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Robert C. Gabrielson

Born: Mon., Sep. 27, 1937
Died: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017


12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
Location: Coalport

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
Location: Coalport

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Robert C. Gabrielson 80, Coalport, died December 12, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born September 27, 1937 in R.D. Coalport, son of the late Robert A. and Nina V. (Williams) Gabrielson. Preceded in death by step Mother, Geraldine, son, Robert D. “Dinger”, and great grandson, Squeak Cahill. Survived by wife of 62 years, the former Alice Mae Snedden whom he married July 3, 1955 in South Carolina. Daughters:  Nina Fleming of Indiana, PA, Jill Potutschnig (Ed) of San Antonio, TX, and Sheila (Irvine (Deak) of Irvona. 9 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Brother of: Donald (Sandy) of Coalport, Charlene Watkins (Marty), Tamie Frederick (Steve), Dale (Geri) and Dean (Joyce) all of Broad Top and Judith Simpson (Dave) of Lake Placid, FL. Also survived by several aunts and uncles and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob enjoyed traveling, his horses and special dog, Sadie and gardening. He was the owner and operator along with his brother, Don of Four Counties Contractors, Coalport for 32 years. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, Fred R. Korman Lodge 55, Glasgow where he had served as the Noble Grand., and member of the Coalport Presbyterian Church. Friends will be received from noon until time of Memorial Service at 3:00 PM Saturday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 1085 Main St., Coalport, Pa 16627, Pastor, and son in law, Deak Irvine, officiating, and an Odd Fellow’s Memorial Service will be held at 2:30.  Committal will be at Fairview Cemetery, R.D. La Jose. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions be made to the Odd Fellows in care of Mike Delfosse, 984 Maple Rd., Coalport, PA 16627 in Bob’s memory.   

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Nancy Washell
   Posted Thu December 14, 2017
Sheila, so very sorry to hear about your dad passing. My deepest sympathies to you and all your family.

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