Herbert A. Divel Sr., 70

SEPT. 15, 1941-MARCH 2, 2012

March 04, 2012

Mr. Herbert A. Divel Sr., 70, of Hanover, Pa., formerly of Unionville, Md., passed away at Hanover Hall on Friday, March 2, 2012.

He was the husband of Carol Toms Divel, his wife of 26 years.

Born Sept. 15, 1941, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Marshall and Elsie Stephens Divel.

Mr. Divel retired from Richard B. Stine Inc. in Woodsboro.

He was a member of the Patriotic Club, Redmen Chippewa, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 1067 of Frederick and American Legion Post 282, Woodsboro, Md.

He loved relaxing with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Herbert A. Divel Jr. and wife, Rebecca, of Hanover, Richard E. Divel Sr. and wife, Carol, of Union Bridge, Md., and Melissa A. Divel and fiancé, David Murray Jr., of Keymar, Md.; three grandchildren, Richard E. Divel Jr., Ashleigh Divel and Allen Divel; two great-granddaughters; stepchildren, John J. Johnson of Frederick, Dawn

Carns and husband, Charles, of Mount Airy and Lori Johnson of Unionville; seven stepgrandchildren; five brothers, Robert Divel, Lloyd Divel, Carroll Divel, Kenneth Divel and Roger Divel and wife; and a sister, Betty Manning. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by a brother,  Marshall Divel Jr.

The family will receive friends at Stauffer Funeral Home, 40 Fulton Ave., Walkersville, Md., on Wednesday, March 7, from noon until service time at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Linganore Cemetery, Unionville.

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