Timothy E. Ansel, 71, of Lancaster is walking with the Lord on streets of gold after 13 years as a double amputee fighting multiple sclerosis. Tim passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. He was a son of the late Warren S. & Elizabeth (Young) Ansel and the husband of 48 years to Linda (Musser) Ansel.
Tim was proud to serve in the U.S. Army. He was a locksmith and the founder of Ansel Lock & Key, now operated by his son. He served his community for several years as a former Lancaster City firefighter. Tim enjoyed collecting and had a love for gospel music.
In addition to his wife, Tim is survived by his son, Joel T. Ansel (Kathryn), Lancaster; his daughter, Laura J. Chandler (Shaun), East Petersburg; four grandchildren: Reagan, Sophia, Carolyn & Lily Ansel; & five siblings: Thomas (Nina) Ansel, Diane Fichthorn, Joanne MacMurray, Terry (Maggie) Ansel, & Ted (Nancy) Ansel.
Celebration of Life: May 23, 2:00 PM at Calvary Church, 1051 Landis Valley Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601. VISITATION: 1 – 2 PM at the church. Tim's final resting place is in Riverview Cemetery, Lancaster. Memorial contributions: Joni and Friends PA, www.joniandfriends.org. www.goodfuneral.com
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