AUSTINTOWN - Prayers will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 10:15 a.m.
at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, followed by a Mass
of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, for
Cecilia Gamble, 93, who died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Briarfield Manor
surrounded by her loving family.
Cecilia was born May 24, 1926, in Youngstown, a daughter of Warren and
Marguerite (Maher) Davis.
She attended South High School and was a graduate of Ohio Beauty School.
For 37 years, she volunteered at the Aut Morri Grotto Circus Ticket Office.
She was a charter member of the Fitch Band Boosters, the Fitch Tagalongs and
Austintown PTA for many years. She was a member of the Altar Rosary Society
and a volunteer at the Immaculate Heart of Mary festival for 12 years. She
was a member of the Women's Caldron of the Grotto and a Grotto assistant and
volunteer at the Canfield Fair for many years. She was very active with
Eater Seals and Cerebral Palsy Organizations and did demos at various local
stores. Cecilia truly lived life to its fullest.
Her husband, Robert Gamble, whom she married July 22, 1949, died on June 25,
Cecilia is survived by her daughters, Bunny (Nick) Panella of Mineral Ridge,
Mariann Pfund of Boardman, Marcia Sturdevant of Austintown, and Marlene
(Ted) Roberts of Austintown; her son, Martin (Darlene) Gamble of Girard; 10
grandchildren, Sheila Cribelar, Michele Morley, Michael Pfund, Kevin and
Kari Sturdevant, Missy Evans, Kristina, and Dominic Roberts, Stephen and
M.J. Gamble; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandaughter.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; her son, Mark Gamble; her
brothers, Tom Davis and James Davis.
Family and friends may call on Monday July 22, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the
funeral home, which would have been their 70th wedding anniversary.
In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations toEaster Seals, 299 Edwards St., Youngstown, OH 44502 and or The United
Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland, 10011 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes,
Austintown Chapel, 4303 Mahoning Ave.
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