On Thursday, November 11, 2021, Luke John Oberle passed away at the age of 72 in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Luke was born on August 14, 1949 in Edgewater, NJ and raised in Franklin Square, Long Island and Croton-on-Hudson, NY. At Hendrick Hudson High School, Montrose, NY, Luke performed in several musicals and plays: "Oklahoma", "Anastasia", and was cast as Buffalo Bill in "Annie Get Your Gun". His passion for theater continued at Harpur College, Binghamton University where he majored in Cinema Arts. While a student there, Luke worked with director Nicolas Ray on the film "We Can't Go Home Again". After college, Luke worked at Judith Crist's film seminars in Tarrytown, NY as a projectionist.
Luke was predeceased by his father, William Seraphim Oberle, his mother, Nina Therese (Burke) Oberle, and his brother Peter Oberle. He is survived by his four siblings: Mark (Mardie Lynne ) Oberle, Clare (Lindsey) Brown, Martha (James) Wallace, and David Oberle. He is also survived by four nephews: Benjamin Brown, William Oberle, Daniel (Sarah) Wallace, and David (Brother James) Wallace; four nieces: Gillian Brown, Heidi (Nicholas Murray) Wallace, Katherine (Nicholas Spath) Wallace, and Annie (Richard) Farman; five grand-nephews: Hamza and Faris Ayub, Asa and Del Farman, Jonah Wallace and two grand-nieces: Ione Farman and Nina Wallace. Luke is also survived by numerous loving cousins.
Family and friends are invited to gather at McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water St., Elmira, NY on Saturday, November 20, 2021, from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm. Interment will take place at New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, MD at a later date.
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