YEAR-END DIVIDEND NOTICE
The Gabelli Utilities Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Rye, New York
December 28, 2005


The Gabelli Utilities Fund - Class AAA (Fund # 470) (GABUX-Nasdaq), Class A (Fund # 1653) (GAUAX - Nasdaq), Class B (Fund # 1654) (GAUBX - Nasdaq) and Class C (Fund # 1655) (GAUCX - Nasdaq) continues its policy of distributing monthly $0.07 per share on the third business day prior to each month end.

  Dividend (per share) Record Date Ex-Dividend, Payment and
Reinvestment Date
Ordinary Income $0.0579 December 27, 2005 December 28, 2005
Long Term
Capital Gain
$0.0121 December 27, 2005 December 28, 2005

The source of the distributions will be net investment income and capital gains, if any, or paid in capital. Based on current earnings on a book basis, approximately $0.053 per share of the ordinary income distribution is a return of capital. All of the distributions paid during the year may be redesignated for tax purposes after year end 2005

The Gabelli Utilities Fund is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC and distributed by Gabelli & Company, Inc., subsidiaries of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE:GBL)

For further information call Bruce N. Alpert at 914-921-5105 or 1-800-GABELLI (1-800-422-3554).