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Samuel Nicholas Divel, 19

November 17, 2008

Samuel Nicholas Divel, 19



DEC. 23, 1988-NOV. 14, 2008

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Samuel Nicholas Divel, "Hambone," 19, of Brunswick, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, surrounded by his loving family at Frederick Memorial Hospital, after a long battle with cystic fibrosis.

Born Dec. 23, 1988, in Frederick, he was the son of Jeanette Beachley Divel of Brunswick and fianc, David, of Frederick and Kenneth Divel Jr. and wife, Melanie Divel, of Frederick.

Sam was a very adventurous person. He loved his family and friends. He loved camping at Cherry Run, four- wheeling, fishing, hunting and music. He loved to draw, he was a big Ravens fan, loved the Ford Mustang and watching "Pinks." Sam additionally was a proud graduate on June 5, 2008, of Brunswick High School.

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In addition to his parents, Sam is survived by his sisters, Ashley Beachley of Brunswick and Autumn Divel of Frederick; his brothers, Brian Divel and fiance, Chloe Setters, of Jefferson, Bruce Jacobs of Brunswick and Kenneth Divel of Frederick; his grandparents, Florence and Gene Beachley of Brunswick, and Kenneth and Joan Divel of Frederick. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and all his "redneck" friends.

Sam was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Charles and Ethel Smith, Frank and Ethel Beachley, Marshel and Elsie Divel; stepgrandmother, Helen Divel; William and Hazel Barthlow; and his special cousins, Barbara Shankle and Ronnie DeGrange.

Visitation with family will be Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Keeney and Basford P.A. Funeral Home, 106 E. Church St., Frederick.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at 1 p.m. from the funeral home. Deacon Bill Turney will officiate. Interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick.

Pallbearers for the service will be Derrick Beachley, Joey Beachley Jr., Kenneth Beachley Jr., Bunky Travis, Michael Beachley, Ricky Beachley, Darrick Divel Sr. and Brian Divel.

Sammy's family greatly appreciates the support and care for Sam given from Dr. James Lee, his immediate nurses, and the staff of Frederick Memorial and the Johns Hopkins hospitals.

Sammy's family requests donations be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 6 Taft Court, Rockville, MD 20850.

Expressions of sympathy may also be shared at www.keeneybasford.com.

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