Joseph Michael Schebel


Joseph Michael Schebel, 86, of Calabash, NC, died Friday, May 31, 2019 at SECU Hospice of Brunswick.

Mr. Schebel was born September 30, 1932 in Rome, New York, son of the late Joseph A. Schebel and Josephine Potocki Schebel. He served in the United States Air Force. Mr. Schebel was a member of the Calabash VFW Post 7283. He was a member of St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church for many years. Along with living at the beach, Mr. Schebel enjoyed carpentry and woodworking. He was preceded in death by a son Joseph Schebel, Jr. and a brother, Richard Schebel.

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Katherine (Maio) Schebel; one daughter, Kathleen Tobin and husband John of Schenectady, New York; one brother, Michael Schebel of Rome, New York; five grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Transfiguration Church in Rome.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SECU Hospice of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, North Carolina, 28422.

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