Ella Gabrielle, 94

Ella Delrina Gabriele, 94, of Wabash, died at 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. 

She was born April 21, 1924, in Huntington, W.Va., to Rufus and Cora Belle Sifford.

Ella married Pasquale Gabriele, and he preceded her in death.  She attended Grace Fellowship Church in Wabash.  She enjoyed crocheting, puzzles, solitaire, yahtzee, and especially loved her grandchildren. 

She is survived by her daughter, Charlotte Jean De La Cruz of Wabash; 12 grandchildren, Angela (Kenny) Hite of Peru, Anna Dailey of Wabash, Albert De La Cruz, Tara (Dan) Parks of Spokane Valley, Wash., Michelle (Dave) Jones of Fallbrook, Calif., Laura (Tom) Tacker of Wabash, Danielle (Dustin) Kreft of Claypool, Xaviera (Ryan) Gamby, Victoria Pfeiffer, and Anthony Pfeiffer, all of Wabash, Athan Bloom of South America, and Demetri Gabriele of Idaho, and several great- and great-great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, two sons, Pasquale and Michael Gabriele, two daughters, Teresa Behny and Lillian Ruth Pfeiffer, one grandson Michael Gabriele Jr., and 12 brothers and sisters.

There will be no services.

Arrangments by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service in Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Ella may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Aug 02