Frank 'Frankie' Michael Rubio
May 10, 1942 – Jan. 17, 2014
Frank ""Frankie"" Michael Rubio passed away peacefully at his home in Vacaville Friday morning, Jan. 17, 2014 with his sons and sister at his side. He was 71. He was born on May 10, 1942 in Napa.
Frank was preceded in death by his Papa Ysidro, parents Frank and Sarah Rubio, son Frank Troy Rubio, and loving wife Janie Rubio.
Frank grew up in Vacaville and was a lifelong proud Vaca High Bulldog. He graduated from Vaca High in 1960 and went on to work in various jobs. He was a produce manager at Safeway, a foreman with Wetzel Farms and retired as a supervisor from the Rite Aid warehouse.
Frank was a passionate and lifelong San Francisco Giants and 49ers fan. He loved to spend time traveling and camping all over California with his family and friends. He was an active member of the Vaca High Alumni and took pride in participating in the yearly scholarship awards that were given to students. Frank was also known for his cooking and gardening ability.
Frank is survived by his loving sister, Virginia Rubio Romo; children Sean (Jamie) Rubio, Todd (Marsha) Rubio, Warren (Darlene) McBride, Kami McBride (Michael) Conyer; grandchildren Christina, Gabriella, Celina, Estevan, Caitlin, Sarah, Keith, Gabriel, Jude and Melia Frankie; and great-granddaughter Giuliana. He is also survived by his beloved nieces and nephews.
The Rubio family invites everyone to pay their respects and celebrate Frank's life with them. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, with a Rosary at 7 p.m., at McCune Garden Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 24. Burial will follow at the Vacaville Elmira Cemetery. Please join the family back at St. Mary's parish hall immediately after the cemetery service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Frankie to the
Arrangements entrusted to the care of McCune Garden Chapel, (707) 448-6546 www.mccunechapel.com
Published in Daily Democrat from Jan. 21 to Feb. 11, 2014
McCune Garden Chapel Funeral Home
212 Main Street Vacaville, CA 95688