Mary Ellen Gabriel, age 79, of Dover, FL passed away on September 2, 2020.
She was the daughter of the late James and Marguerite McCaulif Lantz, Mary Ellen is also preceded in death by daughter; Patricia Gabriel, and siblings; Louise Davison and George Lantz.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years; Paul Gabriel, children; Paul (Rose Marie) Joseph Jr., Philip (Alice) Gabriel, and two grandchildren; Christina Tigner and Paul Joseph III.
Mary Ellen loved her family and God. She was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church. She worked with Guiding Eyes of the Blind for many years as a preliminary trainer of seeing eye dogs whom she loved dearly. Mary Ellen was an avid motorcyclist and loved to tour the United States and Canada. She loved visiting the casino. Mary Ellen always held great respect and showed great patriotism for our Unites States Flag.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to Guiding Eyes of the Blind, donations can be mailed to: Gift Processing Center, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, PO Box 97007 Washington DC 20090-7007.
The family will be holding a funeral mass Saturday September 19, 2020 at 10:30 AM at the Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, 6400 E Chelsea St Tampa Fl 33610.
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