On December 15, 2004, ROBERT JAMES GAVEL, SR., beloved husband of Dorothy J. (nee Walter) Gavel; devoted father of Belinda M. Brittain and her husband Fern and Robert J. Gavel, Jr.; loving grandfather of Joseph D. and Leanna M. Brittain; dear brother of John C. Gavel, Jr. and his wife Amelia and Dolores A. Noell. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue, on Monday, at 12 P.M. Entombment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Rock Creek school, 191 Waverly Drive, Frederick, MD 21702.