sons Fred and Dale and later Grandsons. Fred and Paul at Kress Service Center in Etna where they made many good lifelong friends.
The immediate family will have a private viewing Friday Morning January 14, 2022 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, St. Sebastian Church, at 10:30 for anyone that would like to attend. Burial will be private. The family asks in lieu of flowers or plants to please make a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Al’s name stjude.org. Arrangements by Devlin Funeral Home Inc.