He was born March 21, 1956, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Pasquale D. and Ella (Sifford) Gabriele.
Pat was a wrestler under the name of “Dark Angel” and a wrestling promoter. He was inducted into the Championship Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2012. He was also an illustrator for Marvel and DC Comics, with his notable works being Space Giants and was also a contributor to Milestone Comics. He operated Power Slam Productions.
Pat is survived by his mother: Ella Gabriele of Wabash; daughter: Danielle (Dustin) Kreft of Warsaw; four grandsons: Michael “Ethan” Berry and Kaden Berry, both of Wabash; Braylin Adams of Warsaw; and Owen Scott of Lebanon; and his sister: Charlotte DelaCruz of Wabash.
He was preceded in death by his father; brother: Michael Gabriele; and two sisters: Terri Behny and Ruth Pfeiffer.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 1,at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.