Evelyn H. Gale

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Evelyn H. Gale died peacefully at Valley View Nursing Home in Goshen on Saturday, June 29, 2019. She was 98 years old.

Born to Thomas and Sarah Horler in the Town of Minisink, she grew up in Unionville, and lived in Sarasota, Florida, from 1977 to 2017 before returning to Unionville.

Evelyn worked as a teacher’s aide for many years before retiring from the Minisink Valley School District.

She was very active in her church, school, service organizations, committees and boards.

She loved to dance and stay as active as possible. Friends will always remember her from all of the activities she was involved with, especially her church.

Evelyn is predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Hobart S. “Pat” Gale Jr. (1990), her siblings: Mary, Fannie, Tom and Marge.

She was the devoted mother of Alan H. Gale and his wife Cheryl of Unionville, Paul R. Gale and his wife Cathy of Unionville, and Jane B. Rizzo and her husband Bob of Brooksville, Florida. Cherished by seven grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive their friends at Ferguson Funeral Home, 27 Third St., Sussex, N.J., on Friday, July 5, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Funeral service will be Friday, July 5, at noon at the funeral home.

Interment to follow at Unionville Cemetery.

Memorial gifts to a favorite charity or hospice would be appreciated.

Information and condolences can be found at www.fergusonsussexfuneralhome.com.

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