Date of BirthJuly 17, 1935

Gerald Tiehel Obituary

Date of BirthJuly 17, 1935

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Date of DeathNovember 02, 2016

Gerald Tiehel Obituary

from Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

Gerald R. TiehelJuly 17, 1935 - November 2, 2016Spring GroveGerald Ronald Tiehel, age 81, passed away on November 2, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Rosalie Anne (Weaver) Tiehel; together they shared over 59 years of marriage. Gerald was born on July 17, 1935 in Hanover and was the son of the late Earl W. and Elsie Mae (Sanders) Tiehel. He graduated from York Catholic High School class of 1953. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged. He worked as an electrician for many years before retiring. He was an avid Washington Redskins fan and New York Yankees fan. In his younger years he enjoyed baseball, softball, and bowling and more recently he enjoyed bowling in the senior league with his wife. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Spring Grove.In addition to his wife, Gerald is survived by his sons, Thomas W. Tiehel of Bluffton, S.C., Stephen M. Tiehel of Spring Grove, Andrew A. Tiehel and wife, Carol of Spring Grove, and Daniel P. Tiehel of West York; his daughter, Robin E. Gobrecht and husband, Michael of Spring Grove; his grandchildren, Valerie, Michael, Nicole, Brock, and Drew; and his great-grandchildren, Sydney, Cameron, Zachary, and Aria. He is also survived by his sister, Carole Brady and husband, Michael of Greenville, N.C.The family would like the thank everyone for all of their help, prayers, and support throughout Gerald's illness. Following cremation, a memorial mass in celebration of his life will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 146 N, Main St., Spring Grove. Interment will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery. Family services are under the direction of Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., of Spring Grove.In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1031 Sprenkle Rd., Spring Grove PA 17362 www.beckfunerals.com

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