2014-01-23 / Obituaries

Gabriel R. Conte Jr. New Cumberland, 88

Gabriel R. Conte Jr., 88, New Cumberland, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014, in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township.

He was a retired draftsman for the former Bethlehem Steel Corp., Steelton plant, and a World War II Navy veteran.

He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, VFW Post 7415 and American Legion Post 143, all of New Cumberland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Sam, and a sister, Helen Linardi.

He is survived by his wife of more than 59 years, M. Jane Beatty Conte, who was born and raised in Needmore; a son Robert A., Harrisburg; a daughter, Patricia A. Vaughn of New Cumberland; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014, in his church. Burial was in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Upper Allen Township.

Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, New Cumberland, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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