Sue T. Engel, 89

JAN. 15, 1923-APRIL 15, 2012

April 16, 2012
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Mrs. Sue Traver Engel, 89, a resident of Harrisonburg, Va., died Sunday, April 15, 2012, at her residence.

A daughter of the late Jacob and Lorraine Traver Bryan, she was born Jan. 15, 1923, in Williamsport, Md.

She graduated from Williamsport High School and Towson Teacher’s College in 1945.

Mrs. Engel was a schoolteacher in Baltimore, Md., Hagerstown, Md., and St. Joseph’s School in York, Pa., for 25 years before retiring.

She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, where she was active in CCW.

On July 9, 1945, she married J. Anthony Engel, a professional engineer, who preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1995. 

Surviving is one son, J. Gregory of Keezletown; one daughter, Susan E. Dulichan of Whitehouse Station, N.J.; six grandchildren, Sarah Engel Campbell, Adrienne Elise Engel, Paul J. Engel, David Benjamin Engel, Andrew Matthew Dulichan and Terry Engel; and three great-grandchildren, Gage Engel, Myah Campbell and Adalyn Campbell.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Jan Terrence Engel, John Traver Engel and Michael Engel.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held Thursday, April 19, at 5 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Mattingly officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Pa. 

Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling services.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 154 N. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

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