In memory of
Florence A. Erbel
In memory of
Florence A. Erbel
Florence A. Erbel, 89, of Swatara Township, passed away at the Jewish Home on July 29, 2020. Florence was born on December 4, 2020 to Herman and Julia Heissenbuttel in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. On September 11, 1954 she married Joseph Erbel and together they started their family. Florence and Joseph had a son, and she devoted her time to staying home to raise their newborn. As Joe grew older, Florence started to volunteer at the State Museum as a Tour Guide. She spent over 15 years volunteering and ultimately becoming a paid employee of the museum. She also volunteered as a substitute teacher at St. Catherine Laboure School. Florence loved to spend time with her neighbors, friends, and family most of all. Florence is preceded by her husband of 65 years, Joseph Erbel, her parents Herman and Julia, and her siblings Mary, Irene, Ray, Eddie, and Joe. She is survived by her son, Joseph A. Erbel, and his partner, Beverly Ward, of Harrisburg, and many other beloved family and friends. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 3rd, 2020 in St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 4000 Derry Street, Harrisburg, with Father Joshua R. Weaver officiating. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Florence's family would like to thank the Jewish Home for their compassionate care. In keeping with current health guidelines, attendees are encouraged to exercise proper precautions including the wearing of face coverings and appropriate social distancing. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes you to make a memorial contribution to a charity of your choice, Kindred Hospice, 4660 E. Trindle Road, Suite #204, Camp Hill, PA 17011, or St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. Services have been entrusted to the Hetrick-Bitner Family Funeral Home, 3125 Walnut St., Harrisburg. To share online condolences please visit BitnerCares.com .
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Harrisburg, PA 17109
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In memory of
Florence A. Erbel
Florence A. Erbel, 89, of Swatara Township, passed away at the Jewish Home on July 29, 2020. Florence was born on December 4, 2020 to Herman and Julia Heissenbuttel in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. On September 11, 1954 she married Joseph Erbel and together they started their family. Florence and Joseph had a son, and she devoted her time to staying home to raise their newborn. As Joe grew older, Florence started to volunteer at the State Museum as a Tour Guide. She spent over 15 years volunteering and ultimately becoming a paid employee of the museum. She also volunteered as a substitute teacher at St. Catherine Laboure School. Florence loved to spend time with her neighbors, friends, and family most of all. Florence is preceded by her husband of 65 years, Joseph Erbel, her parents Herman and Julia, and her siblings Mary, Irene, Ray, Eddie, and Joe. She is survived by her son, Joseph A. Erbel, and his partner, Beverly Ward, of Harrisburg, and many other beloved family and friends. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 3rd, 2020 in St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 4000 Derry Street, Harrisburg, with Father Joshua R. Weaver officiating. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Florence's family would like to thank the Jewish Home for their compassionate care. In keeping with current health guidelines, attendees are encouraged to exercise proper precautions including the wearing of face coverings and appropriate social distancing. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes you to make a memorial contribution to a charity of your choice, Kindred Hospice, 4660 E. Trindle Road, Suite #204, Camp Hill, PA 17011, or St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. Services have been entrusted to the Hetrick-Bitner Family Funeral Home, 3125 Walnut St., Harrisburg. To share online condolences please visit BitnerCares.com .
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Services Provided By
Hetrick-Bitner Funeral Home, Inc.
3125 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109
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