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Dorothy Gabel

February 25, 2007

Dorothy E. Gabel, 86, of East Church Street, Nanticoke, passed away Sunday morning at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born on Feb. 14, 1921, in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of the late John and Helene David Piaseckl.

Dorothy was a graduate of Nanticoke High School.

She was employed as a desk clerk for the Nanticoke Police Department.

She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ, Nanticoke; American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Nanticoke; Democratic Women’s Club; and the Mercy Special Care Hospital Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Gabel, in 1974; grandson Michael J. Gabel; and sister Myrtle Curtis.

Surviving are sons Michael J. and his wife, Mary Ann; David J. and his wife, Susan; daughter Joellen Howe and her husband, Kevin, all of Nanticoke; grandchildren Michelle Gabel, Meredith Gabel, Stacy Hall and Justin Gabel.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home, 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. Barry Lohman officiating.

Interment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to Zion United Church of Christ or the SPCA.

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