OBITUARY

Leonard "Michael" L. Stuchell

December 13, 1939November 30, 2018

LEXINGTON - Leonard L. “Michael” Stuchell, 78, of Lexington, SC, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Providence Hospital. Michael was born December 13, 1939 in Green Oak, PA. He was the son of the late Hugh M. and Rose A. (Schall) Stuchel. Michael lived in Vandergrift, PA, and moved to Lexington, SC, in October 1989. He worked as a relay calibrator for Union Switch & Signal, located in Pittsburgh, PA, and in Batesburg, SC; he retired in 2004. Michael also served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1966 as a Fire Protection Specialist. In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his three sisters, Betty M. Stuchel, Ruth Painter, and Hanna Jane Kwiatkowski; and his two brothers, Robert Stuchel and William “Bill” Stuchel. Michael loved everything Pittsburgh - the Steelers and the Pirates, especially. He enjoyed gardening, playing his guitar, and cheering for the Gamecocks. He will be remembered by his wife of 42 years, Susan K. (Smith) Stuchell; his loving daughter, Lisa A. Stuchell, both of Lexington, SC, and his siblings, Dorothy Yearty of Deland, FL, Mervin W. Stuchel of Leechburg, PA, Ronald “Skip” Stuchel of Vandergrift, PA, and Darwin “Buck” Stuchel of Homer City, PA, as well as several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, 503 North Lake Drive, in Lexington. Pastor Jim Mack will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of South Carolina. Following the services, the family will receive guests at their home in Lexington. The family would like to thank the Brian Center; Amedisys Home Health; the nurses, doctors, and staff of Providence Hospital; Hospice Care of South Carolina; and all their family, colleagues, and friends who brought much needed love, comfort, and sweet tea.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, December 8, 2018
REMEMBERING

Leonard "Michael" L. Stuchell

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Wendi Stuchel kraemer

December 3, 2018

Prayers and hugs for you Aunt Sue and Lisa ... There are so many cherished memories .. I remember a picnic at grandma's we were all at . I use to love to Hide under the snowball bush . I was hiding from john boy . . uncle Mike came over climbed under the Bush and we both hid from Johnny lol he sung amazing Grace to me .. I always felt so loved when he. Would give a hug and see his smile .. He was always my favorite uncle. He had a old soul with a kind heart ... You will be sadly missed uncle Mike ..I know you and dad will be in heaven. Talking it up telling stories .please give my dad a huge hug let him know how much I love him and miss him .

Sherri Steele

December 3, 2018

Uncle Mike was the sweetest man I know. When I was a little girl he would bring me on stage with his band and sing little red riding hood to me. I felt like a movie star! He will be sadly missed. RIP uncle mike and give my dad a great big hug in heaven!

FROM THE FAMILY