Charles R. “Chuck” Gable

Alton | Monday, March 30 2015

Charles R. “Chuck” Gable, 62, died at 10:52 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015 at OSF St. Anthony’s Health Center in Alton. Born June 26, 1952 in Springfield, IL, he was the son of Jeanette (Mang) Gable of Medora, IL and the late Robert Mason Gable. Chuck was a self-employed barber for 40 years was a real estate agent 12 years for Remax Express Reality. He was a faithful member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton and proud supporter of Marquette Catholic High School. His biggest joy in life was being around kids of all ages. On February 26, 1985 he married the former Barbara E. Tassinari. She survives. Along with his mother and wife surviving are two sons, Robert Joseph Gable and his wife Mallory of Alton, Patrick Charles Gable of St. Louis, MO and his girlfriend, Whitney Gelnett, a daughter, Elena Marie Gable of Alton, and two brothers, James Gable and wife Susan of Medora and Dennis Gable and wife Rene of Shipman. Chuck was a devoted husband and father and beloved Uncle to many nieces and nephews, who will miss him very much. Chuck’s wish was for his body to be gifted to the Washington University School of Medicine. Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2015 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Alton. A mass of Christian burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Monsignor Kenneth Steffen and Father James Brobst OMI will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elena Gable College Fund or Melanoma Research Fund, #3417 BJC Foundation, 1001 Highlands Plaza Drive West, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO 63110. Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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