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Paul Kenneth Brockey Sr., 93, of Cumberland, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born on Aug. 27, 1924, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Howard V. and Essie C. (Bramble) Brockey. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles "Jack"; his sisters, Virginia and Dorothy; and his grandson, Michael.
Paul was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II. He was a first class lineman for Potomac Edison Electric Company. Paul was a member of Our Lady of the Mountains Roman Catholic Parish, Saint Patrick's Catholic Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and camping.
Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Barbara Ann Brockey and Miss Annie; two sons, Paul Brockey Jr., and wife, Darlene, of Smithsburg, and Vincent Brockey and wife, Beverly, of Cumberland; grandchildren, Timothy Brockey and wife, Annie, and Gizmo, of Middletown, Anthony Brockey and wife, Crystal, of Boonsboro; great-grandchildren, Zachary, Natalie, Karlie, Jake, Kaige, Ella, and Addison; his brother, Robert "Bobby" Brockey, of Evansville, Ind.; his sister, June Ann Iliff, of Cumberland; nieces and nephews, Donna Bauman, Chris Ralston, Billie Williams, Jerry Brockey, and Jeffrey Brockey, all of Cumberland.
Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 15205 McMullen Highway, Cresaptown, on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Mountains, Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, Cumberland, on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at 10 a.m. Military honors will be accorded at the church by Fort Cumberland Post 13 Honor Guard.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com.
Published on August 20, 2017
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