Juanita A. Chamberlain
Juanita A. Chamberlain, age 69 of Albion, Pa., died peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 13, 2022 with her family by her side. Juanita was born in Erie, PA on March 30, 1952 the daughter of the late John H. and Mildred M. (Weber) Gabel.
Juanita didn’t work outside of the home, but she had her hands full at home taking care of her own family. She married Ralph L. Chamberlain, Sr. in 1971. They were married for 49 years. They were blessed with two boys and three girls. She enjoyed many hobbies. She enjoyed music especially since her husband, Ralph played in a band and was recording many songs during the early years. She enjoyed arts and crafts and enjoyed learning to crotchet from her daughter, Loretta. She enjoyed playing cards and cooking. There wasn’t a dish that Juanita could not cook to perfection. However, her real love as is with all grandparents is her grandchildren. She loved each and everyone of her grandchildren. She would never give up a chance to be with them no matter what.
Besides her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ralph just six months ago on September 2, 2021. She was also preceded in death by three Sisters; an infant sister, Marion, Shirley Ramey and Agnes Dobransky and six brothers; George, John “Jack”, Wayne “Bugs”, Eddie, and Louis “Louie” Gabel, and an infant brother.
Juanita is survived by her children; Ralph Chamberlain, Jr. of Albion, Loretta Baldwin (John Dickey) of Meadville, Jennifer Chamberlain (Teo Serrano) of West Springfield, Melinda Chamberlain (John Frombach) of Albion, and Jerry Chamberlain (Carlie) also of Albion. And two sisters, Joan Gabel of Girard and Dorothy Church of Platea and a brother, Harold “Bailey” Gabel of Erie and 23 Grandchildren, 14 Great-Grandchildren, and 1 Great-Great Grandchild.
Friends and Family are invited to gather at the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home at 11883 Main Street, East Springfield, PA 16411 on Friday, March 18, 2022 from 2 to 4 and 6 until the services at 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made In Memory of Juanita to the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home or you may now use the new button on the web-site.