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Speros A. Gabriel

November 10, 1928 — February 20, 2013

GABRIEL, Speros A., D.O., age 84 of Kettering, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. He was born in Chicago, IL in 1928 to Andrew Speros and Frances (nee Pappadopoulas) Gabriel. Speros graduated from Wright Junior College in Chicago, IL, received his BS in Biochemistry from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL, and his Doctorate of Osteopathy from Des Moines Still College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. He performed his internship and surgical residency at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, OH and worked as a general surgeon at Grandview and Southview Hospitals for 42 years. Speros was a member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and Christ United Methodist Church. He was an avid sports fan who especially loved OSU football. Preceded in death by his parents, and his daughter, Phyllis Lyn Gabriel. Speros is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Phyllis Cowan Gabriel; sons, Andrew H. (Deborah K.) Gabriel, D.O., their children Speros and Eileen, of Dayton and John S. (Anne B.) Gabriel, their children Pamela and Benjamin, of Westerville, OH; sister, Mary Ann Kotis of Chicago, IL; nephew, Dr. John (Christina) Kotis, D.O., their children Andrew and Francesca, and cousins, Constantine (Pat) Pappas, Nicholas (Kittie) Masters, Connie Johnston, Evelyn Eckhardt and Jerry Levandis. Family will greet friends on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 5:00-8:00pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering, OH 45429 with Trisagion prayers at 6:00pm. Funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:00am at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 500 Belmonte Park North, Dayton. Burial to follow at David's Cemetery, 4600 Mad River Rd., Kettering, OH. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Phyllis Lyn Gabriel Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Rd., Kettering, OH 45429.

Funeral Home:
Centerville Routsong Funeral Home
81 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH
US 45459

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Routsong Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Kettering

2100 E Stroop Rd, Kettering, OH 45429

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

500 Belmonte N. Drive, Dayton, OH 45405

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

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