Julia (nee Zuczek) Gabel

June 19, 1929 - June 24, 2017

Obituary & Service Info

Julia (nee Zuczek) Gabel

Julia (nee Zuczek) Gabel, 88, of Sayreville, NJ, died peacefully on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Funeral Services will begin on Thursday, June 29th at 10:00 a.m. from Kurzawa Funeral Home, 338 Main Street in South Amboy, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in South Amboy. Interment will follow immediately at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Parlin. Visiting hours will take place on Wednesday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Family & friends may share memories and condolences at www.kurzawafh.com.

Born at home in Sayreville, NJ, to the late Walenty and Anna (Baron) Zuczek, Julia was a lifelong resident of Sayreville. She graduated from Sayreville H.S. and married in May of 1949. She was a proud and devoted homemaker and operated the family business E. Gabel Monument Works in South Amboy, NJ. She was a longtime parishioner of 68 years at Sacred Heart Parish in South Amboy. She loved to cook for her family, the NJ Lottery and was an avid family sports fan!

Beloved wife to the late Edward Gabel. Devoted mother to Mary Ann Smetana and her late husband Kenneth J., Diane Clayton and her husband Robert J. Cherished grandmother to Kenneth E. Smetana (Nancy), Julie Ann Renode (Robert J. III), Stephanie Parse (Michael), Robert E. and Brittany J. Clayton and 8 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Dear sister to her late brothers and sister, Charlotte Rzucek, John, Stanley and Adolph Zuczek.