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photo of michael c schatzel MICHAEL C SCHATZEL
November 8, 1955 - July 31, 2017

Affectionately nicknamed "Kitty Pap Pap," age 61, of Freedom, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Born November 8, 1955, in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Alcuin and Henrietta White Schatzel.

Mike was an avid coin collector and enjoyed going fishing. Above all, he cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his children, Michael S. Schatzel and his fiancee, Erin, Jamie Lynn (Ben) Clapperton and Amber L. (Brad) Kidd; his grandchildren Olivia R. Schatzel, Ethan R. Clapperton, Brianna E. Kidd, Mason R. Kidd, and Colton E. Kidd; his brothers, Alcuin and Anthony Schatzel; and his sisters, Carolyn Baehr, Anna May Jones, Marilyn Caul, Kathy Gordon and Diane Bisesi.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Ryan C.Schatzel.

Friends will be received 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at BOYLAN-GLENN-KILDOO FUNERAL HOME, INC, 130 Wisconsin Ave., Cranberry Twp., PA 16066. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, 2535 Rochester Rd., Cranberry Twp., PA 16066.

Mike will be laid to rest with military honors at Holy Savior Cemetery in Gibsonia. Memorial donations may be made in his honor to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O.Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at
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