In her teenage years, Gabriele was a Photo Lab Technician. She moved to the United States in 1960 after meeting her husband Gene, while he was in the Army and stationed in Germany. Prior to moving to Wellsville in 1986, Gabriele and her family lived in Glenwood, Illinois. She was an avid tennis and racquetball player and worked at Olympian Court Club in Olympia Fields, IL. Gabriele and her husband also loved to travel and spend time with family and friends.
Survivors include two daughters Elizabeth and Cynthia, sisters Else in Germany and Charlotte in Missouri, sisters-in-law Louise in Florida and Willette in Alabama, also many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years and both of her parents.
Friends are invited to call on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 5 pm until 7 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville, 34 West State Street. Any donations can be made locally to support the ASPCA of Allegany County. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.