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May 8, 2013

Mildred F. “Dolly” Bickel, 69, Mifflinburg

MIFFLINBURG — Mildred F. “Dolly” Bickel, 69, of 202 Meadow Lark Lane, passed away at 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, where she was taken after suddenly being stricken ill at her home.

She was born Aug. 9, 1943, in rural Middleburg, a daughter of the late Levin J. and Florence E. (Zeiber) Musser. She was later adopted by Clark and Dorothy Troxell. On June 5, 1982, she married James M. Bickel, who survives.

Dolly was a 1962 graduate of West Snyder High School.

She had been employed at Kirby Manufacturing, McClure, Kinney Shoe Corp., Beaver Springs, and last by Hallmark Industries, McClure.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McClure.

Dolly found enjoyment in shopping, gardening, going to yard sales, scrapbooking and genealogy. She was a great baker and will be remembered for her apple pie. Her family was the focus of her life.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Scott A. and Jennifer Schrader, of Sunbury; three daughters, Brenda L. Jones and companion Mike Stender, of Sunbury, Amy S. Bickel, of Mifflinburg, and Kerri A. Quaglia and husband David, of Flemington, N.J.; two grandchildren, Nathan Jones and companion Sarah Welshans and Tiffany Jones; four great-grandchildren, Kaden, Lilly, Lia and Jaron; two brothers, Cyril “Frank” Musser and Robert L. Musser, both of Milton; and three sisters, Arlene A. Fetterolf, of Florida, Violet C. Boyer, of Watsontown, and Nancy M. Day, of Mifflinburg.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles W. and George H. Musser, and four sisters, Margaret Betty Jane, Pauline E. and Irene D. Musser and Patsy I. Shemory.

Friends and family will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Lisa Schuster, STS, officiating.

Burial will be in St. John’s “Black Oak Ridge” Cemetery, McClure.

Contributions in Dolly’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1420 N. Susquehanna Trail, Selinsgrove, PA 17870, or the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214.

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