The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 6, 2014

George Sampsel, 88, Lancaster

The Daily Item

— LANCASTER — George Sampsel, 88, of Lancaster, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at the Hamilton Arms Center, Lancaster.

Born in Watsontown, Pa., he was the son of the late George T. and Grace (Weaver) Sampsel. He is the husband of Miriam (Ruhl) Sampsel, of Elizabethtown.

George was a machinist for TRW Corp. of Danville, Pa. for 35 years before retiring in 1985. He proudly served his country as a Marine during World War II, and was a recipient of two Purple Hearts.

He was a member of the VFW in Selinsgrove, Pa., and enjoyed woodwork and leatherwork.

Surviving in addition to his wife is one half-brother, Allen, husband of Ruth Sampsel, of Milton; and one half-sister, Genevieve, of Ohio.

Services and interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.  

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