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1933 Joseph 2024

Joseph F. Gabrys

October 19, 1933 — April 24, 2024


(Gasport) Joseph F. Gabrys, owner and operator of Gasport Wood Products, passed away early Wednesday, April 24, 2024. He was born October 19, 1933, a son of the late Joseph and Frances (Mendrysa) Gabrys. 

Shortly after the Korean War, he married Esther (Drotter) Gabrys. They were happily married for 69 years until his passing. Joe had a passion for hunting and got 111 white tail bucks. He enjoyed four-wheeling and was always busy tinkering and building things.

 In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son Gary J. Gabrys; brother Edward (Doris) Gabrys; sisters Helen Daniels, Irene (Joseph) Belczak.

 He is survived by his wife Esther; sons Joseph (Cynthia) Gabrys, Timothy (Veronica) Gabrys; daughter-in-law Lori Gabrys; grandchildren Heather, Kelly, Justin, Steven, Hallie (Lance), James; great-grandchildren Cameron, Morgan, Rebekah, Nathaniel, Esther, Bryson, Lincoln, Kora, Lydia, Jayden as well as several nieces and nephews.

 Due to him donating his body to science, his Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date to be announced. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Sherrie Bream Funeral Home, Gasport.

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