October 23, 1967 ~ August 27, 2009
Michael Sapico Mabanglo passed away Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Torrance Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends.
Born in Manila, Philippines on October 23, 1967, Mike enjoyed living in the South Bay, making it his home for over 25 years
Mike was an active member in the Wilmington First Assembly of God Church, and enjoyed attending services and participating in activates including Royal Rangers, and Men's retreat. Mike was also deeply devoted to the non-profit group Spread God's Love. As a double kidney transplant recipient, Mike valued their mission to bring much needed medical care to underprivileged parts of the Philippines.
An avid basketball fan, Mike loved a good pickup game and never missed a chance to watch the Lakers play. Mike was always the life of the party and could be counted on to have a cheerful smile and a lively spirit. Mike also loved spending time with friends and family, taking time to cruise to the Caribbean and Alaska.
Mike is survived by his wife of 17 years Mary Donahue
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2009 from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 10:00 AM at Wilmington First Assembly of God Church in Wilmington, CA
Interment to take place immediately following the memorial at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA.
Reception to follow interment at China Tea House Restaurant, in Torrance CA from 3:00 Pm -5:00 PM
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