Albert Otzel

Obituary of Albert Otzel

Albert M. "Albie" Otzel, 70 , of Lower Swatara Twp, died on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in the Harrisburg Hospital.


Albie was born in Harrisburg on June 23, 1947 to Albert C. and Margaret Sinkovitz Otzel . He was a self employed painter. He attended St. John's Roman Catholic School and graduated from Steelton-Highspire High School and was a devoted Rollers fan. He attended the former St. John's Roman Catholic Church, Steelton and was a member of the Lower Swatara Lions Club and a former member of the Capital City Cruisers and the Blue Moon Cruisers.


Albie was a very giving person to all his family and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Yvonne M. Black and is survived by his wife Sandra L. Lipiec Otzel, two brothers Thomas J. Otzel (Debra), Highspire and Michael A. Otzel, Middletown, one sister Monica O. Mehalick (Joe), Chambers Hill, numerous nieces and nephews, and one brother-in-law Earl J. Lipiec (Judith), Middletown.


Funeral services will be held on Thursday July 6th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wiedeman Funeral Home 357 South 2nd Street, Steelton, with Rev Ted J. Keating officiating. Burial will be in Churchville Cemetery, Oberlin. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and also on Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. both in the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Greater Harrisburg 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg PA 17111 or American Heart Association 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg PA 17043.