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Helene GabelJanuary 16, 1943 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 74)
Helene (Gloss) Gabel, 74, of Oley died November 25, 2017 at Penn State Health St. Joseph, Bern Township.
She was the wife of Heinz Gabel whom she married on November 2, 1962.
Born January 16, 1943 in Abington, PA, she was the daughter of the late Otto and Annaliese Gloss.
Helene graduated from Cheltenham High School and Pierce Business School and was employed as a legal secretary for Akin Gump, retiring in 2005.
Helene lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed so many things including being an avid bird watcher, the outdoors, enjoying hiking at Nolde Forest and Blue Marsh and driving around Berks County taking in it's beauty. She was quite the competitor when it came to miniature golf and solitaire, she enjoyed sports, a lifelong cat lover, eating good food and adored her grandchildren.
Along with her husband she is survived by her son, John H., husband of Bessie C. of Richboro, PA, her daughter, Lisa A., wife of Jed Dickens of Winterset, Iowa, her sister, Hannelore, wife of Philip Young of Oneonta, NY and five grandchildren; Christina M. Weldon, Jessica R. Dickens, Scott H. Dickens, John G. Gabel and James G. Gabel.
Services will be Friday, December 1 at 11 a.m. in the Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 423 Main Street, Oley. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Rt. 422 & Sipe Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033.
For online condolences, visit www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com.