John E. Teel, 63 of Harrisburg, passed peacefully on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital. He was the son of the late Samuel Teel Jr. and Anna (Horne) Teel, he was also predeceased by 2 siblings, Gerald “Lanny” Teel and Alfred “Smitty” Teel. John was born on July 6, 1956 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania where he received his early education. Upon graduation John enlisted in the United States Air Force, after his tenure he received an honorable discharge. John retired from Liberty Distribution, working in the warehouse for several years. He was a member of The Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church, he was a Deacon in Training, served on the Senior Usher Board, enjoyed cooking, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. John leaves his devoted wife, Sharon Teel, his children; Robert Johnson, Johnesha Teel, Quincy Teel, Sophia Apalacio and Azariah Morgan, his siblings; Frank (Patricia) Teel, Samuel (Paula) Teel, Walter (Dellinah) Teel and Mary K. Smith, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
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