OBIT: Patsy G. Gambino of Royersford

Gambino 'led a campaign of kindness for her family and friends'

The following information was provided by Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, Inc.:

Patsy G. (Schaffer) Gambino, 79, of Royersford, entered eternal life on Tuesday evening, January 7, 2014.  She was the wife of the late John L. Gambino Sr.  Born in Parker Ford, she was a daughter of the late Clinton B. and Mary Ella (Neyhart) Schaffer. 

Pat was a 1952 graduate of Phoenixville High School.  She was employed as a switchboard operator for the former Sacred Heart Hospital in Norristown.  She loved to spend time with her family.  Pat led a campaign of kindness for her family and friends.

 Her spirit is carried on by her children, Sharon, wife of Richard Gehman, of Royersford, Sheryl, wife of James “Skip” Nuskey, of Collegeville, and Mark, husband of Nancy Gambino, of Royersford, her ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.  She is also survived by a sister, Gail Schaffer, of Phoenixville.  In addition to her husband, Pat was preceded in death by a son, John L. Gambino Jr., four brothers and three sisters. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral at the Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, Inc., on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 10:30 am.  Officiating will be the Deacon Dave Kubczak.  Interment will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Norristown.  Friends will be received from 9:00-10:30 am. 

In lieu of flowers, if desired, in Pat’s memory donations may be made to the American Heart/Stroke Association, Greater Rivers Affiliate, One Penn Center at Suburban Station, 1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19103 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106. 

Arrangements are being handled by the Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, Inc.  Condolences may be offered online at www.PhoenixvilleFuneralHome.com.


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