Carl G. Cassel, 89, of Palmyra passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019.
Born March 9, 1930 in Palmyra, he was a son of the late Ralph Cassel and Mary (Hostetter) Wunderlich and also preceded in death by brothers Richard E. Cassel and Harold L. Cassel. Carl was raised by his uncle Spencer Cassel and wife Kate until he joined the Marines in 1951.
Retired as manager with 42 years of service from Roy E. Miller Oil Company, he was a member of Gravel Hill United Methodist Church, Palmyra and a U. S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his wife of 68 years Irma J. (Shirk) Cassel; children Gregory A., husband of Joni Cassel, Vicki L., wife of Kevin Groft, David S. Cassel, Thomas L., husband of Lorraine Cassel and Frederick C. Cassel; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and one great great grandson.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, October 26, 2019 at his church, 131 Gravel Hill Road, Palmyra preceded by a viewing beginning at 9:00 AM. Interment, with military honors, 2:00 PM Thursday, October 31, 2019 in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gravel Hill United Methodist Church, 131 Gravel Hill Road, Palmyra, PA 17078.
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