Paul C. Pickel III

August 9, 1940November 5, 2013
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Paul C. Pickel III, 73, of Harrisburg, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013 in the Lebanon VA Hospital, after a long battle with cancer. He was a retired sales manager for Stroehman’s Bakery and a U. S. Marine Corp veteran of the Cuban Missile Crisis. He attended St. Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland and was a former member of the Steelton Moose. He was a member of the Lawnton American Legion Post 998, Rutherford VFW Post 1213, AMVETS Post 286, and the Verhovay Club. He was a life member of the Enola Sportsman Club, North American Hunting Club, the Mosquito Creek Sportsman Club, Clearfield, the Snow Shoe Democratic Club, and president of the Bloom Hunting Camp, Centre Co. He is survived by his wife, Linda (Hardman) Pickel; daughter, Paula K. Shuler, husband, Thomas, of Etters; 2 sons, Steven S. Pickel, wife, Susan, of Tomball, TX and Timothy P. Pickel, wife, Barbara, of Duncannon; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 step daughters, Jill L. Ference, husband, Hubert Chapman, of Alto, GA and Amy V. Pendleton, of Atlanta, GA; stepson, Sgt. William C. Pendleton IV, wife, Debra, of Ft. Riley, KS; and sister, Margaret Wenrich, of Enola. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Alice Pickel; his first wife, Geraldine L. (Umholtz) Pickel; and his brother, Richard Pickel. Memorial Service will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, November 9, 2013 in the Neill Funeral Home, 3501 Derry St., Harrisburg. A visitation will be held 2:00 PM Saturday until the time of the service. Burial will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Rolling Green Cemetery, Camp Hill.


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Paul C. Pickel III

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November 17, 2013

to Suzie and the entire Pickel family,
with our deepest and sincerest sympathy
from your former neighbors,
Julio and jannie diodonet
May he rest in peace

November 14, 2013

Suzy, So sorry to hear about Paul. We have a lot of memories of him after lived across from him for many years. There are also a lot of hunting memories which bring a lot of smiles. Sorry we were not able to make the services. Paul & Sue Brinton

Kim Stilley

November 14, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you Suzy and his children. Paul was always a happy and loving person. He enjoyed life to every last minute. He is not out of pain and I am sure he is cooking at the hunting club in heaven. Love Your Favorite Niece, Kim

Sam Marsico

November 12, 2013

Linda and the entire Pickel family, may pleasant memories ease your sorrows. May God bless you all.

sharee pickel-smink

November 12, 2013

I love you pappy! I miss you so much already and though I'm hurting greatly I know you are still with me. Your my hero pap and I'll be stopping by the cemetery when I can with a beer for you, grandma, and I!

November 8, 2013

Suzy, We are so sorry to hear of Paul's passing. He suffered far too long and is now at peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Barry & Rickey Shatto

Sandy Weikel

November 8, 2013

Peg, we are so sorry to hear about your brother's passing. He is out of all his pain now and may he rest in peace. Our prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
The Sgrignoli Family

Lisa & Barry Withjack

November 8, 2013

Paula, our thoughts and prayers are with you in such a sad time. We are truly sorry for your loss.

Betty (Tootie) Kern

November 7, 2013

Suzie: With deepest sympathy for you and your family. I will keep you in my prayers.

Barb & Harry Egresitz

November 7, 2013

Sorry for ur Loss..from ur Legion friends