Patricia L. Gabriel, age 87, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away Friday November 4, 2016 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. Patricia was born March 5, 1938 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Walter and Jeanette (Sojka) Kordela. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the ladies Sodality. Surviving is her husband of 57 years Angelo; son Greg; two grandchildren, Erin and Jake; sister Donna and her husband Raymond; niece Stephanie. Visitation will be 10am to 11am Friday November 11, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Kalamazoo where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am, with a luncheon immediately to follow. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church or Salvation Army. Parchment Redmond Funeral Home.