RAYMOND VON HAGEL "PAW PAW" Jr.
Published in The Birmingham
News on August 14, 2009
VON HAGEL, RAYMOND
EUGENE, JR., "PAW PAW" age 75, of Gardendale, AL passed away
on August 12, 2009. Mr. Von Hagel was an active member of St. Elizabeth
Ann Seton Catholic Church and was a retired firefighter with the City
While attending Howard College he played basketball, and for two years
he played minor league baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies, after
baseball he spent many years involved and coaching in Gardendale Little
Mr. Von Hagel was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen Von Hagel;
2 brothers, Alvin and Edward Von Hagel.
He is survived by his son, Bruce Von Hagel of Hoover; daughter, Laura
Von Hagel of Gardendale; sister, Alice Slatsky of Minor; two grandchildren,
Davis Von Hagel and Greyson Von Hagel, both of Hoover; daughter-in-law,
Donna Von Hagel; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and
Funeral mass will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with burial to follow in Oakwood
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 14, 2009 from 5:30 until 8:30
p.m. at the church with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the St. Elizabeth Ann
Seton Catholic Church in memory of Raymond Von Hagel.