Gayle Hafer(1943 - 2013)

COUDERSPORT - Gayle Elizabeth Hafer, 69, of Fisher Drive, Coudersport, passed away Friday (April 19, 2013) in her home.
Born July 16, 1943, in Pottsville, she was the daughter of John A and Grace R. Reese. On June 13, 1964, in Mount Penn, Gayle married Terry A. Hafer, who survives.
A devoted Christian, Gayle and her husband had recently begun worshiping with the First Presbyterian Church of Coudersport. She was an awesome and loving mother and wife, and a devoted homemaker. Gayle was an avid gardener and a remarkable cook, she enjoyed her membership in the Coudersport Golf Club, and Coudersport American Legion, and her hobbies of sewing, stitching, quilting, cooking and decorating.
Surviving are her mother, Grace; her husband, Terry; three sons, Todd A. Hafer of Laureldale, Troy A. Hafer (Shari) of Wernersville and Chad A Hafer (Tracey) of Coudersport; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother; John A. Reese (Jill) of Fleetwood; and three nephews.
Friends may call at the Coudersport Presbyterian Church from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday to attend Gayle's Life Celebration with a memorial service to follow in church at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Evon Lloyd officiating. 
Contributions in Gayle's name may be made to Potter County Hospice, 1001 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915.
Funeral arrangements are by the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home.
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Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home Ltd.
210 North East Street Coudersport, PA 16915
(814) 274-8888

Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 22 to Apr. 29, 2013