Gail C. Kissell, daughter \nof the late Joseph and Mary Dudgeon Kissell, died on \nJanuary 27, 2021, at Concordia of Fox Chapel, \nCheswick, PA.\n\nGail was born on August 13, 1935, in McKeesport, PA.\n\n\nShe graduated from McKeesport High School and earned \na Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Education \nfrom Nyack College in Nyack, NY. She was employed as \nan LPN by the \nVisiting Nurses Association of Allegheny County for \n34 years.\n\nPreceding her in death were her parents Joseph and \nMary Dudgeon Kissell, brother Joseph W. Kissell, \nbrother Rev. William F. Kissell and infant sister \nMary Ann Kissell. She is survived by\nher sister Dr. Patricia D. Kissell of Nampa, ID, \nsisters-in-law Clarabelle Kissell of Mechanicsburg, \nPA, and Grace Kissell of Cabot, PA, nephews William \nKissell (Jessica) of Mechanicsburg, PA, and Joseph \nKissell (Morgen) of San Diego, CA, niece Darlene \nFiero of St. Mary's, PA, as well as eight great \nnephews and nieces and seven great, great nephews \nand niece. \n\nGail was a member of the McKeesport Alliance Church, \nwhere she served in children's ministry and as \nchurch organist and choir accompanist. She had a \nspecial interest in missions and supported numerous \ninternational and domestic mission projects. She was \nan avid dog lover and took great pride in each dog \nshe owned, her last one being a beagle named Mickey \nJoe.\n\nThe family expresses appreciation to the staff at \nboth Concordia at Cabot and Concordia of Fox Chapel \nfor the compassionate and professional care they \nprovided Gail. \n\nThompson-Miller Funeral Home in Butler, PA, is \nhandling final arrangements.\n\nInterment will be at Belle Vernon Cemetery, Belle \nVernon, PA.\n\nMemorial contributions may be given to The Christian \nand Missionary Alliance, designated for the Bongolo \nHospital, Gabon, Africa, and sent to C&MA Office of \nDonor Accounting, \n8595 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920.