PETER MICHAEL, 57, of Harrisburg, formerly of Hatboro, PA and Somerset, NJ, died on July 27 at home. Peter graduated from MCCC, and had worked for McNeil Laboratories and Johnson & Johnson. Peter lived his life with courage and zest. He especially enjoyed family gatherings, and was greatly loved by his family and friends.
Peter was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Claire Abell, and by his nephew, Brian Abell. Surviving are his siblings, Barbara Sariano and husband Jack, Richard Abell and wife Maryellen, Kathleen Rinaldi and husband Robert, Mary O'Connell and husband Dan, and Timothy Abell and wife Peggy, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Funeral mass at St. Catherine Laboure Church, 4000 Derry St., Harrisburg, at 12 noon on Thursday, August 1. Visitation from 11 to 12 at the church. Burial private. Donations may be made to Grayson View, 150 Kempton Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17111, or to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Published in Philadelphia Inquirer and/or Philadelphia Daily News on July 30, 2013