August 29, 1970 - September 2, 2020
Kimberly Patrice Abela (Harvey), 50, of Essexville, our loving, selfless, and passionate wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and most loyal friend was born into eternal life unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. Kim was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the daughter of Gregory James and Patricia Ann (Geisler) Leksich. She received her Bachelor's Degree at Indiana University. She received her Master's Degree in business from Northwood University. Kim was known for her kind nature and devoted ways. She loved helping others, life coaching, boating, fishing, bike riding, gardening, playing cards, playing, games, and absolutely loved animals. Above all, Kim loved her children and her husband, Anthony, and all of her family and friends with all her heart. A devout Catholic, Kim was a faithful parishioner of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish. She worked as the Director of Marketing & Business Development for Sym Financial, and enjoyed her work volunteering her time with the homeless and the poor. Always concerned for others, Kim helped others improve their life and job skills out of the goodness of her heart. Her selfless ways, generous heart, warm personality, and love for all those she encountered will live on for generations to come. Kim leaves to carry on her legacy, her husband, Anthony Joseph Abela; children, Andrew Clarence Harvey, Nicholas Daniel Harvey, Megan Isabella Harvey, and their father, Dan Harvey; parents, Gregory & Patricia Leksich; step-daughter, Sophia Grace Abela; sister, Susanne Michelle Rippey and brother, Joseph Gregory Leksich; in-laws, Anthony Joseph Abela, Sr. and Maureen Abela; sisters-in-law, Jennifer (Dr. Mark) Grant and Lora Mullally, along with her nieces and nephews, Caleb, Bethany, Keaton, Makenzie, Hannah, Max, Kennedy, Amelia, Mason, and Delaney, and many friends. Kim was welcomed home to heaven by her grandmother, Regina Leksich and grandfather, Clarence Geisler, Jr, and her uncle, Robert Leksich. Kim's Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, September 7, 2020 at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish (St. John the Evangelist Church), 614 Pine St., Essexville. Fr. Dale Orlik and Deacon Timothy Hartwig will concelebrate with the Rite of Committal to be held privately. Kim's family will be present to receive visitors at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 821 N. Pine Rd., between Ridge & Center on Sunday from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM and at church on Monday after 9:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Good Samaritan. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.
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