Our beautiful mother, Chris Shabel (Powell), passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 8:25am after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis disease just after celebrating her 80th birthday.
We are in need of your immediate support and assistance. We need to raise $14,000 for her funeral arrangements. Your generosity and kindness is comforting and greatly appreciated. In addition, could you help us by sharing this with friends?
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 at 3PM at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park Hollywood Hills, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068. (323) [phone redacted] or (800) [phone redacted].
Webcast via www.MountSinaiParks.org - go to Funeral Webcasts, select CHRIS GALE POWELL (SHABEL), and the password is SHABEL1933 or POWELL1933
Reception following - please contact Jacquie Shabel or Patricia Shabel for more detailed information.
If you'd rather mail a check, please make payable to Jacquie Shabel and send to:
P.O. Box 480136
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Chris has been a community activist for over 30 years and has dedicated herself to community service, volunteering her time, energy and resources to making sure that Los Angeles, Hollywood in particular, has maintained and improved over the many years for it to be the amazing place it is today. She has played a major part in history, including: being one of the founder members of the Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council (HSDNC), President and participant of the Hollywood Democratic Club for over 15 years, honored as Woman of the Year in State of California AND Hollywood/Los Angeles by prominent politicians, honored as "People of the Year" by LA Weekly twice, and many other awards, too many to mention at this moment.
We know she is in G-d's loving hands and that she is being taken care of right now. Please help us pray for her and our family's peace and serenity. Thank you so much for being an important person in my mother's life and our family's life.
With much love and warm blessings,
Jacquie Shabel (Daughter)
Rhys Shabel (Grandson)
Patricia Shabel (Daughter)
- Karla Ek
- Fran Reichenbach
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