Richard "Dick" Gabriel

National City, Michigan
January 28, 1935 - December 9, 2017

Visitations

The visitation will take place on Thursday December 14, 2017 from 4-6 PM with a rosary service at 6 PM at St. Pius X Catholic Church.

Service Location

St. Pius X Catholic Church

Services

The funeral mass will be held on Friday December 15, 2017 at 11 AM at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Hale.

Obituary Notice

Richard “Dick” Gabriel, age 82, of National City passed away on December 9, 2017.  He was born to the late Anthony and Marianna Gabriel in Detroit on January 28, 1935.  In his youth he served as an alter boy at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Detroit.  Dick retired from DTE Energy after 41 years of employment.  He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Hale, the Knights of Columbus, the Tawas Moose Lodge #2400 holding a fellowship degree, the Hale Eagles Club #4217, and was a past officer of the Sand Lake Men’s Association.  Dick enjoyed fishing, woodworking, watching the Detroit Tigers and Lions, and spending time with his family and friends.

Dick is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Janis Gabriel; his children, Kathleen (James) Neadow of Brownstown, Jeffery (Shelley) Spieth of National City, and James (Sharon) Spieth of Livonia; his grandchildren, Amanda Neadow, and Abigail Spieth; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sister Mary Jane Jannuzzi.

A visitation will be held on Thursday December 14, 2017 from 4-6 PM with a rosary service at 6 PM at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Hale.  The funeral mass will be held on Friday December 15, 2017 at 11 AM also at St. Pius X Catholic Church with Father Joseph Ortega officiating.  In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the food bank at St. Pius X Catholic Church.  Condolences may be made to the family online at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Memorials

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the food bank at St. Pius X Catholic Church

Cemetery

Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery

Condolences

So sorry to hear of Dick's passing. We have many memories of the fun times we had together. R.I.P.
— Joel and Dorothy Roberts
God bless your family and friends. Thank you for your kindness and may your spirit live on with all those hearts you have touched. Until we meet again my friend. Jeff Moeller and family
— Jeff Moeller
With deepest Condolances to the entire family on the passing of Richard. I have fond memories of attending my first Tigers Game at Tiger Stadium with Richard, Evelyn and Kathleen growing up next door. And fond memories of coming over and making Bread and Butter pickles with you Jan. I hold you all in my prayers are you deal with your sadness. Much love...
— Alison Ramage-Campeau
Condolences to your family.
— Rick and Karen Castle
So sorry to hear of Richard's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Rich was such a nice man! I'm sure he will be greatly missed.
— Mickey & Claire Turcheck

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