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Alfred Mursch Jr

January 23, 1944 ~ December 24, 2016 (age 72)

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Alfred Mursch Jr.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

 

Alfred Mursch Jr, passed away Saturday December 24, 2016, following a lengthy illness of multiple myeloma,at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, surrounded by his family.  Born Sunday, January 23, 1944 in Scranton, son of the late Alfred Sr and Mary Krottenthaler Mursch.

Al was a 1962 graduate of Scranton Technical High School, a sergeant of the United States Air Force, having served during the Vietnam Era, stationed at Lockland A.F. Base and Elmondorf A.F. Base in Anchorage, Alaska.  He was an avid motorcyclist and learned how to ride on a 1947 Indian Chief and also a 1940 chief.  Al was a member of the Matchless Owners Club of North America; the Velocette Owners Club of North America; American Motorcyclist Association; the Springfield Indian Motorcycle Club of North America; the Norton Owners Club of North America; the Pocono Crash Test Dummies Motorcycle Club and the Black Diamond Beemers.  He also loved fly fishing, especially at the Roaring Brook and Butternut Creek.  Before his retirement, he was employed by Anemostat Products, Scranton Division for 35 years.

Alfred is survived by his sister, Mary Mursch Hendricks and her husband Paul Hendricks Sr; nephew, Paul Hendricks Jr; nieces, Carolyn Diehl and Christine Chippa and several great nieces and great nephews, all of Scranton.

Preceding him in death was his brother, Charles, who passed away at 13 months old.

The family would like to thank Dr Carl Barcigian and his entire staff and Dr Richard Gratz, for all the excellent care they provided.

Funeral arrangements will be private at the convenience of the family, and are entrusted to the care of the Louis J Rapoch Funeral Home, 420 Church Street, Archbald.  For online condolence, visit www.RapochFuneralHome.com


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