Gabriela Rubiano, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2011. Born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, she came to California at the age of 17. Gabriela was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Church where she actively participated in many church and school activities. Gabriela will always be remembered for her beautiful smile and how she warmed everyone's heart with her laughter and joyful spirit. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Guillermo Rubiano, mother, Julia Rivero, son, Gabriel Rubiano, daughter, Natalia Rubiano, sister, Ana Maria Urquidi, and sister Maria Esther Rivero. She was preceded in death by father, Francisco Rivero and brother, Erwin Rivero. A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM with the Vigil Service beginning at 7:00 PM. The Mass will be held at St. Catherine Laboure Church on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 12:00 noon. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

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  1. Gabriela, I am thankful to have had you in my life and for sharing your love, laughter and home with me and my family. Your presence will be missed. May the Lord our God continue to bless your family and may the comfort of Jesus’ Christ love carry them through this time of grief. Our sincere condolences, The Shell Family

  2. We are all so sorry to hear about Gabriela’s passing. Our condolences to her entire family and friends who loved her so much.

  3. Mis mas sentidas condolencias para Ana Maria y familia. Que Nuestro Padre Celestial les de valor para superar este dolor tan grande.

  4. My prayers are with all of you! God bless you and He will give you the peace in your hearts. I feel your pain. All of my heart!

  5. Guillermito and Family, May God’s love guide you during this time of sorrow, and may you find solace in His care. She was blessed to have you in her life, a loving husband and father to her children. God Bless, Patricia and sons.

  6. Dear Guillermo and family, Janet and I wish there were the right words to ease the sadness at a time like this but there are none. Janet remembers many happy memories and we hope the happy times are what you all remember, not the sadness. While it is impossible to feel your grief please be assured we share in your sorrow. Our prayers are with you. Sincerely, Janet and Gary Wiley

  7. Nuestras mas sentidas condolencias para la familia Rubianno-Rivero ante esta irreparable perdida. Dios nos la tenga en su gloria y todas nuestras oraciones para ti Gabriela Rubianno. Descanza en paz.

  8. Our deepest sympathies. Gabriela was loved by all who knew her including us. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.

  9. Gabriela y su familia estuvieron en nuestras vidas durante muchisimos aos y asi Gabby, permanecera en nuestra memoria por siempre y para ella nuestros mejores deseos por que este ahora disfrutando de la vida eterna a la diestra del Seor y para su familia, nuestras plegarias, especialmente para su esposo e hijos, para que Dios les le mucha fortaleza y paz espiritual, pensando que ella, ya descansa en la Paz del Seor y nosotros despojandonos de todo egoismo, aceptamos con humildad la voluntad de Dios, quien la llamo a disfrutar de la vida eterna. Recordemosla com amor y tengamos presente, there’s no “Tears in heaven”. {Eric Clapton}.

  10. Dear Gabriela, Thank you very much for being my friend for over 20 years. I will never forget your smile, your loyalty and love. You were always there for me. You made me part of your family and I feel that I lost a very dear relative. I know now you do not have to worry anymore about your numbers. You are in peace and have the company of your dad and brother. I will miss you but I am happy that you are not suffering anymore. Do not worry about Guillermo, Natalia and Gabrielito, they will always be with you.

  11. Guillermo Javier, hijos y familia. Acompanandolos de todo corazon en estos momentos tan dificiles. Que Dios les de la fortaleza, sabiendo que El la tiene en un lugar muy especial y ella estara con Ustedes en todo momento.Con todo carino, Lelio, Magda, Liliana, Mike , Luis, Leticia y Margarita Urrea

  12. A toda la familia Rubiano en especial a Bill e hijos nuestro mas sentido pesame, que Dios los bendiga y los llene de fuerza para seguir adelante en memoria de Gariela que fue tan especial en la vida de toda su familia, los queremos mucho y estaremos junto a Uds,para brindarles todo el suport que Uds se meresen un abrazo grande

  13. All our love and sympathy to all of you our dear friends. May Our Lord comfort you during this difficult time. With much love!

  14. It’s with great sadness that I learn about Gabriela’s passing. My thoughts are with the Rubiano and Rivero families during this difficult times.

  15. En estas horas de dolor toda la familia Muoz Rubiano y Rubiano Suescun estamos unidos con ustedes, los acompaamos en su dolor y les expresamos nuestra solidaridad deseando que Dios los acompae, los consuele y les de mucha fortaleza.

  16. Estamos de corazon con ustedes y que Dios este permanentemente con ustedes para darles toda la fortaleza necesaria Luis Rubiano y Cecilia Ramirez Antonio Jose Rubino; Olga Leonor Arenas y Familia Luis Fernando Rubiano; Hansbleidy Moreno y familia Roberto Sandoval; Martha cecilia Rubiano y familia

  17. God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around you and whispered “come with me” with tearful eyes we watched you and saw you passed away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, he only takes the best. Now that you have our Gabriela, please watch and protect her. We love and miss your beautiful smile … Gabby

  18. Para Bill, hijos y toda la famila nuestro mas sentido pesame, estamos acompaandolos en estos momentos tan dificiles aunque sea desde muy lejos y pidiendole a Dios que les de la fortaleza necesaria para afrontar este dolor. Luis Fernando Rubiano & familia

  19. Andy: Lo siento mucho por tu prima. Mis condolencias. I’m sorry for your loss. My condolences to the family Rubiano.

  20. Bill, we were sorry to hear about Garbriela. Our prayers are with you and the kids. We will have you in our hearts.

  21. we are very sad and sorry for your loss. I wish we could of stayed till the end but it was to hard to stay with the baby. Love you all

  22. Dear Dr. Rubiano from the bottom of our hearts we are praying for you and your children that the light and spirit of your wife Gabriela and mother of your beloved children guide and fulfill your lives with her courage and love. Jorge E. Arce & Staff

  23. To the Rubiano Family, We are so sorry for your loss.We are thinking of you during this difficult time.

  24. Nuestros mas sentidos pesame a Ana Maria y Flia. Q Dios tenga en su Santa Gloria a su hna. Gabriela. Los acompanamos en esta gran perdida. Dios les de muchas fuerzas para seguir adelante. Estaran en nuestras Oraciones.

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