Wilfrid Gabriel, M.D., 74 of South Orange passed away on December 16, 2019.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Dr. Gabriel at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave. Union on Friday from 6-9 PM. A Funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit & Our Lady Help- Christians Church in East Orange on Saturday at 10 AM. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Dr. Gabriel was born in Marigot (Jacmel), Haiti to Fritz Moise and Evane Gabriel. Dr. Gabriel lived in South Orange for many years and was a longtime physician at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Adored by his patients and colleagues alike, Dr. Gabriel was a staunch advocate for those in need. He was an extremely intelligent and very kind man. He also had a great sense of humor and was liked by all who knew him. Medicine was truly his passion, and his life's calling. He was also a sharp dresser and was known all around for his stylish ties.
Dr. Gabriel is survived by his beloved wife Colette Gabriel and his children Christiane Gabriel Roman (Nounouche), Rachelle Gabriel (Angie), Wilfrid Gabriel (Rudy), Daniel Howard, and Jimmy Gabriel. He is also survived by brothers and sisters, Nadia Moise, Dr. Pleno (Frerot) Moise, Jacqueline Moise Martin, Harry Damord, Gertrude Gabriel, Claudette (Toussaint) Lindor, Florence (Rousseau) Perodin, Fritz Moise Jr. He is also survived by his brother in laws, Jean-Robert Lindor, Gary Perodin, and Martin. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren, Alaina Jones (Howard), Bajir Benjamin Roman, and Bijou Noevane Roman.
He will be remembered by countless loving relatives and friends.