unknown - January 19, 2013
Paul Ritschel, 86, longtime resident of Liverpool, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Van Duyn Home and Hospital. Born in Germany, Paul was a retiree of General Motors Corporation where he was an electrician. He was a member of the UAW, and the Liederkranz Club. Paul was also a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Liverpool. He is predeceased by his wife, Juliane Ritschel in 2004.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his sons, Henry and Karl, both of Liverpool; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Michael) Kasch of Liverpool; Mary Beth Ritschel of Liverpool; Teresa (Doni) Blanchard of Liverpool; Timothy Ritschel of Liverpool; eleven great-grandchildren; her niece, Stella King of Morrisville.
Funeral services: 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Maurer Funeral Home with burial following in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Baldwinsville. Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the funeral home, 300 Second St. Liverpool.