Morris Gabe
Morris Gabe
  • March 2, 1921 - January 12, 2018
  • Greensboro, North Carolina

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Morris Gabe, affectionately known as "Poppie," passed away January 12, 2018 in his Greensboro, North Carolina home. Poppie was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1921 to Jacob and Gertrude Gabe, recent Russian immigrants. He lived in Greensboro for the past 33 years. Funeral services will be at 1 PM, Tuesday, January 16 at Beth David Synagogue with Rabbi Joshua Ben-Gideon officiating. Burial will follow at Greensboro Hebrew Cemetery.

He was married to the late Hilda Gabe for more than 60 years, was a veteran of the Army Air Corps and also a scoutmaster in New York.

Poppie is survived by his daughter, Dianne Schlanger (Dr. Leslie Schlanger) of Greensboro and son, Dr. Stanley Gabe (Leslie) of Melbourne, Florida; grandchildren, Erik Schlanger (Cindy), Jed Schlanger (Nickella), Danielle Richards (Mike), Jocelyn Stewart (Levi), and Zachary Gabe; great-grandchildren, Jake, Lilah, Emory, Augie, Sky, Sydney, Owen and Eliana; and his loving nephews, Rob (Denise) and Mark (Mary) Einzig.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Greensboro for their care and compassion. Online condolences may be offered at Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm chapel is assisting the Gabe family.