March 11, 1928 ~ May 31, 2003
Jean D. (nee Higdon) Gabriele, 75, passed away May 31, 2003. Jean is survived by her sons, Albert (Carmen) Manfredi, Jr. of Whittier, Calif. and Mark (Janet) Manfredi of Raton, NM; sister, Patricia (Donald) Beckman; and brother, Donald (Priscilla) Higdon, all of Pueblo; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, August and Myrtle Higdon; sister, Betty Zanetell; and nieces, Diana Beckman and Debbie Higdon. Jean was born March 11, 1928, in Delagua, Colorado, a coal mining camp near Trinidad. Later the family moved from the Trinidad area to Pueblo. Jean's career lead her to the Denver area where she was an executive director of housekeeping for two hospitals and a nursing home as well as one of the last concierges for the Cosmopolitan Hotel. She later retired to Pueblo. Jean was dearly loved and will be missed by all. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at the Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum with the Reverend George White officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.