Obituary of Michael Paul Dructor, Sr.
Michael Paul Dructor, Sr., 93, of Harleysville, PA, formerly of Philadelphia, PA, passed away at home on Saturday afternoon, January 9, 2021. He was the husband of the late Ruth (Hegh) Dructor, who passed away January 2, 2017.
Born November 3, 1927, in Pittston, Luzerne County, PA, he was a son of the late Paul J. and Mary (Chopak) Dructor. He was a graduate of Pittston High School and was a United States Navy veteran of World War II.
Mr. Dructor was employed for 46 years with Container Corporation of America, retiring in 1993, followed by nearly a decade at Cage Graphic Arts. He appreciated the simple things in life like spending time with his family, sitting in the sun, smoking his pipe, trying his luck with a scratch off lottery ticket or at the casinos, and vacationing in Ocean City, NJ. He was an avid gardener and loved listening to music and dancing. He also appreciated a good beer and a nice glass of wine.
Surviving are six children, Joyce Anna Torriero and her husband Albert, Michele Rooney and her husband Timothy, Marlene Ruth Dructor, Michael P. Dructor, Jr. and his wife Terri, Paula Gumpper and her husband Mike, and Michael V. Dructor and his wife Dana; 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Brian Dructor; and a brother, Edward J. Dructor.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 900 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA, on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, from 9:30-10:15am, and to the funeral mass which will begin at 10:30am. Burial will follow at St. John Neumann Cemetery in Chalfont, PA. Please wear a mask and be prepared to practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org, or to Shriners Hospitals for Children at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org. Arrangements are by R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. of Skippack, PA. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com.