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Gwendolyn Ann Gill McMickle

Gwendolyn Ann Gill McMickle, 89, of Allentown, passed away Sunday, Dec. 6 at her home. She was the wife of Robert H. McMickle for over 66 years. Born in Maywood, Illinois, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah (Walmsley) Gill. After earning her master's degree in primary education, she worked as an elementary school teacher for many years in Pennsylvania, and also for a time in Istanbul, Turkey. Mrs. McMickle was very active with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Survivors: husband Robert; sons Douglas of Oregon, Alan and Barry of Allentown; daughters Kathleen of Washington State and Margaret of New Jersey; two grandchildren, Christopher and Hendrik. 

Services: graveside service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11 at Jerusalem Western Salisbury Cemetery, 3441 Devonshire Rd., Allentown.

Contributions: to NAMI, at www.nami.org.  Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.