Paul William Ettel
January 16, 1924 – June 3, 2019
Paul W. Ettel, 95, of Muhlenberg Township passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Maidencreek Place.
He was predeceased by his wife of 69 years June I. (Wayne) Ettel on November 23, 2018.
Born in Ontelaunee Township, he was a son of the late George and Bessie (Hummel) Ettel.
He was employed as a stockroom clerk for Met-Ed/Titus Station for 38 years retiring in 1989. He previously enjoyed working on the family farm in Leesport.
He was a faithful member of Zion-Spies Evangelical Reformed Church, Alsace Township. An avid hunter and fisherman, he held memberships in both the Perry Township Game Association and the White Deer Gun Club. He was a former Scout Master at Hope Lutheran Church Reading. He was also a member of the Berks Reading Basketball Association and the Goodwill Beneficial Association, Hyde Park. He was a member of the Met-Ed Retirees of Berks County and also the Met-Ed/Titus Station Retirees Breakfast Club.
He is survived by his daughters, Sharon J., wife of Randall Hummel of Maidencreek Township, Linda L., wife of Carl Stephan, Jr. of Alsace Township and Cathy A., widow of Ricardo Wolf of Laureldale. He is also survived by a daughter-in-law Jennifer Ettel of Gibraltar. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sons Gary P. Ettel and Craig W. Ettel.
Services will be held in Auman’s, Inc. Funeral Home, 390 W. Neversink Road, Reading, Pa. (Exeter Township) on Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm. Friends and family may view on Friday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Interment will be private in St. John’s (Gernants) Cemetery, Leesport.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Zion-Spies E.C. Church, 318 Spies Church Road, Reading, Pa. 19606.
- June I. (Wayne) Ettel, Wife
- Sharon J. Hummel, Daughter
- Linda L. Stephan, Daughter
- Cathy A. Wolf, Daughter
- Randall Hummel, Son-in-law
- Carl Stephan, Jr., Son-in-law
- Jennifer Ettel, Daughter-in-law
- Gary P. Ettel, Son
- Craig W. Ettel, Son
- Ricardo Wolf, Son-in-law
- Henry Ettel, Brother
- Paul is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Zion-Spies Evangelical Lutheran Church
318 Spies Church Road, Reading, Pennsylvania 19606
- Viewing Friday, June 7, 2019
- Funeral Service Friday, June 7, 2019
Paul William Ettel
June 5, 2019
Paul was one of my favorite uncles.He will be deeply missed by my family and everyone that ever crossed paths with him .His smile and words of wisdom will be in my memory forever.Rest In Peace .