Raymond A. Haspel

HASPEL, Raymond A., 83, of Eldersville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 in the Weirton Geriatric Center.

He was born Feb. 26, 1930, in Powhatan, Ohio, a son of the late William and Martha Ritchie Haspel.

Prior to retirement, Mr. Haspel was employed by Weirton Steel Corp. in the tin mill. He enjoyed bowling, was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, and followed all sports, especially watching his grandchildren’s sporting events.

Surviving are his children, Raymond, JR (Tammy) Haspel of Follansbee, W.Va., Robert (Barbara) Haspel of Colliers, W.Va., Tim Haspel of Weirton, W.Va., Greg (Nicole) Langston of Bulger, Linda Link of Eldersville, and Janet (Greg) Schultz of Grove City; brother, Clifford Haspel of Weirton, W.Va.; sister, Dorothy Howard of Burgettstown; 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.

Deceased are his wife, Virginia Haspel; four brothers, John, Bill, Ernest and Kenneth Haspel; and a sister, Lucille Haspel.

Friends will be received from 1-7 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2013, in the Taucher Funeral Home, 23 Erie Mine Road, Burgettstown. Other arrangements will be held at the convenience of the family.

For further information and online condolences, please visit www.taucherfuneralhome.com.