Drue E. Pursel
Drue E. “Reds” Pursel, 80, husband of Shirley (Horn) Pursel, of Hereford, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at his home.
Born in Nescopeck, he was a son of the late Fred C. and Arlene (Karchner) Pursel.
He worked as a truck driver for the Ryder Trucking Co.
Drue was a member of Pennsburg United Church of Christ, Perkiomen Masonic Lodge #595, Red Hill, Valley of Bloomsburg Caldwell Consistory, East Greenville Fire Co., Community Fish & Game, and the Hereford Gun Club. He loved gardening, fishing, hunting and watching NASCAR.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 62 years and his children, Donna Pursel of Nescopeck, David “Butch” Pursel and his wife, Janet, of Bechtelsville, and Randy Pursel and his wife, Marie, of East Greenville; brother, John Pursel, and his wife, Nancy, of Wapwallopen; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sisters, Betty Baer and Audrey Bloss.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, East Greenville. Share memories and offer words of comfort to the family at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Pennsburg, United Church of Christ, 775 Main Street, Pennsburg, PA 18073.