Anthony J. “Tony” Springel
Anthony J. “Tony” Springel, 57, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away suddenly at home on Thursday, June 16, 2016.
He was the husband of Theresa C. “Terri” ( Schmidt) Springel. Born in Chester PA, he was the son of Lorraine C. (Hoag) Springel and the late Anthony M. Springel.
Tony was a 1977 graduate of Oxford Area High School and was formerly employed as a machinist with Brandywine Valley Fabricators, Coatesville PA and Morton Thiokol, Elkton, MD. In 1983 he fulfilled his dream of starting his own company and he remained the sole proprietor of A J Springel Construction, Inc. until his death.
Tony was a proud member of the NRA, Jaeger Sportsman’s Club, Oxford Gun Club and Strasburg Sportsman’s Association. He was a coach for Cecil Soccer and also coached and sponsored Rising Sun Little League softball and baseball teams. He was a member of Good Shepherd Parish, Perryville, MD and former member of Sacred Heart Parish, Oxford, PA.
In addition to being an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman since childhood, Tony enjoyed the ocean, camping, scuba diving, NASCAR, gardening and vacationing with family and friends. Above all else, Tony’s greatest love was his family, and he will be remembered as a devoted and loving husband, father, brother and son.
He is survived by his wife; mother; daughter, Lauren V. and fiancé, Jeff Willis of Newark DE; son, Ethan M. of Rising Sun, MD, and sister, Bernadette Huss and husband, Ron Hurd of Newark, DE.
Friends are invited to visit with the family beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 25, at Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine Street, Oxford PA, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the American