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Gilbert M. Monk, 49, passed away unexpectedly December 17, 2013 in Phoenix AZ.  He was born October 12, 1964 in Alamogordo NM to Frank B. & Sharon Duran.  He is survived by his mother Sharon, daughter Tiffany Smith & family, son Tyler Hutchens, brother Vince Birdwell & family, sister Dawn Duran-Healy & family, brother Francisco M. Duran & family, Grandsons Mason & Cameron Smith.  He was preceded in death by his dad Frank, and his beloved Grandparents.  Gilbert also had a loving extended family.

Services will be held 10:30 am January 4, 2014 at Unity Church of Mesa. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in his name to the Carrie Tingley Foundation at .  This was a special place for him as they helped his family while both his children received services from the hospital.

His care has been entrusted to the Best Funeral Services where he will be cremated.

Gilbert, loving Son, Father, Brother, Uncle; You are loved and will be missed.

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