George Frederick Deibel, III, of Havre de Grace, MD, passed away on May 29, 2023. He was 80 years old. He was born in Baltimore, MD, to George Frederick Deibel, Jr., and Elizabeth Stevenson Deibel.
Mr. Deibel was the devoted husband of the late Catherine Elder Deibel. He was the loving father of George F. Deibel, IV, John R. “JR” Deibel, Patrick Andrew “Andy” Deibel (Brandy), and the late Erin Kathleen Deibel. Mr. Deibel was the grandfather of Alexis Attarabeen (Omar), Katelynn Deibel, Brett Forton, Mary Elder, Hannah Deibel, and Coby Deibel, and great-grandfather of 4. He was predeceased by his brother John Deibel.
Mr. Deibel graduated from Havre de Grace High School in 1961. He attended Harford Community College. He retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground as a computer programmer. He then worked for many years at Havre de Grace Taxi. Mr. Deibel was a member of the Jaycees for many years, along with the Havre de Grace Lions Club, serving in all elected positions. He was a member and Chair for the City of Havre de Grace Board of Elections, Havre de Grace High School Class of 1961 Reunion Committee and Scholarship Committee. He coached Havre de Grace Rec. Soccer and Havre de Grace Little League while his kids were playing. Mr. Deibel loved the Baltimore Ravens, collecting stamps, comic books, baseball cards, coins, and Post Cards. He was an avid Bridge player. Mr. Deibel also enjoyed being a self-proclaimed member of the Beer Drinkers of America, supporting the Rodgers House Tavern and Abbey Burger in his beloved town.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023, from 5-8 PM, at Zellman Funeral Home, P.A., 123 S. Washington St., Havre de Grace, MD. Funeral services will be private.
Contributions may be made in his memory to Havre de Grace Rec. Soccer, 351 Lewis Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078.
Online condolences may be made at www.zellmanfuneralhome.com.