Harold Albert Diehl, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home. He was born in Erie on August 4, 1918, son of the late Charles and Rose Fields Diehl. He was a lifelong Erie resident.
Harold attended Academy High School and enjoyed traveling. He served in World War II
, in the U.S. Coast Guard, serving in the American-European-African and Middle Eastern areas. He retired from Mayer Brothers of Erie. He was a member of Elmwood Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Wolfenden Diehl, whom he married on August 22, 1942 and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by one daughter, Marjorie Diehl Armstrong and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road on Tuesday from 12 Noon until the time of the funeral service there at 1 p.m. conducted by Rev. Harry Johns III. Interment, Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a
. Harold will be dearly missed by his family of friends and neighbors.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 13, 2014