Barbara Jayne Gabriel

September 24, 1923 ‒ March 18, 2006

Indianapolis, IN and Delaware, Ohio

Barbara J. Gabriel, age 82 formerly of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away Saturday, March 18, 2006 at Willowbrook Christian Home in Delaware, Ohio.

She was born on Sept. 24, 1923 in Bay City, Michigan to the late Grant and Clara (Vetter) Burgess. A 38 year resident of Indianapolis until 2005, when she moved to Delaware, OH. Barbara worked as a Secretary for the Indianapolis Museum of Art. A member of Faith Missionary Church, she was active with church Bible study and Sunday school classes. She enjoyed the Caribbean, and together with her family they celebrated her 75th birthday while on a Caribbean cruise.

Survived by Sons: James (Shirley) Gabriel of Delaware, OH, Paul Gabriel of Russiaville, IN, Grandchildren: Elizabeth Schlernitzauer, Angela Gabriel, Jennifer Gump, and Sister: Laura Doane of Burlington, VT.

Preceded in death by her husband of 48 years: James Gabriel in 1992 and a Sister Betty Lou Richards.

Her family will conduct a memorial service at a later date in Springport, Michigan with inturnment at the Springport Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware, OH.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Faith Missionary Church of Indianapolis, IN.

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