2009-02-19 / Obituaries

Geraldine D. Gabrielson

Saxton, 79

Geraldine D. Gabrielson, 79, Saxton, died Thursday, February 12, 2009, at Altoona Regional Health System, Bon Secour Campus.

She was born on April 24, 1929, in Altoona, Pa., a daughter of the late Daniel and Maggie (Hill) Williams. She was united in marriage to the late Robert A. Gabrielson on May 25, 1957, in Huntingdon. He preceded her in death on March 29, 1994.

She is survived by seven children: Robert C. Gabrielson, married to Alice (Snedden), Coalport, Pa.; Donald L. Gabrielson, married to Sandy (Jones), Coalport, Pa.; Charlene R., married to Marty Watkins, Broad Top; Tamie S., married to Steve Frederick, Broad Top; Dale E. Gabrielson, married to Geri (Murro), Broad Top; Dean T. Gabrielson, married to Joyce (Guthridge), Broad Top; Judy A., married to Dave Simpson, Lake Placid, Fla.; brother and sisters: Charles Williams, Ohio; Gertrude Peightal, Huntingdon; Mary Caber, Blasdel, N.Y.; eighteen grandchildren; 13 greatgrandchildren; 13 great-greatgrandchildren; and sister-in-laws: Kathryn Williams and Alyce Ann Williams-Pentz.

She was preceded in death by grandsons: Bryan and Bradley Gabrielson and brothers: Daniel, Roy and Herbert Williams.

She was a member of the Oasis of Love Church, Saxton.

She was a homemaker most of her life, caring for her seven children.

She enjoyed attending the ladies' luncheons at the church, crocheting, baking and spending time with her family, church family and her friends at the Kelly Apartments.

Funeral services were held on Monday, February 16, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at Akers Funeral Chapel, Saxton. Pastor Kathy Speck officiated. Burial was held privately at Fairview Baptist Cemetery, Coalport, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Gabrielson to the Oasis of Love Church, RD#1 Box 251-A1, Saxton, PA 16678.

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