Gail Anne Lemperle Gail Anne Lemperle passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at age 78. Gail was a daughter of John Lemperle and Jane (Feeney) Lemperle. She was born on Staten Island and grew up in Sunnyside, except for a few years when her family had moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL. They returned to Staten Island and Gail graduated from Curtis High School after just turning 17 years old. She attended the University of Georgia at Athens and became a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority and lived in the sorority house. In 1964, Gail returned to Staten Island and began working for A.T.& T. where she represented the company on former President Jimmy Carter's Presidential Campaign. Gail graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She also received credits for taking A.T. &T. sponsored Master computer classes at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.). Gail became an A.T. & T. Regional Director for all Latin American countries who wanted to acquire their services. After a short move to Manhattan, she returned to live on Staten Island in Silver Lake where she lived the rest of her life. She retired after 26 years with A.T. & T. Gail enjoyed traveling to Central America, South America and Europe. She also enjoyed snow skiing, sewing, cooking and especially gardening. She married Donald E. Dovardo and had two children, Donald Jr. and Nicole. She was predeceased by her parents, her son and her daughter. She is survived by her sister Denise Cregan and her nephew and godchild, Dennis Cregan. There will be visiting hours from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Harmon Funeral Home, 571 Forest Ave., Staten Island. A graveside Committal Service will follow at 11:15 AM at Ocean View Cemetery, 3315 Amboy Road, Staten Island. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Gail's name to Tunnel2Towers (T2T.org
) would be greatly appreciated. Harmon Funeral Home 571 Forest Ave. Staten Island, NY 10310 (718) 442-5056
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Published by Staten Island Advance from Jul. 15 to Jul. 16, 2021.