Mr. Bernard Z. Abel of Loch Sheldrake, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at home. He was 73. The son of the late Joseph Leo Abel and Esther Roth Abel, Bernard was born on February 2, 1949, in Liberty.
Bernard was a client of Sullivan County ARC for many years. He started a new life at the New Hope Community due to his situation and was extremely comfortable there. His housemates and staff enjoyed his presence very much. Bernard will be remembered for his good sense of humor and his love for coffee.
Survivors include his sister; Ruth Turk of Monticello and his extended family at the Sullivan ARC and New Hope Communities.
Bernard was predeceased by his mother and father as well as his sister, Marianne Abel.
The family wishes to thank the staff of both ARC and New Hope for the excellent care they provided to Bernard.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 11:00am at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, 388 Broadway, Monticello, NY 12701. Burial will immediately follow in the family plot at the Jeffersonville Hebrew Cemetery, State Route 52, Youngsville, NY.
Arrangements are honorably entrusted to the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home - 845-794-7474 or www.josephngarlickfuneralhome.com.
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