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Steffan (Steve) Neil Gable

Obituary for Steffan (Steve) Neil Gable

June 7, 2018
Morrisville, Pennsylvania


Steffan (Steve) Neil Gable of Morrisville, PA, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018. He was 75.

A loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend, Steve embraced life to its fullest with vigor and energy that amazed everyone who knew him. He was generous and loving, a wise and kind mentor to so many.

Steve is survived by Barbara Gronsky, his loving wife; his children, Laurie and her husband, Joshua, of New Hope, and Courtney and her husband, Justin, of Elkins Park; his grandchildren, Zoe, Logan, and Lily; his stepsons Lee and Eric; his sister-in-law, Patti, and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Stuart and Teri. Steve was predeceased by his first wife of 42 years, Fern, and by his brother, Myles.

Steve graduated from Georgia State University on the GI bill and served in the Air Force as an air traffic controller. Steve's career included being the director of economic development for Mercer County. He was an avid lover of cycling, the outdoors, kayaking, and photography. He embodied community-oriented social action, and his volunteerism included driving for Meals on Wheels for seven years.

Relatives and friends are invited to Steve's memorial service at 11am Friday June 15, 2018 at Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, 323 E. Washington Ave, Newtown. Inurnment will immediately follow at Wrightstown Friends Burial Grounds.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to your local Meals on Wheels, or to Fox Chase Cancer Center in his memory.

Respects may be paid at Steve and Barbara's home in Morrisville, PA immediately following cemetery services, as well as on Sunday from noon to 8:00pm. Shiva will also be held on Saturday from noon to 6:00pm at the home of Courtney and Justin.

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Newtown, PA 18940
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