Dennis Ralph Gable
Dennis Ralph Gable
  • October 11, 1947 - January 6, 2018
  • York, Maryland

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Rev. Dr. Dennis R. Gable

October 11, 1947 - January 6, 2018


Rev. Dr. Dennis R. Gable, 70, died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at York Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rev. Patricia C. Gable.

Born in York on October 11, 1947, he was the son of the late Ralph W.E. and Verna L. (Glatfelter) Gable.

Dennis graduated from Dallastown Area High School, Western Maryland College, Lancaster Theological Seminary, and Drew University.

He served as pastor to many United Methodist churches from 1969 until his retirement in 2009. He also worked for CONTACT Teleministries USA.

Dennis is survived by his children, Debra L. Heary, Mark A. Gable (Erin), Christopher M. Gable (Jana), Toni L. Marshall (Richard), and Eric T. Lelinski; ten grandchildren, Shannon, Jordan, Jared, Emily, Aidan, Andrew, Rilan, Tyler, Wren, and Brice; and two great-grandchildren, Brayleigh and Karson; sister Sandra L. Sassaman (Greg); and brother, Dean M. Gable (Vonnie).

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Otterbein United Methodist Church, 3241 N. George Street, Emigsville, with visitation from 2 to 3. Private burial will be in Salem Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Center for Spiritual Formation c/o The Patricia C. Gable Memorial Scholarship, 45 S. West St., Carlisle, PA 17013.