Abraham Gabriel Vicente, 82, passed away November 12, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. Abe was born in the Philippines on March 7, 1933 to Canuto and Cornelia Vicente. He served honorably in the United States Navy and was a member of the Gateway Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife Sally Vicente and his six children: Abe Vicente Jr. (wife Karen Vicente) of Gilbert, Arizona; Rosemarie Amey (husband Maurice Amey) of Mesa, Arizona; Josie V. Navarro (husband Martin Navarro) of Oxnard, California; Robert Vicente of Summerville, South Carolina; Junie Vicente of Oxnard, California; and Michael Vicente (wife Susan Vicente) of Camarillo, California. He is also survived by his eleven grandchildren, Travis Vicente, Ryan Vicente, Jordan Vicente, Martin Navarro Jr., Justin Navarro, Kevin Navarro, Kayla Vicente, Dominic Vicente, Leilani Vicente, Jared Amey, and Daylan Amey, and his five siblings, Santiago Vicente, Benjamin Vicente, Lolita Ugalde, Rosario Manglicmot, and Rosita Rojas.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 6-9 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ.
On Friday, November 20th at 9 AM, a graveside service will be held prior to the funeral service. The graveside service will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ. Those wishing to participate in the funeral procession to the cemetery, please arrive at Bunker’s Garden Chapel by 7:30 AM. Following the interment on Friday, funeral services will be held at 11 AM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ, 480-696-6883.