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Alva Pantall

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Alva Pantall

Millville - Alva Patrick Pantall, "Duke", age 69, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at his home. Born in Annapolis, MD he was the son of the late William and Mary Keough Pantall. He is survived by his wife Pamela Symons Pantall, and children Robert W. Pantall of Stevensville, MD, and G. Scott Pantall of Ocean City. There is one granddaughter, Katlyn Eure. Also surviving are two brothers: Thomas Johnson and his wife Brenda of FL, and David Pantall of NY, and two sisters, Patricia Rector and her husband Randy of ID and Patricia Gier and her husband Scott of HI, and sister-in-law Sandra Pantall of MD. Preceding him in death was a brother William J. Pantall and sister Mary Eskins.

Mr. Pantall was a graduate of Southern High School of Lothian, MD, where he played football and wrestling. He worked for twenty years for Katcef Bros., Inc., in Annapolis, MD selling and delivering Anheuser Busch products. After "retiring" from Katcef's, he became a builder of homes and then a truck driver delivering pharmaceuticals to hospitals and doctors.

From the age of 21, Pantall was active in the Elks Lodge, volunteering in the Lodge and coaching football and lacrosse to the youth at the Elks, Annapolis Crusaders and Rolling Knolls Lions. He loved working with youth. He has been a member in the Annapolis, Kent Island and Ocean City Elks Lodges. He was a loving husband, father, uncle, cousin, best friend, and mentor.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 2nd at 3:00 PM, at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin, MD. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Pastor Andy Ehlers will officiate. A donation in his memory may be made to: the Elks National Foundation. Letters of condolence may be sent via:
Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 31, 2019
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