Edward G. Ruckel

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Obituaries in York, PA | York Dispatch

Edward G. Ruckel

York - Edward G. Ruckel, died in York, Pennsylvania, on January 15, 2022 in his 91st year. He was the devoted and loving husband of Shirley M. Ruckel to whom he was married for 65 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Stephen Ruckel, Susan Ruckel and Robert Ruckel, and 4 grandchildren, Jennifer, Andrew, Kristen and Natalie. He is also survived by his brother, Martin Ruckel.

Edward was born in New York City. He was valedictorian of his high school class and attended St John's University in that city. While there, he was elected into the Delta Mu Delta honor society and chosen to appear in the publication "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities."

He graduated cum laud in 1952 and enlisted in the U. S. Army immediately after. Following basic training and leadership school he attended Officers Candidate School at Fort Belvoir, Virginia and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. He then served with the 30th Engineer Base Topographic Battalion at the Presidio of San Francisco, CA.

Upon release from active duty, he worked for Sperry Rand Corporation in New York in 1957. His career in the paper industry began when he joined Union Camp Corporation in New York in 1957. In his 34 years with Union Camp, he worked at the corporate headquarters in New York City and later in Wayne, New Jersey and Franklin, Virginia. Among the positions held were those of Group Advertising Manager and Marketing Communications Manager. He retired from Union Camp Corporation in 1991.

His joy in life was his family and the times they spent together, both at home and on ski trips in New York and Vermont, and summer vacations in northern New Hampshire.

He was a man of quiet humility. known for his kindness and generosity. An avid reader; lover of music and culture. His fundamental morals and values guided his every action.

Funeral services are being held privately by the family under the direction of Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., of East York

Share condolences at www.beckfunerals.com

Posted online on January 18, 2022

Published in York Daily Record, York Dispatch

Obituaries in York, PA | York Dispatch
Obituaries in York, PA | York Dispatch

Edward G. Ruckel

Edward G. Ruckel

York - Edward G. Ruckel, died in York, Pennsylvania, on January 15, 2022 in his 91st year. He was the devoted and loving husband of Shirley M. Ruckel to whom he was married for 65 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Stephen Ruckel, Susan Ruckel and Robert Ruckel, and 4 grandchildren, Jennifer, Andrew, Kristen and Natalie. He is also survived by his brother, Martin Ruckel.

Edward was born in New York City. He was valedictorian of his high school class and attended St John's University in that city. While there, he was elected into the Delta Mu Delta honor society and chosen to appear in the publication "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities."

He graduated cum laud in 1952 and enlisted in the U. S. Army immediately after. Following basic training and leadership school he attended Officers Candidate School at Fort Belvoir, Virginia and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. He then served with the 30th Engineer Base Topographic Battalion at the Presidio of San Francisco, CA.

Upon release from active duty, he worked for Sperry Rand Corporation in New York in 1957. His career in the paper industry began when he joined Union Camp Corporation in New York in 1957. In his 34 years with Union Camp, he worked at the corporate headquarters in New York City and later in Wayne, New Jersey and Franklin, Virginia. Among the positions held were those of Group Advertising Manager and Marketing Communications Manager. He retired from Union Camp Corporation in 1991.

His joy in life was his family and the times they spent together, both at home and on ski trips in New York and Vermont, and summer vacations in northern New Hampshire.

He was a man of quiet humility. known for his kindness and generosity. An avid reader; lover of music and culture. His fundamental morals and values guided his every action.

Funeral services are being held privately by the family under the direction of Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., of East York

Share condolences at www.beckfunerals.com

Posted online on January 18, 2022

Published in York Daily Record, York Dispatch