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Gabriel Richard Roche

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Roche, Gabriel Richard

Gabriel Richard Roche (Gabe), of Albuquerque, NM, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the age of 32. Gabe was born to Ed and Darleen Roche on June 26, 1983 in Albuquerque, NM. He grew up in the Los Lunas/Belen area and graduated with honors from La Mesa Christian School in 2001. He was a heavy-equipment mechanic. He also had a passion for hydraulics, following in his father's footsteps. Gabe was charismatic and loved people.

In 2007, Gabe married the love of his life - Kellie Salazar Roche. Together, they soon welcomed the other love of his life - Olivia Rae Roche.

Gabe is survived by his wife, Kellie Roche; daughter, Olivia Rae Roche; parents, Ed and Darleen Roche; sister, Jacqueline Roche Chavez (Francisco Chavez); niece, Tiffany Rose Chavez; as well as a large extended family and many friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at FRENCH - Westside. A private family interment will take place at a later date.

Please visit our online guestbook for Gabe at


FRENCH - Westside

9300 Golf Course Rd NW

Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 20, 2016
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