Howard Mabel

MABEL Howard Mabel, age 68, of Manitou Beach, MI, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Graduated from Hasbrouck Heights High School in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., and the University of Toledo, and earned his master's degree from Bowling Green State University. Beloved coach, principal and administrator known throughout Toledo for helping young people find work, solve problems or stay in school. Survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Cheryl Mabel; daughters, Leslie (Matthew) Marx and Shelley Mabel; brother, Edward (Madeline) Mabel; and grandchildren, Libby, Murray, and Evelyn Marx. Preceded in death by mother Hilda Blank Mabel, father Abraham Morris Mabel, and daughter Hyla Nadine Mabel. Graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 18 at NEW TIFERETH ISRAEL CEMETERY, 2565 Performance Parkway with Rabbi Michael Ungar officiating. Shiva observed following the service on Friday and after sundown Saturday at the home of Leslie and Matthew Marx. Contributions can be made to the Toledo Start High School Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund, Congregation Tifereth Israel in Columbus, or Etz Chayim Synagogue in Toledo. Online guestbook at

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 17, 2013