Arthur A. Hensel, 92, of Surfside Beach, SC, formerly of Galeton, PA and Amherst, NY
Arthur A. Hensel, 92, of Surfside Beach, SC, formerly of Galeton, PA and Amherst, NY, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 1, 2023.
Born February 12, 1931 in Galeton, he was a son of the late Albert and Amber (Sharpe) Hensel.
Arthur was a Veteran having served in the United States Army and fought valiantly in the Korean War. He was a Sergeant in the Army Infantry and fought on the front lines. He was a member of the V.F.W. and enjoyed traveling and playing pool.
He was also an animal lover, especially dogs. Surviving are his loving companion of 23 years, Phyllis Trietley, Tonawanda, NY; six children, Mary Sheila (Joseph) Neddy, Surfside Beach, SC, Sandra Hoellig, Durham, NC, Richard (Sue) Hensel, Romulus, NY, Francis (Kellie) Hensel, Lockport, NY, Mark Hensel, Surfside Beach, SC, and Eileen Hensel, Surfside Beach, SC; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; the mother of his children, Patricia Hensel, Niagara Falls, NY; and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by the four children of his former predeceased companion, Betty Stadler, Richard, Sue, Chris and Lisa. In addition, Arthur was predeceased by two brothers, Francis and Paul Hensel and a sister, Evelyn Pletcher.
Friends may call at the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Galeton, PA on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 10:00 to 11:00am with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 11:00am. The Rev. Chris Wheeler will be the Celebrant. Interment will be made in the Germania Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by the Potter County Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Goodies For Our Troops, 130 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA 16901.