Gale M. Rankowski

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Gale M. Rankowski


     Gale Marie Jefferies Esterberg Rankowski, 64, of Media, formerly of Lancaster County entered into rest on December 22, 2019.

     Born in Lancaster, PA, Gale was the daughter of the late William and Gladys Leed Jefferies and wife of the late Eric C. Esterberg, Strafford, PA. Gale was married to John F. Rankowski.

     Gale graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor’s in Accounting. She enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, gardening and sewing. Most recently, Gale took pottery classes.  Gale volunteered with Thresholds in Delaware County working with juvenile offenders teaching decision making skills.

     Surviving are: John F. Rankowski, husband; John J. Rankowski, son; Alex, daughter and wife of Mike Brudzinski and Simon, grandson of Aston, PA; sisters, Pam Jefferies, Little River, SC and Lisa Friday companion of Barry Hevener, Lititz, PA. Caitlin Friday, niece, Lancaster, PA; Bill Friday, nephew, Lititz, PA; and Alan Friday, nephew, Clewiston, FL. A brother, Alan Jefferies, preceded her in death.

     Interment in Trumbauer Memorial Cemetery, Leola will be held at the family’s convenience.

     In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Gale’s name to the charity of your choice.

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