Born Dec. 22, 1957. Entered into Paradise on Feb. 5, 2013. He was 55 years old. Loving husband and soulmate for 27 years to Sylvia Lopez-Fabela. Father to Esther Merjil, Mike Lopez, Stephanie Lopez and Jeffrey Ghezzi. Grandfather to Priscilla, Joseph Jr. and Mariah, Jojo, Carlos, Ruben, Sabrina, Angelina, and Sarah. Tata to Jovanni and Santino. Survived by his mother Josephine Morales and sisters Rosemarie Cordova and Ramona MacLean Leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Services will be held on Monday Feb. 11, 2013 at East Lawn Andrews and Greilich, 3939 Fruitridge Rd. Viewing from 4pm. Rosary at 5pm. Mass on Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013 at St. Rose's Catholic Church on Franklin Blvd at 2pm. Rudy will aways be remembered for his heart of gold and his ability to make everyone smile.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on February 10, 2013