Gabriel E. Boenzli, 93 years old, of Carlisle, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 in the Church of God Home. He was born November 3, 1921 in Bienne, Switzerland to Emile and Clara (Breitler) Boenzli. He retired from AMP with 25+ years of service where he worked as a tool and die designer. He was a member of the Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, a former Mason and member of the Harrisburg Consistory. He enjoyed repairing watches and clocks, doing home projects, and gardening.
Gabriel was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (Bricker) Boenzli, and is survived by his sons, Gabriel Boenzli of Albany, Oregon and Sean Boenzli of Elizabethtown; daughter, Berthe Showers of Newport; brother, Eleuthere Poumakis of Florida; sister, Solange Devine of Florida; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, Paul Boenzli and brother, Demetrius Poumakis.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 24, at the David Myers Funeral Home, 125 Walnut Street, Newport, with a visitation from 11 AM until the funeral service at 12 PM with his brother Eleuthere Poumakis officiating. Burial will follow in the Dauphin Cemetery.