Albert Munson

Albert E. Munson, 88, of Morgantown, passed away at his home on Saturday, April 16, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born on March 12, 1934, to June and Ray Munson in Williamsport, Pa., and he graduated from North Collins High School.

Al began his medical training in the military and received his Ph.D. from the Medical College of Virginia in 1970. Throughout his career in research, Al was committed to “good science” and instilled that commitment in his students, fellow researchers and daughters.

Al was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Jean Meade; daughters, Laurie and Kris; grandchildren, Miranda, Kira and Owen; and siblings, Marie, Grace, Beulah, Richard and June, along with many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Al was preceded in death by his brothers, Ben, Paul, Philip and Carl; and sisters, (Helen) Irene, Esther and Rhea.

A former athlete recruited by the Brooklyn Dodgers, Al enjoyed watching all sports, specifically cheering on the West Virginia University Mountaineers. Known for his humility, kindness and compassion, he was devoted to improving the lives of others. His legacy will continue on in the many lives of the people he has touched.

A memorial will take place at the Marienthal Inn, in Eden, N.Y., at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022. The family is requesting that attendees be vaccinated and wear masks per Al’s wishes. A celebration of his life will also be held in Morgantown with details to be announced later.

Al was dedicated to the Hearts of Gold Service Dog Training Program and their work with Veterans. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hearts of Gold,

Hastings Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.