Lassie Gale

May 15, 1930 ‒ December 07, 2012

New Philadelphia and formerly Delaware, Ohio

Lassie (Cordial) Gale, age 82 of Dover, Ohio and formerly of Delaware passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 at the Community House Hospice in New Philadelphia surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness.

She was born on May 15, 1930 in Johnston County, Kentucky to the late Elijah and Eva (Caudill) Cordial and moved to Delaware in 1946 from Paintsville, Kentucky. Lassie retired from Sunray Stove Company in 1992 and made her home in Delaware until this past July.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 25 years: Billy in 1979, and sisters: Janet Sullivan, Opal Cordial, Garnet Lawrence, and Juanita (Robert) Gruber.

With a passion for growing things, she enjoyed time spent in her beautiful flower gardens. Lassie treasured time spent with family, especially her grandchildren.

Lassie will be sadly missed by her family including her daughter: Frankie Carole Barger (Rick), son: Robert Warren Gale (Candy), Sisters: Rita Dennis, Dorothy Rayburn, Charlotte Cordial (Ed Wachsman). She will also be dearly missed by her many grandchildren including: Kerry Ann (Barger) Brown (John Michael), Nicholas Alexander Barger, Christopher Gale (Nicole), Sarah (Gale) Bersdofer (David), D.J. Saunders, and Erica Latona Gale, as well as 8 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Friends may call 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Monday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware, where services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery next to her husband.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Community Hospice House, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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