William M. Gabriel Jr., also known as "Gabe" and "Braddah Billy," 60, of Hilo, formerly of Kaneohe, Pearl City and Waipahu, and Honokaa and Ookala, Hawaii, a cane truck driver for Hamakua Sugar Co. and a CDL driver for Kamaaina Distribution Co. in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by brothers John, Stephen and Daniel; and sister Serena Botelho. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 9:45 a.m. Urn burial: 1:30 p.m. at Paauilo Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. Condolences and monetary offerings may be sent to Stephen Gabriel, 485 Laukapu St., Apt. 102, Hilo, HI 96720-4403.
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