FITCHBURG- Gadiel R. Maria, 18, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022 in Leominster. Gadiel was born in Berrin Springs, Michigan on April 25, 2003, son of Raul A. Maria and the late Martha A. Morillo of Fitchburg.
He attended Fitchburg High School and moved on to Goodrich Academy where he graduated from. He worked at the Great Wolf Lodge and then at O’Reilly’s Auto Parts. He attended the 7th Day Adventist Church and was baptized as a 7th Day Adventist. He loved to laugh and make others laugh. He was big on affections and enjoyed quality time with friends and family.
In addition to his father, he is survived by two brothers, Jatniel R. Maria of Fitchburg and Rayniel Elias Maria of Pennsylvania; three sisters, Janiela E. Maria, Thalya L. Ovalle, and Enmarrie Dejesus, all of Fitchburg; nieces and nephews, Tamayra Benzan, Hennessy Gonzalez, Carter Maria, Legacy Rodriguez, and Mariela Maria; grandparents, Roma Morillo-Diaz, Julio Diaz, Theresa Reinoso, and Pablo R. Maria.
He is predeceased by his mother, Martha A. Morillo, who also passed on March 19, 2022.