Gayle was a Registered Nurse, graduating from the M.B. Johnson School of Nursing in Elyria, and had worked at St. Joe’s Hospital in Lorain and Camp Ho Mita Koda for diabetic children. She loved spending time with her family; especially with her nephews and niece. Gayle enjoyed sewing and shopping.
She is survived by her mother, Jean M. Cox (nee Svehla) of Twinsburg; two sisters, Barbara J. Kubofcik (Steven III) of Solon, Beverly A. Janosky (Mark) of Rochester, New York; a brother, Robert J. Cox (Iva) of Mountain View, California; two nephews, Thomas Janosky, Steven Kubofcik IV; and niece, Kathryn Kubofcik.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Cox. Friends may call 4 until 7 P.M., Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626. Funeral services are 1 P.M., Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at St. John Lutheran Church, 1140 W. River Rd. N., Elyria, OH 44035 (Please meet at church). Pastor Jim Herbolsheimer will officiate. Burial will be at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Twp.
Memorial contributions ,in Gayle’s memory, can be sent to St. John Lutheran Church or to The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway 14th Flr., New York, NY 10004.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com