Peter Brandel

Peter J. Brandel

SILVER SPRING, MD: Peter J. Brandel, age 45, was taken up into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 14, 2012 at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore.

Peter was born June 27, 1967 in Paducah, KY to Marcia Ann (Fitzsimmons) Brandel and Peter John Brandel. He was graduated from Lexington High School in 1985 and attended the University of Cincinnati to study Engineering. Peter was a gifted computer scientist who worked at Hughes Network Systems for 15 years. He was highly respected for his contributions to the company.

Peter enjoyed participating in Revolutionary War re-enactments in his youth. He loved and served the Lord and was very loyal to his family. He lived by his words: "As long as I have a dime, my family's got a nickel". He blessed his loved ones, as the Lord blessed him.

Peter is survived by his parents John and Ann Brandel of Mansfield; siblings Mary Frances Brandel of Coshocton, OH, Emily Elizabeth Brandel of Chattanooga TN, and Delia Ann (James) McCubbin of Dublin, OH; nephew David William McCubbin, and faithful dog, "Lady". Peter was greatly loved by his family and will be missed by all who knew him.

The Brandel family will receive friends Friday, December 21, 2012 from 4-7 pm in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 10 am. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions to American Red Cross may be made through the funeral home.

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Published in the News Journal on Dec. 20, 2012