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GABRIEL, Howard F.

GABRIEL - Howard F. Of Lewiston, NY, passed away April 23, 2015, at the Odd Fellow & Rebekah Health Care Facility, Lockport, NY. He was born in Buffalo, NY on January 2, 1938, a son of the late Howard A. and Frances (Aquilino) Gabriel. Mr. Gabriel graduated from St. Joseph's High School and from Erie County Community College. He was employed with Moog Valve before becoming a New York State Trooper for the next 21 years, before retiring in 1984. After his retirement, he worked security and sold fire wood. Mr. Gabriel was an avid sportsman and a member of the Niagara County Sportsmen's Club. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Carmel A. (Talluto) Gabriel; one son, Jeffrey H. Gabriel, of Buffalo; two daughters, Lori G. (Salvatore) Nasca, of Newfane, NY and Nancy L. (Maureen Paolucci) Gabriel of Buffalo; three grandchildren David, Tessa and Joseph; one sister Judith (Dennis) Behr; and many nieces and nephews. The family will be present on Friday from 6-8 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga St., Lewiston. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at 1 PM at St. Peter's Church, 620 Center St., Lewiston, with Msgr. David G. LiPuma, officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visit for guest register.

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