Allen William Gale

December 01, 1935 ‒ October 10, 2016

Marion, Ohio

Allen William Gale, 80, of Marion, Ohio, passed away Monday, October 10, after a battle with brain cancer. Allen was born in Lawrence, MA, grew up in Detroit, and received degrees from the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University. He spent many years in financial roles in the automotive industry in Detroit and Cleveland before settling in Marion. He ran the Marion Bronze Company and had real estate and other ventures in Marion. He had a passion for fishing and Lionel trains.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sharon; five children: Jeff (Dede), Mike (Sharon), Lisa, Lindsey (T.J.), and David: three grandchildren: Ashley, Amanda, and Taylor; and two great-granddaughters.

Per his wishes, no calling hours or funeral services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to The James Cancer Hospital and mailed to The James Cancer Hospital, Office of Development, 660 Ackerman Rd. 6th Flr., P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218-3112. In the memo line, please note in memory of Allen Gale/Fund #314420, which supports brain cancer research.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to have been chosen to serve Allen’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them below.

  • Lindsay – So sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you walk the journey of grief and loss over the next days and weeks. Hugs! Pat McBeth

  • Soo sorry for the loss of your husband, Sharon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. Find comfort in the peace of knowing that Mr. G is in a better place and free of pain.
    Love you all, Dr. Heather Columber and family

  • John and I are thinking of your family, and sending love and hugs. We know the love in your family will give you strength through this difficult time.

  • We are never prepared for the loss of our love ones.
    If a man dies, can he live again?
    Acts 24:15. Earthly Resurrection.

  • Lindsey,
    Please except my deepest condolences to you and your family.
    Peace be with you.
    Sue Walters Wolford

  • Sharon and family……I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for comfort for you and your family.

  • My sympathy and condolences go out to your whole family. I love you all. Please feel the peace and light being sent to you.

  • Very sorry to hear about Mr.G. Please remember we all love you and your family.My deepest sympathy is extended to you during this difficult time.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you, Sharon, Lindsey and your family , at this sad time. Love you.

  • Our thoughts & prayers are with you. May God give you peace & comfort. We will miss Mr. G greatly. Love you!!!

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you Sharon,Lindsey ,David and family. This is such a difficult time for all of you, we wish you peace, comfort and strength in the weeks and month ahead.

  • Dear Sharon, Lindsey & David,
    We are so sorry to hear of Mr. G’s passing.
    We have many fond memories of Allen.
    You have many many fond memories and know each time you share a memory he is there beside you.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.