It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rosemary Grace Gaibler, 75, of Upper Black Eddy, Pa., on Jan. 17, 2022.
She was born in Ridgewood, N.J., a daughter of the late Clinton E. and Grace (Evans) Miller of Montvale, N.J. Rosemary was also preceded in death by her father- and mother-in-law, Walter and Helen Gaibler Sr. of Ottsville, Pa. Rosemary is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Mr. Walter Gaibler Jr. She will be deeply missed by her daughters, Cheryl Snyder of Zionsville, Pa., Doreen Johnson of Boston, Mass., and her beloved granddaughter, Bryana Grace Walsh and her husband, Kevin. She was much loved by her two brothers, Clinton B. Miller and his wife Jodie, and Craig E. Miller and his wife Judy, as well as her niece LeeAnn Wagner and her husband Keith, and nephews Craig Miller, Jr. and his wife Anke, Keith Miller and his wife Tari and Ryan Miller and his wife Veronica. She was also preceded in death by her nephew, CJ Miller. Rosemary has a huge extended family of cousins that love her dearly and many great nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her brothers and sisters-in-law, Joseph Gaibler and his wife Marilyn, Elizabeth Schwalm and her husband Ricky and Richard Gaibler and his wife Alice and all her nieces and nephews.
Rosemary grew up in Montvale, N.J. and moved to Upper Black Eddy, Pa., in 1978. She will be remembered for her beautiful singing voice, participating in secular and church choirs, including Stewart W. Smith Singers. Rosemary was a very active member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Ferndale where she volunteered as youth advisor, was on the Music and Worship Committee and church council, helped plan festivals and events and was a cantor for many years. Rosemary graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy in their first graduating class in Park Ridge, N.J. She started a career as a hairdresser but found her passion as a seamstress. Her hobbies included painting, reading and gardening. She led the production of the Community Memorial Flag in 2001/2002. The flag was dedicated on the Aircraft Carrier Intrepid in NYC on March 1, 2002.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 at 11 a.m. in St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 470 Church Road, PO Box 67,Ferndale, PA 18921. Cremation will follow. Friends may call at the church Saturday from 9:30 until the time of the service. Please follow Covid guidelines and wear a mask.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the church. Arrangements by the Robert W. Snyder Funeral Home, Riegelsville, Pa.