5345 South Street | Vermilion, OH 44089
Obituary of Darla Gabel
Darla Jean Gabel (nee Peters), 68, of Vermilion, died Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain after a sudden illness.
She was born February 13, 1952 in Norwalk and has been a life long Vermilion resident.
Darla graduated from Vermilion High School in 1970 and had worked for Oak Hills Nursing Home as a Nurses Aid.
She was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church, Amherst and loved animals.
She is survived by her sister, Cheryl (Harvey) Workman of Vermilion; brother, Thomas Peters of Vermilion; 2 nieces, several step-children; and many step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur "Sonny" Gabel Jr. in 2009; parents, Clarence and Mary (nee Croll) Peters; and her sister, Doris Morris.
The family will receive friends on Monday, June 8, 2020 from 4-8 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. All are welcome to attended, a limited number of people will be allowed in the funeral home at one time with proper social distancing. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Riddle Funeral Home. Pastor Randy Crabtree will officiate. Interment will follow at Birmingham Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Friendship Animal Protective League of Lorain County, Inc., 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
5345 South Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
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