Mabel M. Kimmel, 89, Martin’s bakery retiree, loved spoiling great-grandchildren

By on February 1, 2017

Mabel M. Kimmel, 89, of Lebanon, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at the Lebanon WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.

She was the wife of the late George R. Kimmel. Born in Pitman on Nov. 17, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Lula Snyder Rebuck.

She retired from the bakery at Martin’s Country Market in Ephrata, and, prior to that, she had worked at several garment factories. Mabel was a member of Lebanon Bible Fellowship Church. She enjoyed cooking, crafts, watching game shows and helping others. She especially enjoyed spoiling her great-grandchildren, and her granddog, Moose.

She is survived by her son: David L., and wife Patricia Kimmel, of Lititz; daughter: Brenda E., wife of Jeffrey Schoenberger, of Lebanon; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers and two sisters.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lebanon Bible Fellowship Church, 1635 Mill Road, Lebanon, PA 17042.

Kreamer and Lum Funeral Home, Jonestown, is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be offered at


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