Gail Cain

Gail Cain

Gail A. Cain, 83, of Carbondale, PA, died Monday, December 2, 2019 at Carbondale Nursing Center, Carbondale, PA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard P. Cain on November 17, 2000. Born May 28, 1936 in Union Dale, PA, she was the daughter of the late Ivan Milton Barney and Sarah Corrine Adams Barney Beader. Gail was very out going and was often referred to as the mayor of the Carbondale Nursing Center. While residing there, she enjoyed arts and crafts and was awarded a certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging for participating in it's Pennsylvania Empowered Expert Residents (PEERs) program, which trains residents of long-term care settings to advocate for improved quality of life in their homes. Gail will fondly be remembered for being obsessed about her hair, her terrific cooking skills, watching old Westerns and her love for unicorns. The family would like to thank the staff of the Carbondale Nursing Home for the kind and compassionate care provided to Gail during her stay. She is survived by seven sons: Neil and Anthony Hiller, Paul, Joseph, Eugene, Korey and Erik Cain; two daughters: Katrina West and Nicole Cain; four sisters: Barbara Cain, Patrice Cost, Sonya Mullisky and Beth Tate; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a son: Mark Hiller; a daughter: Kim Zantowsky; a sister: Deanna Counterman; three brothers: Kermit, Darryl, and Jerry Barney. The funeral was held Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 89 Farview Street, Carbondale, PA, with Rev. Bonnie Resseguie, officiating. Interment, Sandy Banks Cemetery, Greenfield Township, PA. Pallbearers: Eugene Cain, Joseph Cain, Donavyn Cain, Anthony Hiller, Jordan Clark and Kris Mandas. Viewing hours were held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.
May 28, 1936 - December 2, 201905/28/193612/02/2019
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