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Donald A. Gamble, 61, of Seneca Street, a veteran of the Korean War, died Thursday (March 26, 1998) in Mount St. Mary's Hospital after a long illness.

A native of Fenwick, Ont., Gamble lived in Sanborn before he moved to Lewiston in 1965. He was a 1953 graduate of Wilson Central High School, and he served in the Air Force from 1953 to 1961.

Gamble was operation site manager for Bechtel National on Pletcher Road for 10 years until he retired in 1993. Before that, he worked for 15 years in the sales departments of Rainbow Ford in Niagara Falls and Paul Beatty Ford Agency in Ransomville.

He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Moose Lodge 584 and Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Niagara County. he also was a member of Lewiston-Queenston Rotary Club.

His first wife, Marjorie Ruth, died in 1969.

Survivors include his wife, the former Dolores Celeste; two sons, Ronald of Sanborn and D. Scott of Clearwater, Fla.; two daughters, Sandra L. Van Uden of Ransomville and Kristin L. of South Windsor, Conn.; his parents, John G. and Dorothy; and four grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Peter's Catholic Church, 600 Center St., with prayers at 9:30 in Hardison Funeral Home, North Fourth and Ridge streets. Burial will be in North Ridge Cemetery, Cambria.


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