Cable, Jean C.


Retired Part-Time Local Pastor Jean C. Cable, 92, of Laurelbrooke Landing in Brookville, PA, died Sunday, October 28, 2012.

Born on June 25, 1920 in Brookville, PA, she was the wife of the late Rev. Boyd Cable, who died on June 1, 1976. Pastor Cable was a former manager of Silco Department Store in Brookville, PA and worked as a minister for 27 years at Boone Mt. United Church of Christ, Sabula United Methodist Church, and Hickory United Methodist Church.

She was a member of the Zion United Methodist Church in Brookville, PA. Jean earned her GED at the age of 53 years old to begin her ministry vocation.Surviving her are a daughter, Penny Saxton (Lewis) of Beneette, PA; and a daughter- in-law, Sylvia Cable of Baltimore, MD.

She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Tina Chillcott ( John) of Brookville, PA; William Ramey (Angie) of Indianapolis, IN; Waylan Boyer (Nancy) of Pittsburgh, PA; Angelica Lahrman (Robert) of Spangdahlem, Germany; David Cable (Carolyn) of Frederick, MD; Jennifer Morgan (Pat Ellis) of Myersville, MD; and Daniel Cable of Brookville, PA; twelve great-grandchildren including Cody Weible of Brookville, PA and Stephanie Weible of Clarion; and two great-great-grandchildren.In addition to her parents and husband, Pastor Cable was preceded in death by two sons, Dr. Dana Cable and Infant Lanny Cable; one daughter, Christina Cable; a great-grandchild, and two brothers, Arnold and Dickson Clover.

Visitation was scheduled for Thursday, November 1, at the McKinney Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA, where services were to held at 11 a.m.,Friday, November 2 with the Rev. Donald Rudge officiating.

Interment was to be at the Emerickville Lutheran Cemetery in Pinecreek Twp., Jefferson Co., PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to McKinley Health Center at Laurelbrooke Landing, 133 Laurelbrooke Dr., Brookville, PA 15825.