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Edward P. Kirchel

Edward P. Kirchel, 83, of Wayne Township passed away Sunday, April 17, 2022 at his residence.

Born July 9, 1938 in Beaver Falls, he was the son of the late Paul and Sophie Bednar Kirchel. He was married to Marilyn Safreed Kirchel on October 18, 1958.

Ed was the owner and operator of Kirchel’s Auto since 1972. He was a handyman, and could fix anything. Ed loved spending time with his grand and great grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Marilyn; two daughters, Rhonda (John) Bennett of Beaver Falls and Lisa Kirchel of Pittsburgh; grandson, Ryan (Tomiann) Kirchel of Ellwood City; two granddaughters, Chelsey (Dan) Yaromey and Courtney Bennett both of Ellwood City; four great grandchildren, Rocco, Jon, Chassey, and River.

In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his son Randy and his sister Pauline Young.

The family would like to thank the staff at Good Samaritan Hospice for their kind and compassionate care of Ed.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

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