Gabriel "Gabe" Fortin, 70, retired assistant fire chief of Hudson, Ohio, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Summa Health System Akron City Hospital in Akron.
Mr. Fortin was survived by his beloved wife, Glenda (nee Arnold); son, Vincent (Valerie) of Dublin, Ohio; daughter, Lisa Fortin of Hudson, Ohio; grandchildren, Louis and Victoria Fortin; brother Andre (Laura) Fortin; sisters, Agatha (Dennis) Stika, Denise (Don) Roberts, Carole (Bob) Martel; and many nephews and nieces.
Mr. Fortin was preceded in death by his parents, Veronique (nee Lord) and Emile Fortin; brother, Gilles Fortin; and sisters, Suzanne Fortin and Nicole Osborne.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hudson Fire Department Assoc., 40 South Oviatt St. Hudson, Ohio 44236.
Johnson Romito Funeral Home in Hudson handled the visitation viewing with a Mass Christian Burial at St. Mary Catholic Church in Bedford Dec. 9. Interment was at Bedford Cemetery.