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Mr. Harvey Michael

Mr. Harvey Edward Michael, 80, of Frederick Road, Emmitsburg, died Friday, Aug. 11, at his home. He was the husband of Thelma Harris Michael.

Born Feb. 16, 1920, in St. Anthony’s, near Emmitsburg, he was a son of the late Samuel Edward and Josephine Raphael Kolb Michael. He was a member of St. Anthony Shrine Parish, Emmitsburg. He was employed as a guard. at Fort Detrick, retiring after 20 years of service. After retirement he worked several years as a janitor at Mother Seton School, Emmitsburg.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving with Company B, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment He was wounded in Germany and received the Purple Heart.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Doris Marie Cornett of Hagerstown, Barbara Jean Little of Emmitsburg, and Connie Lee Furhman of Hanover, Pa.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one half-brother, Charles Boone of Tallahassee, Fla.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Aug. 16, at St. Anthony Shrine Parish,  Interment was in St. Anthony’s Parish Cemetery, Emmitsburg.

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