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Gabriele "Gaby" Sabine (Mack) Ford

March 28, 1961 ~ January 12, 2019 (age 57)

Gabriele “Gaby” Sabine (Mack) Ford

Kind and Generous -

Gabriele “Gaby” Sabine (Mack) Ford, age 57, of Dillsburg, passed away with her family by her side on Saturday, January 12, 2019.  Gaby was born on Tuesday, March 28, 1961 in Ulm, Germany. 

Gaby’s survivors include her husband of nine years, Joseph “Joe” Anthoney Crawford; her two sons: Sascha Boris Ford of the Borough of Dormont in Pittsburgh, Benedikt “Ben” Joseph Ford of Harrisburg; her sister, Susanne Mack of Ulm, Germany; her step-mother, Helga Larisch and her husband, Bernd, of Gaggenau, Germany; and several nieces and nephews.

Gaby loved gardening and tending to her various flower beds.  She was also a big fan of both the Philadelphia Eagles and Flyers.  When she wasn’t gardening or catching a game, Gaby could be found riding with Joe on the back of his motorcycle.  Her sons were very important to her over the years.  Gaby took great pride in taking them to their hockey practice and games while they were growing up.  She will be missed for her caring spirit and open heart; everyone who knew Gaby will remember her unending generosity.

All are welcome to join Gaby’s family at her gathering of family and friends on Friday, January 18, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055; with Celebrant George Spangler officiating.  Gaby’s family invites everyone to join them for a time of food and fellowship at the former Lower Allen Township Building, 1993 Hummel Avenue, Camp Hill, PA 17011, immediately following the service.  Cremation was private.

The family respectfully asks that contributions be made in Gaby’s memory to help defray her final expenses.  Donations of any amount are welcome and greatly appreciated.  To donate, simply click on the green “Appeal for Donations” button on Gaby’s obituary which appears on  Donations by check can be made payable to Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.  Credit card donations by telephone can be made by dialing (717) 766-3421.  Gaby’s family thanks you and Myers - Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory for the financial support at this difficult time.

Gaby’s family has entrusted her care to Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Gaby’s full obituary, view her memorial video and portrait, and sign her official guest book at

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