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David G. Radel, 68, of 200 Ivy Lane, Northumberland, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017, surrounded by his family.
He was born April 17, 1949, in Sunbury, a son of the late Simon and Pauline (Leitzel) Radel. On June 13, 1987, he married the former Patricia L. Carr who survives.

David graduated from Shikellamy High School in 1968.
He loved caring for his family with Patricia on Ivy Lane. He worked hard in his business career starting as a sales employee of W. M Wagner in Winfield. Working long hours, he eventually became the owner of this industrial pump sales business.
David loved his wife, family and grandchildren, spending time with them, and quietly helping people as the needs became known to him. He enjoyed wood working and golfing in his spare time.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Debra L. and Jody Carl, of Sunbury, Heather J. and Scott Toevs, of Northumberland, and Timothy A. Herman, of Melbourne, Fla.; four grandchildren, Marcy Carl-Patterson, Alexa Toevs, Amanda Carl, and Derrick Toevs, three great-grandchildren, Brady Patterson, Chase Patterson, and Amalliah Carl; siblings, Leon Rising, of Elkton, Md., Robert and Ann Rising, of Selinsgrove, and Judy and Ray Walz, of Sunbury.
David was preceded in death by his parents; his grandson; Zakkary Herman; and sister, Shirley Hand.

Friends and family may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the David T. Zweier Funeral Home Inc., 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, with Pastor Mike Sweigard officiating.
Interment will follow in the Orchard Hill Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.
Memorial contributions in David's memory may be made to the donor's choice, the Alzheimer's Foundation, or Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Published on July 11, 2017
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