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Joseph M. Shidel

22 June 1922 - 5 November 1987

COLUMBIANA, Ohio  — Joseph M. Shidel, 12300 Columbiana-Canfield Road, formerly of Grove City and West Mifflin. Pa., died Wednesday evening (11-5-87) of injuries suffered; in a car-truck crash Tuesday in to Columbiana. He was 65.

Mr. Shidel was born in McKeesport, Pa., June 22, 1922, to Joseph W. and Marie Lyons Shidel.

In 1976 he retired as a driver-salesman for the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church, Columbiana; Knights of Columbus, Veterans Foreign Wars and American Legion posts.

He had been an auxiliary policeman for West Mifflin borough. A World War II veteran, he served with the Army Air Force.  He moved to Columbiana from Grove City in 1983.

Surviving are his wife, the former Anne Humenik, whom he married June 6, 1944; a daughter, Miss Linda Shidel, Boulder, Colo.; two sons, Terry, Columbiana, and Kerry with the Air Force stationed at Elgin Air Force Base in Florida; a brother, Edward, McKeesport; and two grandchildren.

The Herald, Sharon, PA, November 1987

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