Eleanor L. Gaber, age 89, of Waterford, died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at her home. Born in Waterford on December 19, 1925, she was the daughter of Aron and Marian Lichtinger Lane. Eleanor was a school teacher and homemaker, and a graduate of Waterford Academy and Edinboro College.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Gaber; her daughter, Marcia Yard; and sisters, Cynthia Reemsnyder and Lynette Beck. Survivors include three children, Walt Gaber (wife Jeanne) of Erie, Emily Lamont (husband Tom) of Waterford, and Alan Gaber (wife Kathy) of Fredonia, PA. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Christy Adams (Eric), Karen Patel (Ryan), Jonathan Gaber, Justin Gaber and Rebekah Gaber; a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Patel; and several nieces and nephews.
At Eleanor’s request, there will be no visitation or services.
Memorials may be made to the Erie City Mission, PO Box 407, Erie, PA 16512.