Mary Gable (1926 - 2014)

Obituary
  • "Coach Gable, I am so saddened to hear of the passing of..."
    - Sherry Figueroa-Ortiz
  • "Mary was such a lovely, refined lady. She will be missed..."
    - Sandy Forney
  • "Bill and Family: I am saddened to read of your loss. Mary..."
    - Bill ruh
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    - Jesus Siaba
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    - Carmen Siaba

Emma Mary Villoria (Mary) was born to Maximina and Juan Villoria, December 27 th, 1926 in Cleveland Ohio. She graduated from Washington High School in Massillon Ohio in 1945. After completing cosmetology school in 1947 she moved with her family to Miami Florida and worked at beauty salons in Coral Gables and Miami Beach. Mary married the love of her life and high school sweetheart Bill Gable, in Miami on June 25th 1949 and joined him in Madison Wisconsin where he was attending college and played football for the Badgers. After Bill graduated from the University they moved to Evanston Illinois where he started his teaching career. Their first child Valerie was born in 1952. The same year the young family moved to Ontario California where Bill began coaching football at Chaffey College.

Her daughter Luci was born in 1955 followed by her son John in 1959. Mary was a devoted mother and wife, accomplished seamstress and dear friend to many. She was a long time member and treasurer of the Fontana Spanish Club and enjoyed being part of the Chaffey Wives Club. Mary is survived by her husband Bill of 64 years, her three children, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held on May 3, at 11:30 AM at the Rancho Carlsbad Club House, 5200 El Camino Real Carlsbad, Ca. 92010


Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Apr. 24, 2014
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