Luke Thomas Fishel

Luke Thomas Fishel

Luke Thomas Fishel, 31, of Indiana, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at his residence.

Born in Chesapeake, Va., he was a son of Floyd J. Fishel Jr. and Amy (Peterman) Fishel, of Indiana.

Luke was a graduate of Marion Center High School. He worked at Fleming’s Christmas Tree Farm and also did masonry work alongside his father. He loved hunting and was an avid sports fan. He played baseball and football, and especially liked watching Pittsburgh sports teams and Penn State football. He also enjoyed his time spent with his many friends. He will always be remembered for his infectious laugh, his kind heart and for his love of animals. Luke was a member of Club Savoy, and the Sons of the American Legion, Homer City.

In addition to Luke’s parents, he is survived by his siblings: Floyd J. Fishel III, Indiana; and Amber Catherine Fishel, Clymer. He will also be missed by his paternal grandmother, Marilyn Ann Fishel, Clymer; his nephew, Kaidyn Fishel; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Catherine Peterman and Arthur Peterman Sr.; his paternal grandfather, Floyd J. Fishel Sr.; and infant cousin, Lydia Bennett.

Friends will be received Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m., with the funeral service to directly follow, at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home in Indiana. The Rev. Kendra Balliet will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses: 965 Philadelphia St., Indiana, PA 15701.

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