Born in Sacramento, CA on October 11, 1963. Gabriel, 49, went to be with the Lord on February 9, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Griselle, of 11 years. The Vargas Family: His parents Gabriel Sr. and Nieves of Galt, CA, his brother Albert, sister-in-law Valerie and nephew Joshua of Elk Grove, CA. His niece Casandra Calderon of Galt, CA, his sister Mona Vargas of Rodgers, AK and his in-laws The Perez-Santos Family of Sacramento, CA.
After graduating from Galt High School in 1981, he honorably served in the Navy from 1981-1985, where he was stationed at Millington, TN for Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technician Training, as well as in the Naval Air Station - Moffett Field, CA where he assigned to the squadron VP-50. He did two West-Pacific tours and one year at Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.
He will be fondly remembered by the entire Vargas-Santos-Perez family for his good, fun, and loving personality, his excellent BBQ skills, and his faithful fan support for the Oakland Raiders, and his love of computers and video games.
Gabe's life will be celebrated Sunday, Feb. 17th from 12-5 p.m. at East Lawn Mortuary
3939 Fruitridge Rd, Sacramento. There will be a Mass at The Church of Saint Stephen at 5461 44th St. in Sacramento on Monday, Feb. 18th at 10 a.m. with a reception to follow later.