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Gabriel "Steve" Stephen Festa

December 10, 1949 ~ February 3, 2018 (age 68)

Festa, Gabriel "Steve" - Of Malden, formerly of Revere and East Boston, passed away peacefully on February 3 in Mass General Hospital.

Beloved husband for over 45 years to Gail M. (DeMattia) Festa.

Loving son of Gaetano D. Festa and his late wife Mary (Moscatelli) Festa.

Dear brother of Denise, and the late Olga and Michelle

Also survived by his many nieces and nephews. 

Gabriel proudly worked for the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department for over 20 years, retiring as a Lieutenant. Gabriel was also the property proprietor of Gabe's Grand Sale on Maverick Street in East Boston.

Family and friends will honor Gabriel's life by gathering in the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Sarartoga St (Orient Heights) East Boston on Wednesday February 7th from 4:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M and again on Thursday morning at 8:30 A.M before leaving in procession to St. Anthony of Padua Church Revere for a funeral mass in celebration of Gabriel's life at 10A.M. 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 in honor of Gabriel's name. 

Donations may be made to:

American Kidney Fund
11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville MD 20852
Tel: 1-800-638-8299

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