Obituary of Quentin GAMBLE
Quentin A. GAMBLE, 69, of Brookland, Ulysses, PA, died Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Bath VA Medical Center, Bath, NY.
Born May 16, 1947, in Coudersport, PA, he was the son of Edward L. and Ruth A. French Gamble.
On June 8, 1968, in Mayville, NY, he married the former Bonnie Seekings, who survives.
A Vietnam Veteran, he served honorably with the US Army from 1967 – 1970.
A Northern Potter High School graduate, he attended Olean Business Institute and Jamestown Community College. After serving his country, he graduated with high honors from Alfred State College with a degree in animal husbandry. He operated a dairy farm in Mayville for five years and owned and operated a dairy farm in Forestville, NY for 17 years. Toward the end of his farming career, he attended BOCES to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked in Westfield, NY, Dunkirk, NY, and Gerry, NY. During his nursing career, he took a year off to work as an over the road truck driver. Quentin and Bonnie moved to Brookland in 1997 and built their retirement home. He was last employed by PennDOT for five years.
He was a member of the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Harrison Valley and supportive of All Saints Episcopal Church in Brookland.
Surviving besides his wife, Bonnie, are: his mother, Ruth Gamble of Brookland; a sister, Phyllis (Alan) Scardina of Winston-Salem, NC; a brother, Darrell (Patti) Gamble of Brookland; an aunt, Doris Clark of Westfield, PA; and two generations of nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father.
Friends may call Monday, March 6, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Timothy H. Miller and the Rev. Janis Yskamp will co-officiate.
Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.
Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery, Brookland.
Memorials may be made to Christian & Missionary Alliance Church Missions Fund, 217 E. Main St., Harrison Valley, PA 16927.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.