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Josephine C. Deats Gamble

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Josephine C. Deats Gamble

Formerly of Poughkeepsie - Josephine Catherine Deats Gamble, age 88, of Live Oak, Florida, formerly of Poughkeepsie, New York, passed away on Wednesday July 23, 2014. Josephine attended Wilmington High School in Wilmington, Delaware and was a homemaker. While living in Poughkeepsie for 50 years, she joined the IBM Women's Golf League and enjoyed playing bridge with the women of the community. Josephine also volunteered at Vassar Brother's Hospital. She had a gift for doing needlepoint and counted cross stitch which she enjoyed completing for her beloved family & friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Robert J. Gamble, Jr., who passed away January 8, 2014. Josephine leaves precious memories in the hearts of her children: Robert J. Gamble, III and his wife, Nancy of Raleigh, NC; Deborah G. Carlough and her husband, John of Calabash, NC; Candace L. Benedict and her husband, Keith of Red Hook, NY; and Joseph D. Gamble and his wife, Vikki of Live Oak, FL. She also leaves behind 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren who hold her dearly in their hearts. Also surviving is a sister, Dorothy Agster of Wilmington, DE.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington where friends and family may visit from 10 to 11 am. Interment will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or For online condolences, please visit


Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014
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