Cynthia Lee (Davis) Haeberle
July 29, 1923 ‒ January 16, 2021
Cynthia Lee Davis Haeberle passed away in her sleep on January 15, 2021 at the age of 97. Cynthia (Cynch) was born in Orange, NJ on July 29,1923. The daughter of Richard and Gladys Davis, she grew up in New Jersey. She attended Lankenau and Dwight High school, and college at Briarcliff College in New York.
After college, she married Frederick R. Haeberle on February 22, 1946. Spending the first year of their marriage in New Haven while Fred received his degree in Geology at Yale University.
From Connecticut, she moved to Texas with Fred; first to Houston, then Amarillo and finally Abilene. From Texas, they relocated to Caracas, Venezuela in 1957. From there, spending three years in Manila Philippines, several years in New Jersey where she worked as a Volunteer at the Triboro First Aid Squad driving the ambulance and earned the nickname “Canon-ball”. She was proud to have transported one of the first heart transplant donors from a New Jersey hospital into a New York City hospital. From NJ, she moved to Tripoli, Libya and then spent 22 years in Dallas, TX, before retiring to Delaware, Ohio for the last 23 years. Traveling extensively, she and Fred visited all 7 continents.
She rode horses growing up, was an accomplished piano player, loved to do any kind of sewing and needlework, learned to paint landscapes and work with stained glass. She was always color coordinated and had a great love of God. Having lived overseas, she understood the importance of freedom and the importance of voting in every election.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Roberts and son Rick (Flossie) Haeberle; five grandchildren: Susan (John) McKee, Keith (Ashley) Haeberle, Jack Haeberle, Dawn Ball, and Lori (Jeff) Sedlock, and eight great grandchildren, Julia, Emily, Ella, Bria, Taylor, Jared, Trevor, and Nick.
Preceded in death by her parents Richard and Gladys Davis, one brother, Richard Davis Jr., grandson Brian Haeberle, and son-in-law Carl Roberts.
We celebrate that Cynthia is present with our Lord & Savior in paradise for eternity. In lieu of a service, please spend a moment remembering her.
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The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is assisting the family with arrangements.