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Joseph Michael Schebel, 86, enjoyed carpentry and woodworking

Joseph Michael Schebel
Joseph Michael Schebel

CALABASH — Joseph Michael Schebel, 86, died Friday, May 31, 2019, at SECU Hospice of Brunswick.

Mr. Schebel was born Sept. 30, 1932, in Rome, New York, son of the late Joseph A. Schebel and Josephine Potocki Schebel. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Schebel was a lifetime member of Calabash VFW Post 7283. He was a member of St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church for many years. Along with living at the beach, Mr. Schebel enjoyed carpentry and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Schebel Jr.; and brother, Richard Schebel.

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Katherine Schebel of Calabash; daughter, Kathleen Tobin, and her husband, John, of Schenectady, New York; brother, Michael Schebel of Rome, New York; and five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 6, at St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church, Calabash. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SECU Hospice of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.

Share online condolences with the family at White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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