Bradley A. Ketrow

ELLIOTTSBURG Bradley A. Ketrow, 65, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012 from injuries received in a motorcycle accident. Brad was born November 12, 1946, in Harrisburg to the late George Ketrow and Carolyn (McCombs) Ketrow Duke of Dillsburg. He was retired with 37 years of service from E. L. Heim Electric Company, Harrisburg, and self employed owner of Brad's Welding for the past 10 years. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 143, Harrisburg; Loyal Order of Moose 925, Millerstown; Enola Sportman's Association; Overview Anglers, Marysville and the National Rifle Association. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed NASCAR and football. Surviving are his wife Helen L. (Smith) Miller Ketrow, two daughters, Christine Apolloonio and her husband, Jim of Lemoyne, Kelly M. Forlizzi and her husband, Jimmy of Elliottsburg and a grandson, Nicholas C. Litrenta of Mechanicsburg. A Celebration of Brad's life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday in the Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, 70 Limestone Ridge Road, Elliottsburg, Pa. 17024 with the Rev. Miriam L. Nicholson officiating. Visitation will be from Noon to the time of service Friday in the church. A time of fellowship will follow the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial contributions be made to The NRA Foundation, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA. 22030; or Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Bureau of Administration, P.O. BOX 67000, Harrisburg, Pa. 17106-7000; or Hospice of Central PA., Carolyn Croxton Slane Residence, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110. Arrangements are being handled by the Nickel Funeral Home, 3626 Shermans Valley Road, Loysville, Pa. 17047.

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Oct. 9, 2012