Gene McGonagle, President

Owner, Ambler Flower & Gift Baskets

Richard E. Myers, Vice President

Funeral Director

Richard E. Myers joined the Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home in 1996 after graduating from Northampton County Community College with a degree in Mortuary Service. He was raised in Fort Washington and is a graduate of Upper Dublin High School. Richard is an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Ambler where he serves as both a deacon and the church sexton. He also is an active member of the Rotary Club of Ambler, Ambler Main Street, and the Kiwanis Club of Ambler. Richard serves on the annual Kiwanis Carnival and Fireworks Committee and is responsible for the annual carnival and fireworks that has been held for more than three decades. He also serves as a Fire Policeman with the Fort Washington Fire Company and is a past member of the Wissahickon Fire Company. Richard is also affiliated with the National Funeral Directors Association, Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association, and Montgomery County Funeral Directors Association. Richard is married to Susan, a middle-school teacher in the Upper Dublin School District. Together they have four children: Nicholas, Jack, Ashley, and Thomas.

Larry Comunale, Secretary


After four decades of public service Larry is now retired. He was Lower Gwynedd’s manager from August 1997 to 2016, and before that had held similar manager roles in Newtown Square (1986 to ’97), East Stroudsburg (1979 to ’86) and Boyertown starting in 1973.