Donald J. Gabel, 81, husband of Linda L. (Raysor) Gabel, passed away at his home in Boyertown on Thursday, November 11, 2021.
Born in Boyertown, he was the son of the late Henry and Mae (Werner) Gabel.
Family was very important to Donald. He was proud of his daughter Deb, and he loved taking his two grandsons fishing and playing baseball with them. He loved his wife Linda deeply; she was everything to him. Donald was a very neighborly and generous man that would help anyone that needed it. He was a longtime member of Friendship Hook & Ladder Co. and a member of Good Shepherd UCC Church in Boyertown. Donald coached little league baseball in Boyertown with his brother for years.
Surviving along with his wife Linda of 57 years, is his daughter Debra Werner; brother Paul Gabel; grandchildren Christopher Werner, husband of Olivia, and Tyler Werner; great grandson Briggs Werner; and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers William and Henry Gabel.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (1020 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville, PA 19525) with Rev. Kimberly Berenotto officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview cemetery. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 6:00-8:00pm at the funeral home. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, from 10:00-11:00AM at the funeral home.