Alice M. Gabriel

Alice M. (Boggis) Gabriel, 88, of Nashua, widow of Robert L. “Gabe” Gabriel, passed away early Tuesday morning, November 27, 2018 at her home that she truly loved at the Hunt Community, after a short battle with cancer.

A lifelong Nashua resident, Mrs. Gabriel was born on August 14, 1930, a daughter of the late Edward J. and Dorris H. (Nichols) Boggis. Educated in local schools, Alice was a graduate of Nashua High School Class of 1948.

In addition to raising her family, Alice also worked at Fortin-Gage, Ltd in Nashua for nine years.

Alice and her husband Gabe were married on June 24, 1950 and shared over 55 wonderful years together until his passing on February 4, 2006.

Members of her family include her five children and their spouses, Dorris A. “Dot” and Loren Blair of Abbeville, SC, Robert L. Jr. and Brenda Gabriel of Nashua, Scott L. and Christine Gabriel of Bedford, Bruce C. and Melanie Gabriel of Amherst and Paul J. and Janine Gabriel of Bedford; eleven grandchildren, Garett and Griffin York, Shannon (Gabriel) Disla, Amanda (Gabriel) Matera, Brett Gabriel, Jennifer (Gabriel) Billadeau, Ariana, Alexis and Jasmine Gabriel, Noelle and Paige Gabriel; eight great-grandchildren, Alivia, Autumn, Liam, and Kenza York, Violet and Gabriel Matera, Lucas Billadeau and Vincent Disla; a sister, Helen Jesse of Keene; a beloved brother and a sister-in-law, Donald E. and Pauline Boggis of Milford; two special nieces, Patricia Ledoux and Deborah Constant; also many wonderful nieces and nephews. One of eight children, Alice was predeceased by three brothers, Earl, Edward Jr. and Robert Boggis; and two sisters, Dorris “Sister” Boggis and Marion Madigan.

There are no calling hours. The family is planning a Celebration of Her Life that will be held in May of 2019. The date and location will be announced later. Donations may be made in her memory to Home Health & Hospice Care, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054; Tolles Street Missions, 52 Whitney Street, Nashua, NH 03064; and The Hunt Community Scholarship Fund, 10 Allds Street, Nashua, NH 03060.

Arrangements are in the care of the FARWELL FUNERAL SERVICE, 18 Lock Street, Nashua. (603) 882-0591.www.farwellfuneralservice.com.