Gabrielle Sandelmann died on January 9, 2014. She was 99.
She was a resident of Gibsonia, PA and formerly lived in Shohola, PA. She was born in Bamberg, Germany on March 23, 1914 to the late Konrad and Magdalena Klauer. She and her late husband Henry Sandelmann owned and operated Sandelmann’s Shoe Store in Shohola for 30 years.
Gabrielle was an accomplished seamstress and gardener. She grew and arranged flowers for St. Ann’s Church in Shohola for many years. She was a faithful communicant of St. Richard’s Church in Gibsonia where she was a member of the Blanket Ministry, and she retired from St. Richard’s Gardening Team at age 90.
She is survived by her daughter, Carole (Kenneth Keeley); granddaughter, Melissa (Christopher Klemek); grandson, Douglas Keeley (Sabrina); and two great-grandchildren, Abraham and Madeleine Klemek.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 13 at St. Ann’s Church in Shohola.