Matthew J. Stitzel
Matthew, Third Generation Funeral Director, was born and raised in Berks County. He was a Lincoln Park resident for 21 years until getting married. Along with his wife, Rebecca J.(A former physical therapist assistant with St. Joseph Medical Center), Matthew also has four children: Sarah J., Jacob T., Ethan M., and Matthew. Matthew is a 1988 graduate of Holy Name High School, Rdg., 1992 Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and 1993 Simmons Institute, Syracuse, NY. Along with being a full time funeral director and father, Matthew takes an active roll in his community; he has coached Little League Baseball for Spring Township for a number of years and was an active firefighter and engineer for Spring Township and the Goodwill (Muhlenberg Township) Fire Companies. Matthew was also the past Vice-President of the Lincoln Park Lions Club, a member of St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, Whitfield, and a board member of the Berks County End-Of-Life Care Coalition.
Matt is co-owner, with his wife, Rebecca, of Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., in Reading and Oley. His father, Richard Stitzel, is the president of the company.