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Mabel Irene Markle French
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1923
Big Flats
Chemung County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 2012
Steuben County
New York, USA


Hornell,N.Y.,Evening Tribune, April 7,2012


Hornell,N.Y. - Mabel I.French formerly of Hornell passed away Thursday (April 5,2012) at the Stuben County Health Care Facility in Bath,where she had resided since 1989.

Mabel was born July 1,1923 in the town of Big Flats, to Ernest and Emma (Allen) Markle. On June 17,1944 she married Allan Waight, who predeceased her in 1986. On Dec. 25,1965 she married Arthur French, who predeceased her 1991. In addition to her husands, she was predeceased by a son, Larry Waight; two sisters, Mary Conte and Ida Goemere; and a brother, Arthur Markle.

Mabel had been a homemaker who also worked outside her home as a waitress and hospital custodial services at the former Bethesda Hospital in North Hornell. She loved to sing Bible studies were vary dear to her.

Mabel is survived by a two sons, Donald Waight and Ray Waight, of Alameda, Calif.; one daughter, Norva (Gerald) Beyea of Canisteo; and daughter-in-law, Darlene Waight of Hornell; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to funeral and committal services Monday at 11 a.m. at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 E.Main St. in Canisteo, with the Rev.Brian Diffenbacher officiating.

Burial will be in Rural Home Cemetery in Big Flats.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mabel's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 435 E.Henrietta Rd., Rochester,N.Y. 14620, Attn. Development Office.

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  Emma B. Allen Markle (1882 - 1930)
  Arthur French (____ - 1991)
Rural Home Cemetery
Big Flats
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: A-B-23-1
Created by: E. W.
Record added: Apr 15, 2013
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