Paul James Sukel

TIGNALL, Ga. – Paul James Sukel, 91, of Broad River Scenic Drive, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Heardmont Nurs-ing Home, Elberton, Ga.

Mr. Sukel, a native of Donora, Pa., had lived here since 2003. He was a steelworker with U.S. Steel and an auto mechanic. A combat veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Post 194 in Lincolnton. He was also a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Washington, Ga.

Survivors include his wife, Grace T. Sukel; a daughter, Kathryn Ann Cook and husband, Talmadge of Elberton; a son, James Dennis Sukel, of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Richard Sukel of Florida; and two sisters: Betty Jean Eversburg of Belle Vernon, Pa., and Gerry DeFransco of Monessen, Pa.; along with seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held on April 27, 2013, from St. Joseph Catholic Church. Inurnment services were conducted on May 1, 2013, at the Purification Catholic Cemetery in Sharon, Ga.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 2803 Wrightsboro Road, Suite 15 PMB 16, Augusta, GA 30909 or to St. Joseph Catholic Church, PO Box 632, Washington, GA 30673.

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BEGGS FUNERAL HOME, 200 May Ave., Lincolnton, GA 30817. Phone: 706-359-4117.