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Friends Remembered Home | Friends Detail

Joseph Gabor (WA8WEQ)


April 20, 2006


Joseph Gabor WINTERSVILLE, Ohio Joseph Gabor, 88, of Wintersville died Thursday, April 20, 2006, at Trinity West Hospital in Steubenville, OH. He was born Dec. 21, 1917, in Brilliant, Ohio, a son of the late Anthony Gabor and the late Elizabeth Foldie Gabor Kovach. Joe was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. electronics department and served in the US Air Force during WWII piloting P-38s over Burma. He was a member of the Wintersville U.M. Church and Steubenville-Weirton Amateur Radio Club (call letters WA8WEQ). Preceding Joe in death were two brothers, George Kovach and Charles Kovach. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Josephine R. Guisto Gabor, whom he married Sept. 12, 1939; daughter, Darlene (Robert) Woods of Wintersville; one granddaughter, Danielle (Mark) Monreal of New Port Richey, Fla.; twin great- grandsons, Robert Joseph and Austin James Monreal; three brothers, Louis Kovach of New Alexandria, Steve Kovach of Rayland and Frank Kovach of Steubenville; two sisters, Susie VanDaine of Texas and Priscilla (Sam) Flohr of Bloomingdale. Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, on Sunday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. where services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday with Rev. Clint Quillen officiating. Burial at Fort Steuben where Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad will conduct services. (from the Steubenville Herald-Star)

Contributed by: Gregory Day (N8GD)


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