Ralph C. Kimmel, 89, of Elliottsburg, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in the Harrisburg Hospital. He was born April 9, 1929 in New Bloomfield to Earl and Lillian (Brunner) Kimmel. He was a member of the Faith United Church, Ickesburg, the NRA, New Bloomfield Ambulance League and Ickesburg Fire. Co.
Ralph was the widower of Beatrice Kimmel and is survived by his daughter, Joanne Berrier and husband Ken of Carlisle; brother Russel L. Kimmel and wife Mary of New Bloomfield; 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Kimmel; daughter, Dorine Sheffer and sisters, Mary Beard, Sarah Reisinger, Evelyn Baker, Ruth George and Myrtle Kimmel.
Services will be held Monday, January 7 from the Faith United Church, 6968 Veterans Way, Ickesburg at 2 PM with the Reverend Elaine Moyer officiating. There is a viewing from 1 PM until the service. Burial will follow in Restland Cemetery, Loysville.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial contributions in memory of Ralph are requested to the Faith United Church.