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MELVEENA C. GABRIEL, 91, passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018. Born on Jan. 22, 1927 in Syracuse, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Shaker and Margaret (Bashara) Gabriel. She attended Cathedral Grade School and Central High School. Melveena spent her working days at ITT until her retirement. She was a member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Surviving are her nephews and niece; Richard, Ronald, Joseph, John, and Gina. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Marshall, Gene, and Richard Gabriel Sr. A Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1122 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne )IN 46802), with calling one hour prior. Burial will take place in the Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind. Preferred memorial contributions may be made to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 16, 2018
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