Gail M. Height, of Wapwallopen, passed away Thursday morning at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia at age 56.
Born in Williamsport, Pa., she was a daughter of the late George and Rose Marie (Columbo) Portz. Gail worked at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, was her husband, David Height. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family.
Surviving are children April Hogan, at home; May Young and husband, Mark, Memphis, Tenn.; Melody Lasoski and husband Christopher, Sugar Notch; Katie Murphy and husband Jim, Catawissa; and Joe and fiancée Evelyn, Boston, Mass.; a sister, Nancy McGowan, and husband David, Levittown; seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at10:30 a.m. in the St. Jude’s Church, Mountain Top. Interment will follow in the Albert Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7 to 9 and again Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral.