Miriam M. Cassel, Partner at Cassel’s Sign Shop, long-time Fresh Air host, enjoyed gardening

By on March 22, 2017

Miriam M. Cassel, formerly of 782 Fruitville Pike, Manheim, died peacefully on Friday, March 10, 2017, at the United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz.

Born in York County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Maggie Herman Miller. Miriam was the loving wife of the late Amos H. Cassel, who died in August 2010.

Miriam helped her husband in the founding of Cassel’s Sign and Furniture Shop in 1945. She continued to work alongside her husband as they started to concentrate on the sign business in 1962. The sign business continues operating with the family ownership to this day.

Miriam was an active and faithful member of the White Oak Church of the Brethren, Manheim. For more than 35 years Miriam was an active participant with the New York Fresh Air Fund. Both Miriam and Amos enjoyed spending many of their winters in North Fort Myers, Fla. Miriam also enjoyed gardening throughout the years.

Surviving is a daughter: Joyce E., wife of Stanley R. Boyer, of Thomasville; a son: Dale E. Cassel of Manheim; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death is a daughter-in-law: Suzanne Heisey Cassel; a granddaughter: Emily Nolt; and two brothers: Ivan F. Miller and Ernest H. Miller.

Services were held March 16 at White Oak Church of the Brethren, Manheim. Interment was in Longenecker’s Brethren Cemetery, Lititz.

Those desiring may send contributions in Miriam’s memory to Gideons International, P.O. Box 638, Lititz, PA 17543.

To send the family online condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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