Robert F. Gabel
Robert F. Gabel

August 19, 1927 - March 20, 2017
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Clark, NJ


Robert F. Gabel, 89, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 20, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Thursday, March 23 at 8:30 am, thence to St. John the Apostle Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting is on Wednesday, from 4 - 7 pm.

Mr. Gabel was born in Newark to Benedict and Alma (Schmidt) Gabel. He proudly served his country in the Army. He was a resident of Clark for 65 years. He was an Usher and money counter at St. John the Apostle. He was a member of the Edison Rotary Club, the American Legion and the Dominican Order.

Mr. Gabel began his career at National State Bank in Edison in 1948 and retired from there as an Assistant Vice President in 1978. He then worked for Gabe's Auto Parts in Woodbridge from 1978 until 1993.

Mr. Gabel was predeceased by his son, Robert F. Gabel, Jr. and his wife Donna Gabel and his grandson, Joseph Urban III. He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Dolores (Bugglin) Gabel; his devoted children, John Gabel and his wife Lynn, David Gabel and Barbara Urban and her husband Joe; his cherished grandchildren, Christian Gabel, David Gabel, Tristen Pretlove, Meghan Urban, Victoria Urban, Peter Urban, Alyssa Urban and Michael Urban and great grandchildren, Landon and Raelyn Pretlove.



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John The Apostle RC Church
571 Valley Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Thursday, March 23, 2017
9:30 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Thursday, March 23, 2017
11:00 AM


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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