October 29, 1931 - August 9, 2017
Alphonse J. (Joe) Brandel, age 85 passed away on August 9, 2017 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born to Alphonse and Marie (Bittman) Brandel on October 29, 1931. He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Central Catholic High School before entering the Army where he served during the Korean War. He married his wife Patricia (Pat) Reilly on October 19, 1957 where they enjoyed 59 years of marriage. During their marriage he became a fireman for the City of Toledo and retired after 28 years. During that time, Joe made many life- long friendships. He truly enjoyed his Tuesdays spent at the Fire Museum with his buddies. He cherished the time spent with his family and also enjoyed a round of golf. He was an avid Notre Dame and Detroit Tiger fan. Joe is survived by his loving wife, Pat; daughters, Linda Zwierlein, Sue (Dale) McGorty; sons, Joe (Beth) Brandel and Mike (Angela) Brandel; 8 beloved grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Catherine Taylor and brothers William and Richard Brandel. Friends may call at Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd. on Sunday, August 13 from 2-8 p.m., where a Scripture Service and Last Alarm will be held at 7. The funeral will begin at Coyle on Monday, August 14 at 9:30 a.m. followed by Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help at 10. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or the Alzheimer’s Association. The family greatly appreciates the care given at St. Luke’s Hospital and Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Please leave a condolence message for the funeral home at CoyleFuneralHome.com.
Alphonse J. (Joe) Brandel, age 85 passed away on August 9, 2017 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born to Alphonse and Marie (Bittman) Brandel on October 29, 1931. He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Central Catholic High School before... View Obituary & Service Information
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