Gladys ‘Jackie’ Gabriel
Gladys Gabriel, 88, a former Rockaway resident, died last week in Boca Raton, Florida.
Gabriel was born in Kinston, North Carolina and married Aaron Gabriel during World War II. After living on Beach 88 Street in Rockaway for many years they moved to Bellmore, New York where they raised their daughters before relocating to Florida. Gabriel was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Gabriel; and daughters, Debra and Nancy.
She is survived by her granddaughter, Jamie and husband, Brian
Meredith; great-grandson, Dylan Meredith; grandson, Corey Slater; nieces, Sharon Gabriel, Eileen Rothschild, Debbie Gabriel and Lynn Munson; nephew, Max Gabriel; and siblings, Henry and Anne.
Funeral arrangements remained private.