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Gabriel George Balogh


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gabriel George Balogh Obituary
April 14, 1928 - June 23, 2016 At age 88, of Woodland Hills CA, Gabe passed away on June 23 2016 with his family by his side. Gabe moved from his birthplace in Newcastle PA to Inglewood CA as a teenager to live with his beloved sister Esther. He attended Sunnyside Baptist Church where he met his first wife Shirley. After serving in the Army, Gabe began his long career at the Bank of America and raised a family with his new bride. He built his successful banking career with strong customer relationships and many lifelong friendships before retiring in 1983. Gabe was preceded in death by his wife Shirley in 1995 and is survived by their three sons, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Gabe later married his longtime family friend Nancy Ellis in 1997 in Paradise CA. Together they enjoyed retirement in Woodland Hills, sharing their interests in life and creating new memories. Gabe is also survived by his loving wife Nancy, her son, two daughters, and grandson. Gabe was a devoted husband, father and friend who enjoyed spending time with his entire family, visiting Las Vegas with his sons, golfing with friends, volunteering at the West Hills Hospital, celebrating the births of his great-grandchildren and seeing the world with Nancy. He also loved sports and was an avid L.A. Dodgers, Lakers and Rams fan. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held in Westlake Village CA followed by a private burial service in Paradise CA.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from July 1 to July 3, 2016
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