THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. William P. Gabriel passed away on July 17, 2009. He was born July 12, 1913, in Inkerman, Pa., to George and Evelyn Gaberlavage.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents George and Evelyn Gaberlavage; sisters, Odell Horwath and Margaret Gaberlavage; brother, Anthony Gaberlavage; daughter, Barbara Ponzini; son, Paul Gabriel; and wife, Anna Gabriel.
He is survived by Lorraine Wilson (Bill), Margaret Havrilla (George), Michael Martin (Dee), Louise Maziarz (Bob), George Gaberlavage, Stanley Gaberlavage, Matilda Zaccardi (Ed); and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gabriel worked for Eastern Airlines for 33 years. After retiring, he resided in Melbourne, Fla., before moving to Thomson five years ago. He enjoyed a full life traveling the world with family and friends.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 8, 2009, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Father Bill Williams officiating.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.