July 19, 1928 - April 27, 2020
Gale B. Mott, age 91, of Bloomsburg, died on Monday, April 27, 2020, at his Scott Township home. Gale was born on Thursday, July 19, 1928 in Shickshinny, a son of the late Linden and Sarah (Downing) Mott. Gale graduated from the Huntington Township High School in 1946. On February 27, 1947, Gale married his loving wife, Carolyn (Honse) Mott. For many years, he was a self employed ceramic tile installer into his 80's. He enjoyed spending his time with his family and being an active "tinkerer". He built his own home and was an avid golfer, an accomplished oil painter, and an honorary grandparent to many children. In addition to his parents, Gale was preceded by his wife of 41 years on August 20, 1988 and four siblings: Loraine Stookey, Hilda Shear, A. Jay Mott, and Leonard "Buddy" Mott. A dear friend and companion, Kathleen "Kit" Bonham died April 7, 2020. Survivors include his four children Gayle Karshner and husband, Neil, of Bloomsburg, PA, Jane Mott of Bloomsburg, John Mott and wife, Ginger, of Bloomsburg, and Jennifer Jurick and husband, Philip, of Harrisburg; 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two sisters: Mabel Kashetta of Shickshinny, and Eileen Scherer and husband Ronald "Pete" of Huntington Mills. Due to recent events and the current CDC guidelines, private services will be held at this time. Gale's family apologizes for restricting his friends from paying respects at this time. A family gathering will be announced at a future date. Burial will be in the Scott Cemetery, Waterton. The Allen Funeral Home, Inc., 745 Market at Eighth St., Bloomsburg, is honored to be serving the Mott family. Memorial contributions in Gale's name are suggested to: Geisinger Hospice, 74 School House Rd., Suite 104, Danville, PA 17821.
Gale B. Mott, age 91, of Bloomsburg, died on Monday, April 27, 2020, at his Scott Township home. Gale was born on Thursday, July 19, 1928 in Shickshinny, a son of the late Linden and Sarah (Downing) Mott. Gale graduated from the... View Obituary & Service Information
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