Timothy S. Beckel
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Timothy S. Beckel, 71 of Whitehall, PA passed away Friday February 15, 2013 at the Phoebe Home Ministries, Allentown, PA. He was the husband of Theresa (Horwith) Beckel and they would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 15, 2013. He was the son of the late Ralph L., Jr. and Miriam S. (Troxell) Beckel. Timothy worked for Horwith Trucking Co. for 20 years before retiring in 2008. He previously worked for J.C. Ehrlich as a Sales Representative and in the accounting department at the former Bethlehem Steel Corp. He is a 1959 graduate of Allen High School. Over a span of 20 years, his military service included active duty in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam era, the U.S. Air Force Reserves and the U.S. Army Reserves. He retired from military service at an achieved rank of Msgt. He was a member of VFW Post #7293 Egypt, American Legion Post #242 Quakertown. He was a toy train enthusiast who enjoyed sharing his interests with the family. Survivors: Wife; son, Timothy W. and wife Rochelle of Schnecksville; grandson, Graham Paul; son-in-law, Mark Paul of Northampton; sister, Ms. Susan Beckel of Allentown; nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his daughter, Cheryl Ann (Beckel) Paul. Services: 11 a.m., Wednesday, Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, PA 18067. Call, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday in funeral home. Interment w/Military Honors, Garden of Peace Cemetery, Fullerton, Whitehall Township. Online condolences: www.schislerfuneralhomes.com. Contributions:
, LV Unit, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, PA 18107.
Published in Morning Call from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2013