Etzel, John George
Birth: Tuesday, March 08, 1927 in Baltimore, Maryland
Residence: St. Leonard, Maryland
Death: Thursday, July 07, 2016 at the age of 89
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John George Etzel "Jack", 89, of St. Leonard, Maryland passed away on July 7, 2016 in St. Leonard, Maryland. He was born on March 8, 1927 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Charles J. and Johanna Dosch Etzel.
Jack served in the Army overseas in Italy from January 1946 until his honorable discharge on April 6, 1947. After his discharge he went to work for the Department of Defense Weather Bureau and NASA as an Electronic Technician. He attended St. Joseph Seminary in Washington DC for Diaconate Formation and was Ordained June 14, 1975. Jack served for over 40 years for the Archdiocese of Washington DC, first at St. Elizabeth's in Rockville, MD and then Our Lady Star of the Sea in Solomons, MD until his death.
Jack is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Anne Etzel, and devoted father of, Paul J. Etzel, (Karen), Eileen M. Prinkey, (John), Patricia A. Timm, (Joseph), Margaret J. Bowie, (Russell), Jacqueline L. Orrence, (David), Daniel C. Etzel, (Karen), Jane E. Ireland, William), Michael J. Etzel, (Jennifer) and the late Jeanne M. Etzel. Grandfather of 21, great Grandfather of nine, he is also survived by brother, Charles J. Etzel and sisters Jane Lazarek, Mary A. Bauer and the late Catherine Davis.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday July 12, 2016 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Solomons, MD from 2-4 and 6-8 PM
and on Wednesday July 13, 2016 11 am until the time of Mass, 12 Noon. Interment will be held in the church cemetery on Friday July 15, 2016 at 1 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, Port Republic, MD.