Paul Bruce  Runkle

Paul Bruce Runkle[1]

Male 1924 - 1983  (59 years)

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  • Name Paul Bruce Runkle 
    Nickname Berry 
    Born 18 Feb 1924  Duff Hollow, York County, Pennsylvania., USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Birth Certificate
    Birth Certificate
    Gender Male 
    Milit-Beg 7 Aug 1943  Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Induction into the U.S. Army. On to Fort Knox, Kentucky for boot camp and field training. 
    Veteran 28 Jun 1944 
    World War II - Biak Island, New Guinea, Southern Phillipines. 30 Aug 1944 shot twice, spent several months hospitalized and received the Purple Heart. Returned to duty front lines.Paul would also become affected with malaria while serving in the Phillipines. 
    Milit-End 12 Jan 1946  Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Honorably discharged from active duty, U.S. Army. 
    Died 14 Sep 1983  Memorial Hospital, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Paul B. Berry Runkle, 59, of York RD 12, died at 12.45 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital.
      He was the husband of Hilda M. Brown Runkle.
      He was born in York County and was a son of Mary E. Wise Runkle and the late Ernest E. Runkle.
      He was employed at New York Wire Cloth Co.
      Survivors include:
      A son - Paul B. Runkle Jr., 242 Perry Drive.
      Two daughters - Mary J. Hall, Felton RD 2, and Kathy S. Day, York.
      Four grandchildren.
      A brother and four sisters - Carl H. Runkle, Wrightsville RD 2; Mrs. Ruth Kinard, Dover RD 2; Carrie M. Smith, York RD 12; Jane K. Grim, 126 S. Pleasant Ave., Dallastown; and Edna R. Holtzinger, Red Lion RD2.
      Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Burg Funeral Home, 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. The Rev. Roger Leland, pastor of Prayer Mission Church, Windsor, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Luke's Lutheran Cemetary, with a flag ceremony by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1446.
      Memorials may be made to American Lung Association of South Central Pennsylvania, 448 W. Market St., York, Pa. 17405
    Buried Saint Luke's Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Bridgeville, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID I14358  runkle | Kim's branch, Pamela's branch, An unknown Runkle from Germany (I41143) who had sons Caspar (1677-1731) and Martin (c.1682-1757), both of Germany., Bonnie
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 

    Father Ernest Elmer Runkle,   b. 10 Nov 1900, Delta, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1957, Freysville, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Elsie Wise,   b. 27 Jun 1893, Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1988, Pleasant Acres Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Brogue, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1921  Chanceford Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F8646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hilda May Brown,   b. 24 Aug 1929, Bittersville, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1999, Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1946  Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Paul Bruce Runkle, Jr
    +2. Mary Jane Runkle,   b. 13 Oct 1952, Hellam, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1997, Memorial Hospital, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F8650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alverta Brillhart 
    Children 
     1. Catharine Sue Runkle
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F11447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Feb 1924 - Duff Hollow, York County, Pennsylvania., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilit-Beg - Induction into the U.S. Army. On to Fort Knox, Kentucky for boot camp and field training. - 7 Aug 1943 - Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilit-End - Honorably discharged from active duty, U.S. Army. - 12 Jan 1946 - Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Sep 1983 - Memorial Hospital, York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Luke's Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Bridgeville, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Paul Bruce Runkle<br/>
1924-1983
    Paul Bruce Runkle
    1924-1983


    Documents
    Military Enlistment Record
    Military Enlistment Record
    Marriage License
    Marriage License
    Military Honorable Discharge
    Military Honorable Discharge

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] The Runkle Family of York County, Pennsylvania, June Runkle Grove, (June Runkle Grove, November 1999).

    2. [S41] SSDI, (Social Security Administration).

    3. [S74] Runkle, Paul B, Jr: e-mail, 14 Nov 2010.

    4. [S84] Find-A-Grave.