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Henry W. Muckel Jr.


Henry W. "Sonny" Muckel Jr., 75, of Hamburg, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013 at Berks Heim Nursing Home. He was the loving husband of Barbara A. (Saul) Muckel. The couple celebrated their 53rd year of marriage June 28, 2013.
Born in Brecknock Twp on February 19, 1938, he was a son of the late Henry J., Sr. and Annie B. (Reich) Muckel.

Sonny was the owner and operator of Henry Muckel & Son Trucking and enjoyed many years of being self-employed. He last worked for Conestoga Foundry and Supply in Hamburg. He was an avid hunter and fisher.

In addition to his wife, Barbara, Sonny is survived by three children, Margaret "Mickie" Deppen and her husband, Steven, of Little Valley, NY; William "Bill" Muckel and his companion, Caroline Trotter, of Hamburg; and Jessica "Jessie" Heverling and her husband, Wayne, of Hamburg. Also surviving are six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ella Sensenig and her husband, Eugene, of Stevens. Sonny was predeceased by two sisters, Helen Muckel and Lily Mumma.

A graveside service will be held for Sonny on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Berks County Memorial Gardens, 201 Evansville Rd., Fleetwood. Family and friends are requested to meet in the cemetery entrance by 1:45 p.m. Theo C. Auman Funeral Home, 247 Penn St., Reading, is entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Berks Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Rd. Birdsboro, PA 19508.

Sonny's online guest book may be signed at www.theocauman.com.
Published in www.pottsmerc.com on July 12, 2013
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