Akiona, Gabriel Anthony
Gabriel Anthony Akiona passed away on May 14, 2011, in Mesa, Arizona. Born in Gilbert, Arizona, to Jessica Michelle Pinder and Anthony William Akiona, Gabriel arrived on February 7, 2011. Gabriel was a happy baby, always smiling and blowing bubbles as he cooed. His valiant soul led him home to his Heavenly Father. He is survived by his Parents, Brothers, Anthony Akiona Jr., Isaac Akiona, and Rolen Akiona, Sisters, Zalina Akiona, and Keira Lu Pinder, Grandparents, Richard and Maria Garcia, Grandmother, Sharon Stebbens, and his "Pops" John Stebbens, Great Grandparents, Miguel and Michaela Medina, and Robert and Genevieve Garcia, and many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. A memorial service honoring our precious angel Gabriel will be held Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park and Funeral Care 400 South Power Road Mesa, Arizona 85206 (480) 830-4422. Arrangements are entrusted to Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park and Funeral Care. In lieu of flowers, please help the family with funeral costs. Please pay tribute to Gabriel by visiting the family's website, at www.MariposaGardens.com.
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 19, 2011