LEHAN-STERN, Gail M.|
Gail M. Lehan-Stern, age 62 of Georgetown, Texas and recently of Lakeway, Texas passed away on June 20 at Hospice Austin's Christopher House after a nine year courageous battle with cancer.
Gail graduated from the University of Houston and made her career as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in the intensive care units of hospitals in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Florida.
Gail is survived by her husband of 34 years, Bradford A. Stern of Georgetown, Texas; her mother, Irene B. Lehan of Eastham, Massachusetts; two brothers, James P. Lehan and his wife Nancy, of Apple Valley, California, and Paul F. Lehan of Eastham, Massachusetts; and nephew, Benjamin J. Lehan of Apple Valley, California. She is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, Francis S. Lehan.
The family would like to thank the staff of Texas Oncology in Austin for giving us more precious years to be with Gail, and to Hospice Austin for providing comfort and care during Gail's final weeks.
A memorial service for Gail will be held on Sunday, June 29, at 2:00 P.M. at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas. A private family burial service will be held in Eastham, Massachusetts.
In lieu of flowers and the customary remembrances, a donation in Gail's name can be made to: The Settlement Home for Children, 1600 Payton Gin Road, Austin, Texas 78758; or to Lake Travis Thrift Shop, 1508 RR 620 South, Suite 105, Lakeway, Texas 78734. Volunteering for both of these organizations provided many rewarding experiences for Gail. Donations may also be made to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78759.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.cookwaldendavisfuneralhome.com.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from June 27 to June 28, 2014