Unionville, NY: Evelyn H. Gale, 98 years old, died peacefully at Valley View Nursing Home, Goshen, NY on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Born to Thomas and Sarah Horler in the Town of Minisink, NY, she grew up in Unionville, NY and lived in Sarasota, FL from 1977 to 2017 before returning to Unionville, NY.
Evelyn worked as a teacher’s aide for many years before retiring from the Minisink Valley/Central 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 and is the devoted mother of Alan H. Gale and his wife, Cheryl of Unionville, NY, Paul R. Gale and his wife, Cathy of Unionville, NY and Jane B. Rizzo and her husband, Bob of Brooksville, FL. Cherished by 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 2 sisters in law and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive their friends at Ferguson Funeral Home, 27 Third Street, Sussex, NJ Friday, July 5, 2019 from 10AM to 12 Noon. Funeral service will be Friday, July 5, 2019 at 12 Noon at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Unionville Cemetery, Unionville, NY. Memorial gifts to a favorite charity or hospice would be appreciated.