Harris H. Shettel, Jr.
February 26, 2020

Visitation Information

March 1 2020 - 4:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside 15232

Funeral Information

March 2 2020 - 1:00 pm
Parklawn Memorial Park, 12800 Veirs Mill Rd, Rockville, MD 20853

HARRIS H. SHETTEL, JR.: On Wednesday, February 26, 2020; Beloved husband of the late Patricia Rogansky Shettel; Loving father of John R. Shettel and wife, Mary, of Washington, DC and Carla T.S. Pfahler and husband, Thom, of Pittsburgh, PA; Step-father of the late Craig Vitale and Debbie Vitale.  Harris was a glider mechanic in World War II.  He earned his Bachelors Degree from George Washington University and his Master's Degree from Wayne State University, both in Research Psychology.  He worked for the American Institute of Research, specializing in education and museum visitor studies.  Harris was highly respected in his field and was one of the founders of and past President of the Visitors Studies Association.  He traveled all over the world for work.  He had a very diverse palate and enjoyed food as well as a good martini.  He was a good citizen and never missed an opportunity to vote.  He loved the study of art and architecture. Visitation at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside, on Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.  Interment at Parklawn Memorial Park in Rockville, MD on Monday at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Harris' memory may be made to Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104.  www.schugar.com


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