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Mervin D. Mitzel Sr.

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Mervin D. Mitzel, Sr.

York - Mervin D. "Mitz" "Sonny" Mitzel, Sr., 83, entered into rest on Thursday June 7, 2018 at his residence. He was the husband of the late Patricia E. (Smeltzer) Mitzel.

He was born December 17, 1934 in Cross Roads. The son of the late Preston Shaul and Dorothy (Mitzel) Laird.

Mervin worked as a painter and project supervisor for many years at R and E Painting Company. He was a member of Arlington Evangelical Church.

The viewing will be 1-2 p.m. Friday at Arlington Evangelical Church, 585 Lombard St., Red Lion, with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with his pastor the Rev. Sterling Trimmer officiating. Burial will be in Christ Chapel Cemetery. The John W. Keffer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 902 Mt. Rose Ave., York, is assisting with arrangements.

He is survived by three children, Dottie Emenheiser and husband, Denny of York, Mervin Mitzel, Jr. and wife, Jane of York, Kristy Berkheimer and husband, Tom of York; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great granddaughter; three siblings, James Laird of Felton, Terry Laird of Spring Grove and Patricia Howell of Dallastown; a companion, Alicia Hirt of York. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lana Kohler.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the , 924N Colonial Ave., York, PA 17403.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on June 13, 2018
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