March 31, 1958 - April 17, 2021
On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Gabriel Lopez Alvarez loving father, uncle, cousin, and friend passed away at the Lourdes Medical Center in Pasco, Washington from complications due to the Corona Virus. He was 63. Gabriel was born March 31st, 1958 in Las Colinas de Apatzingan, Michioacan, Mexico to father Rafael Alvarez Avalos and Mother Rosa Lopez Ortega. He immigrated to the United States in the year 1974. Gabriel worked for Iowa Beef Company, Bryans Butcher Block, Ocean Phoenix in Alaska and lastly as a truck driver for R. Hurley Transport LLC. Most importantly during his lifetime was his music that he learned to play first the acoustic guitar and as he delved into his music career the keyboard, drums, and accordion. Both his love and his passion combined in music Gabriel enjoyed serenading his friends and loved ones as much as they enjoyed his wonderful voice regaling us with many traditional and self-composed songs. Gabriel graced the stages with his group Brisa Azul and as a single artist all over Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Texas, and Mexico often receiving standing ovations from the crowd. Gabriel was in every sense to those who knew and loved him the life of the party and we will continue to remember him and his voice. Gabriel was preceded in death by his mother, father, Brother Jose Lopez Alvarez, and Daughter Samantha Alvarez. He is survived by his children Gabriel Alvarez Jr, Melissa Alvarez, Thelma Trevino, Sabina Peters, Mary Mendoza, and mother Vickie Romero also Phelix Alvarez and mother Esther Magaña, lastly Magdala Alvarez, Edgar Alvarez, Ricardo Lucatero and Mother Victoria Lucatero. Grand children Elias Alvarez, Elijah Alvarez, Cortez Alvarez, Mathias Magana, and Merely Magana. Brothers, Rafael Alvarez Jr, Eliodoro (Eddie) Alvarez, Benjamin Alvarez, Raymond Alvarez, Doroteo Alvarez, and sister Edelmira Alvarez along with several cousins, nieces, and nephews. A funeral service and celebration of his life will be held at St Patrick Catholic Church Friday, April 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM.
On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Gabriel Lopez Alvarez loving father, uncle, cousin, and friend passed away at the Lourdes Medical Center in Pasco, Washington from complications due to the Corona Virus. He was 63. Gabriel was born March 31st,... View Obituary & Service Information
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