GABRIEL SANCHEZ, age 49, of West Jordan Utah, passed away on March 29, 2021 unexpectedly.

Gabe was born on March 25,1972 to Meliton and Evelyn Sanchez in Salt Lake City Utah. After graduating from Judge Memorial High School in 1990 he met his first love Jolynn and had his only daughter, Shanda Michelle Sanchez in September of 1991. He also gained a loving son, Casey Roche when he met Jolynn.

In November of 1999 he met his loving spouse Marilyn Marvidakis . They were together for a total of 17 years and had many fun trips and traveled a lot together.

In 2016 Gabe met his loving fiancée Erin Heath. He was with her for the final 6 years of his life. He loved spending his time with her taking photographs, collecting rocks, camping, and genuinely having a good time laughing.

Gabe was predeceased in death by his brother Calvin Sanchez. He is survived by his parents Evelyn and Meliton Sanchez. His daughter Shanda Mazac ( Sanchez) and her husband Kenny Mazac. His step son Casey Roche. His brothers Gerald Sanchez (Cheryl Sanchez), Daniel Sanchez ( Craig Arbuckle), and John Sanchez (Melinda Martinez-Sanchez).

He had many nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles, family and friends who will miss him dearly.

A Viewing and Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM at Neil O'Donnell Funeral Home, 372 East 100 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111. A Holy Rosary will follow at 1:30 PM. Interment will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery.


Celebration of Life

Tuesday, Apr. 06, 2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Neil O'Donnell Funeral Home
372 East 100 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Neil O'Donnell Funeral Home

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Apr 01, 2021

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I’m so sorry to hear the world lost one of the most remarkably nice guys I have ever met. Gabe was the guy who had your back even when we were kids.

Dustin Telford , Omaha , NE, US Apr 06, 2021

We have not spoken since high school but I still consider you my brother. I love you buddy!

Jim Csrldon Apr 06, 2021

Our family was so sad to hear of Gabriel's passing, You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time

Andy lopez Apr 06, 2021

Rest In Peace Gabriel ..May you find eternal rest with Jesus in Heaven ...

Randy Garcia , Penasco , NM, US Apr 03, 2021

Condolences to family and friends. He always seemed to understand the deeper meanings of situations. I remember him taking me on the ski lift my one and only time skiing. He told me stand here, jump off here. Then he told me to have fun. He was just kid. That light will burn forever


Richard , Riverton , UT, US Apr 01, 2021

May his memory be eternal. My thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family..

Stanley Marvidakis , Price, UT, US Apr 01, 2021

Our deepest condolences to the Sanchez family.

Rudy, patsy and Desiree lucero , Chamisal , NM, US Apr 01, 2021

So sorry for your loss.Our prayers are with you all.May he he rest in paradise with our creator.Love you family ❤

Sam and Beatrice Martinez , Mora, NM, US Apr 01, 2021


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