Frieda M. Gabriel

Frieda M. Gabriel, 85, of Fort Wayne, IN and having relatives in Roanoke, IN, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.

Mrs. Gabriel worked as a greeter with Meijer in Chapel Ridge for the past 19 years. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

She was born in Fort Wayne to Dominic and Mary Barile. She married Richard C. Gabriel and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include four sons, Richard C. Gabriel Jr., of Chicago; John (Alisa) Gabriel and Joseph M. (Bethany) Gabriel, both of Roanoke; and Ron E. Gabriel, of South Barrington, IL; a daughter, Gina M. Gabriel, of Fort Wayne; a sister, Anna (Tom) Jones, of Fort Wayne; a brother, Joseph (Alice) Barile, of Fort Wayne; a sister-in-law, Melveena Gabriel, of Fort Wayne; 23 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne with a vigil at 4:30 p.m. Funeral service is Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, Fort Wayne with calling one hour prior to the service. Rev. Jacob Meyer will officiate. Burial will be at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or Masses.

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