Alice L. Gakeler, 86, lived in New Milford
Published 11:02 pm, Monday, August 31, 2009
Mrs. Gakeler was born in Bethel, daughter of the late Martin and Frances (McLaughlan) Howley.
She attended Bethel schools and had worked as a secretary for the Barden Corporation, as well as the R.A. Boehm Company, for many years.
Mrs. Gakeler had been a longtime member of St. Mary Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Alice L. Taylor and her husband, Thomas, of New Milford; and a son, John Gakeler and his wife, Jennifer, of North Syracuse, N.Y.; four grandchildren, Thomas Taylor, Christopher Taylor and his wife, Paula, and Ryan and Evan Gakeler; six great-grandchildren, Tommy, Patrick, Kelly, Eli, Kimi and Scott; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters.
The Green Funeral Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.