Margaret Ellen Gamble

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  • "We are never prepared for this separation but she too lived..."
    - Ken and Betty Lou Bennett
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    - Nancy (Herbert) MacKenzie
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Margaret Ellen Gamble, 98, of Kingsley, died Friday at the Forest City Nursing Center. Her husband, Michael, died in 1980.

Born in Scranton on July 23, 1914, daughter of the late Lee and Mary Gow Grinell, Margaret was a graduate of Harford High School and a member of the First Congregational Church of Harford United Church of Christ, and also attended the West Lenox Baptist Church.

She enjoyed gardening, sewing, baking and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are a daughter, Beverly Herbert and husband, Lewis, Hop Bottom; a son, William, Scranton; two sisters, Virginia Brainard and Eleanore Jesse, Gracious Living Estates, South Montrose; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a niece and several nephews.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, Neil and Gary.

Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. from the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson. Interment will take place in the South Gibson Cemetery.

Friends may call Monday from 11 until service time. For directions or online condolences, visit www.litwinfu
Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 16, 2012