Olga Matilda Gabb

Olga Matilda Gabb, of Webster, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 in Webster at the age of 92. She was born on March 26, 1930 in Belize City, Belize to Ernesto and Margarita Rivero.

Olga was a homemaker and enjoyed hosting relatives and friends for delicious and inviting meals at her table, especially for the holidays. She was famous for her ‘war cake’ which she generously provided for special occasions to her loved ones and anyone who asked. She emigrated to California in 1984 and moved to League City in 1997. She spent the last 6 years of her life living with her son Charles and daughter-in-law, Elena in Webster, Texas. She loved her home country of Belize and looked forward to her visits and especially catching up with her family and friends and eating Belizean fare. She was a devout Catholic with great devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ernesto and Margarita Rivero, husband of 50 years, Charles Frederick Gabb, sisters, Sr. Bernardis Rivero, Wilma, Hazel and Shirley Rivero, Jean Locke, Daphne Craig and Yvonne Detloff.

Olga is survived by her Daughter: Esther Cetro, husband: Louis Cetro, children: Matthew and Ashley Delinko. Son: Charles Gabb, wife: Elena Gabb, children: Sharlie Velasco, husband: Felipe Velasco, son: Kyle Christopher Gabb, wife: Catherine Gabb. Great grandchildren Sofia and Felipe Rafael Velasco / Haven and Magnolia Gabb
Sisters: Norma Francis, Mae Ginter, husband Fred Ginter, Margaret Awe, husband Karim Awe. Brother: Ernesto Rivero, wife Pauline Rivero and many loving nieces and nephews.

The Family will receive friends on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 6:00pm with a Vigil Service at 7 o’clock at Crowder Funeral Home, 1645 East Main, League City, Texas 77573.
A Funeral Mass will follow on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 at 10:00a at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1612 East Walker, League City, Texas 77573 with Father John Rooney presiding.

The Family will have an interment in Belize at a later date.


  1. Love you Aunt Olga. Pray for us!

    • I am sending my deepest condolence for your loss to you and your family .
      She must be in peace now!

      ritsuko komaki
  2. RIP Ms. Olga. Condolences to Charles, Elena and family

    Yolanda Sabido
  3. Sleep in peace Aunt Olga, you will be missed! Love you, Nancy

  4. Sincere Condolences on the loss of your mother, grandmother. Mother in law. Aunt, sibling. Loss of any kind is traumatic, but the loss of a mom is hardest to deal with. We have you in our hearts and will keep your family in our prayers. May she rest in peace. Jaime and Eva Mejia.

    Jaime & Eva Mejia
  5. It was privileged getting to know you and your family. You’ll be missed.
    My condolences to the family.

    Charlotte Albertson
  6. My deepest condolences to the entire family. A matriarch has moved on and her memory will always shadow the many loved ones that were fortunate to be a part of her life. May she rest in peace!!!

  7. Sincere condolences to the entire family🙏

    Jean Mendez
  8. Thank you for all the laughs from the very first day I met you until the last day I saw you January 26th 2022.

    Sleep in Peace
    Aunt Olga🙏🏻❤️

    Phillipa Ambrister
  9. We will remember you fondly. Your jovial laughter and nice desserts that you shared with “the Little Store” staff. Condolences to all your family. Rest in peace.

    Solie Arguelles
  10. Condolences to Olga’s family.
    I have many great memories of her.
    May her rest in Peace!
    Lillian and Family
    Grand Cayman

    Lillian Burgos
  11. Dear Olga I will never forget you or your family I remember with love n gratitude the many happy times we shared in Texas and beloved Belize. We will meet again and the four of us will sit around the Lords table sharing n reminiscing. Take good care of your wee boy who so loved you. Mollyx

    Molly Farrell
  12. Our sincerest condolences goes out to the Gabb and Rivero families as they mourn the passing of a dearest and loving mother, sister, grandmother, and friend. May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

    Wahib & Claudette Habet
  13. RIP Miss Olga. Sincere condolences to the family.

    Tony and Bernadette Vega
  14. Rest in Eternal Peace Ms. Olga.

    Rudy Lopez
  15. RIP Miss Olga and rise in glory my condolences to the family, I will always remember your visits to Gloria on the Veranda..

    Rudy Lopez
  16. May she rest in the presence of God. Thinking about you and your family during this difficult time.

    Dee ( Fox) Blundell

    Dorothy Blundell

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