Mabel M. Batchelor, a resident of the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center died Saturday after an illness. She was the widow of David Batchelor who died March 19, 2013. The couple had been married for 69 years.|
Born in Lake Ariel, she was the daughter of the late Lester A. and Laura Lake Frisbie.
She was a graduate of the Lake Consolidated School and the Lackawanna Business College. She was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church, and its Women's Society as well as the Ledgedale Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxilliary.
She had been employed by the Sherman Mills and STE-BAR Garment Manufacturing Companies.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center for the excellent care that they gave Mabel and David during their stay at the facility.
Surviving are her sons Ted and his wife Cheryl of Lakeville and Tom of Ledgedale; daughters Laurel Eime and her husband Arthur of Bath and Susan Klonoski and her husband John of Ledgedale; a brother Alton Frisbie of Endwell, NY; grandchildren David, Richard, Edward, Kim, Jason and Barry; five great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother Herbert.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the James Wilson Funeral Home 143 Gravity Rd. Lake Ariel.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday morning from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Ledgedale Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary c/o Tom Sawyer 27 Sledzinski Rd. Lake Ariel, 18436.
For directions or to send the family an online condolence please visit www.jameswilsonfuneralhome.com.
Published in Wayne Independent on Apr. 23, 2013