George Mickel, Jr.

 
Date of Birth: May 26, 1932 Date of Death: July 6, 2017
Obituary:

George Mickel, Jr, age 85, passed away on July 6, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Olga. Loving father of Steven (Lisa), Ronald (Dorothy), and Barbara Bien (Kevin). Cherished grandfather of Kristen Mickel-Juhl (Michael), Timothy, Stephanie Bien, Daniel, Nicole Bien, Jennifer Bien, and Steven Jr. Dear brother of Thomas, Kathleen Von Schondorf (Arthur), the late Dolores Von Schondorf, and the late Richard.
George was a lifelong Staten Islander, being born in Stapleton and also living in Elm Park and Port Richmond. He graduated from McKee High School. He proudly served in the Marines during the Korean War. He was employed by the New York City Fire Department for 36 years before retiring as a Battalion Chief in 1993. He was active in the Holy Name Society. In his spare time he enjoyed raising canaries, gardening, and trips to Atlantic City with his late wife, Olga. Mr. Mickel was very generous with his garden yields, especially his tomatoes and citrus fruits from his home in Florida.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation, 21 Asch Loop, Bronx, NY 10475.

Visitation:

Sunday, July 9, 2017
7:00-9:00 PM and
Monday, July 10, 2017
2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 PM

Services:

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
at 9:15 AM

Service Location:
St. Roch’s RC Church Directions
Cemetery/Crematory:
Moravian Cemetery Directions

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