Markay Simon Gabriel

Markay Simon Gabriel, 69, of Danbury, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Wolcott View Manor, Wolcott, CT.

Markay was born in Danbury, April 1, 1949, daughter of the late Edward and Marion (Owen) Simon.

She attended Danbury schools and graduated from Danbury High School with the Class of 1967.

She worked in sales for O’Hara Floor Covering, later as an installation manager with Hallmark Cards, and finally, she was a retail representative with the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.

She was a member of St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church of Danbury.

Markay enjoyed summer vacations with family and friends on Cape Cod and in early years wintering in Hollywood, FL.

She is survived by a daughter, Mindi Goyette Davidson and her Fiancé Robert Mancini of Oakville, CT; a brother Edward D. Simon Jr. of Danbury; a nephew Edward Simon III of Danbury; and two grandchildren, Kara Davidson & Evan Davidson, of Oakville whom she loved dearly.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church, 17 Granville Ave., Danbury with the Rev. Naji Kiwan officiating.

Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

There will be no calling hours.

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.



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