Mrs. Janice Elizabeth Bickel


Mrs. Janice Elizabeth Bickel, 84, of Chincoteague Island, passed away on Dec.16, 2018, at Hartley Hall in Pocomoke City, Md. She was born in Tyrone, Pa. on March 28, 1934, to the late Clair and Millie Phillips Ray Sr.

She was a member of Union Baptist Church and Daughters of Ruth Sunday School Class.

Mrs. Bickel is survived by her son, Kenneth Lee Clark, of Cresson, Pa.; husband, George Bickel, of Snow Hill, Md.; brother, Clair Leroy Ray Jr. and his wife, Leah, of Tyrone, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Carmen Phillips Walk. A graveside service was held on Dec. 19, 2018, at the Daisey Cemetery, Church Street, Chincoteague, with the Rev. Kevin Eley officiating.

Donations may be made to Union Baptist Church, 6365 Church Street, Chincoteague, VA 23336.

Services were entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home Inc. on Chincoteague.

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