Benjamin Kimmel

Kimmel Benjamin

Full Name
Benjamin Kimmel

Date of Birth
Sunday, January 11th, 1925

Date of Death
Friday, August 30th, 2019

Obituary/Notice

Benjamin Kimmel, age 94, of Erie, passed away Friday, August 30, 2019 at his residence.

He was born in Erie, on January 11, 1925, a son of the late Samuel and Lena Tenenbaum Kimmel.

Ben graduated from Academy High School as valedictorian and served in the United States Army during WW II.

He was a 2nd generation owner of Kimmel Pontiac.

Ben’s first love was his family.  He also loved to play poker and was a fan of the Cleveland Indians and other Cleveland sports teams.  He was a car aficionado.  Ben took particular delight in coaching his sons and other youths in basketball.  He was a member of Temple Anshe Hesed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Esther Pancerev Kimmel, and by his brother, William Kimmel.

Ben is survived by his sons, Mark Kimmel and his wife Cindy, Randall Kimmel and his wife Lisa, Craig Kimmel and his wife Marie, and James Kimmel and his wife Hilary; seven grandchildren: Emily, Kevin, Mollie, Douglas, Aaron, Alex and Rowan; and 3 great grandchildren, Aliyah, Devin and Grace.  He is further survived by a sister, Francis Porris, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 602 West 10th St. today, Sunday, Sept 1st from 10 am until the time of Service at 11 am, with Rabbi Rob Morais. Burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery to follow with full military honors.

Memorials may be made to VNA/LECOM Hospice, 2253 West Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA 16506.

Condolences can be sent to www.Burtonfuneralhomes.com.


Calling Hours

When
Sunday, September 1st, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Address
Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Inc – Downtown/West Bayfront District - 602 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16502

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Service Information

When
Sunday, September 1st, 2019, 11:00 AM

Address
Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Inc – Downtown/West Bayfront District - 602 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16502

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Interment

When
Sunday, September 1st, 2019

Address
Laurel Hill Cemetery - 4523 Love Road ERIE, PA 16506

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