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At age 93, Albert passed peacefully at his home on February 26, 2021. He was born on June 28, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Henry and Julia (Yonauskis) Kreyl. In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by his son John Joseph Kreyl and his brothers, Joseph and Henry Kreyl. Survived by his wife of 70 years, Florence (Mahan) Kreyl and children; Eric (Barbara) Kreyl of Chambersburg, PA, Beverly (Joe) Ostroski of Cromwell, CT, Theresa (Alan) Nason of Holland, MA, and Tom (Jennifer) Kreyl of Katy, TX; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren, several nieces & nephews.
Albert studied architecture at Brooklyn Technical High School. After graduation he served in the U.S. Navy during the end of World War II. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Navy, Albert attended Oklahoma A&M University (later renamed Oklahoma State University) where he met his future wife, Florence while they both studied architecture. After they both graduated in 1951, the young couple moved to New York City. Albert worked for various architectural firms in New York City and in 1967 passed the difficult examination to become a Registered Architect in the state of New York. From 1970 to 1977 he was the partner in charge of architectural work for Longo and Kreyl, Engineers – Architects in Freeport New York. Later he was a Senior Building Construction Engineer for the State of New York. Albert’s territory while working for the State covered a large section of upstate New York and the family relocated to Livonia in 1979. He retired in 1995.
Albert was proud of the various buildings he designed including a church, rectory, school and restaurant. Albert enjoyed gardening and making wine. He was a talented artist and musician. He painted renderings of several buildings he designed. Albert enjoyed working in watercolor and pastels. He played the recorder, piano and guitar.
At this time no formal funeral services will be held. Interment will take place in the future at the Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. Memorial contributions may be made in Albert’s memory to Livingston County Hospice, 2 Murray Hill Drive, Mt. Morris, NY 14510. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com