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Baca -- Mr. Domingo Baca died Thursday in Albuquerque at the age of 76. Mr. Baca is survived by his wife, Carmen Baca; son, Clarence Baca and wife, Frances; daughters, Louisa Telles and husband, Willie, Celene Barnett and companion, Delbert Begay, Petrita Maldonado and husband, Tony and Mary L. Alexander and husband, Keith; brother, Belardo Baca; brother-in-law, Roger Griego; sisters, Amelia Baca and Mary Sanchez; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces. Funeral services for Mr. Baca will be held on Monday at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. The Rev. Gene Gries will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Domicindo Griego, Gilbert Baca, Paul Baca, Bolislo Baca, Felipe Baca and Chuck Sanchez. Honorary pallbearer will be Sisto Griego. Visitation for Mr. Baca will be held on Saturday and Sunday, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., in the mortuary chapel. A Rosary will be recited on Sunday evening, 7:30 p.m., at the Holy Rosary Church. The Rosary will be led by Gabrielle Neito. Arrangements by the Salazar and Sons Mortuary, 400 3rd St. SW.
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Bates -- Mary J. Bates, 69, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 1998 after losing her battle with breast cancer. Mary is survived by her husband, Frederick E. Bates; mother, Helen M. Pasquette; daughters, Barbara S. Hinds, and Nancy S. Bates; son, Frederick J. Bates; two grandchildren, Helen M. Bates and Benjamin Bates. Services will be held at Queen of Angels Chapel at I-40 and 12th Street on Tuesday, August 25, 1998 at 7:30 PM. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to"People Living thru Cancer" in her memory at 323 8th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Cremation arrangements by Sunrise Society.
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Bellemore -- In New Haven, CT, August 18, 1998, Martha Jeanette Mitchell Bellemore, wife of the late Walter M. Bellemore of 91 Robinwood Road, Hamden, CT; Mother of Judith Spehar of Taos, NM and Walter A. Bellemore of Hamden, CT; grandmother of Katharine Spehar of New York City and Gabrielle Spehar of San Francisco; sister of the late Paul, John and Edward Mitchell. Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 24 at 2:00 p.m. in Whitneyville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Clapp Wooster Chapter of D.A.R. c/o Mrs. David Murray, 97 Putnam Ave., Hamden, CT 06517 or to American Heart Assn., 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492. BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 in care of arrangements.
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Breeden -- The family of Dorothy Breeden thanks friends and family for their overwhelming love and support following Dorothy's death July 18. Special thanks go to Susan Mildren, Pete and Nancy Domenici, Steve and Vicki Bell, Ron Steiner, KOAT-TV, CBS-13, and other special friends who are making donations to the Mountainside YMCA scholarship fund. The family is also deeply appreciative of the care and loving handling they received from the ICU nurses, doctors and staff at Presbyterian Hospital.
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Brytus -- Terral Jerome Brytus, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, born May 14, 1979, passed away on August 19, 1998. He attended Albuquerque High School. Terral is survived by his parents, Diana and Raymond Brytus; a son, Alize Malque Raysean Bausby; a brother, Larry Anthony Presley; his grandmother, Ima Jean Session; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends. Visitation for Terral will be Sunday, August 23, 1998, 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., at Hillcrest Funeral Home. A wake service will be Sunday, 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Monday, August 24, 1998, 2:00 p.m., at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 515 Ash SE, with Pastor Dennis Dunn officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Hillcrest Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo NE, 265-5959.
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Chavez -- Antonio J."Papa Tony" Chavez, 48, died August 20, 1998 in Albuquerque. He was born September 9, 1949 in Albuquerque to Melisendro and Deluvina Rael Chavez. He was a veteran of the Viet Nam War. He is survived by his two daughters, Marie Chavez and Erica Chavez, both of Albuquerque; one son, Eric Chavez; two sisters, Velma Garcia and Criselda Zamora, both of Albuquerque; three brothers, Joe Chavez, Richard Chavez and Leonard Chavez, all of Albuquerque; and one grandchild, Benny Sedillo. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 23, 1998 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, August 24, 1998 at 9:00 a.m. at the San Jose Catholic Church, 2401 Broadway SE. Father Joseph A. Farias officiating. Pallbearers: Richard Chavez, Joe Chavez, Leonard Chavez, Eddie Zamora, Erika Chavez and Marie Chavez. Honorary Pallbearers: Benny Sedillo and Lucy Sepulveda-Chavez. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Strong-Thorne Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
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Chavez -- Martin Chavez (Papa), born May 7, 1927 in Cubero, NM was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 21, 1998 after a long illness. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was stationed in Germany. He married the love of his life, Dulcinea Alderete on November 8, 1952. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alejandro and Natividad Chavez; and his brother, Ruben Chavez. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Dulcinea; nine children, Lea Gomez, Elijia Robinson, Alejandro (BeBe) Chavez, Johnny Chavez, Martha Salazar, Eric Chavez, Jackie Chavez, Patsy Chavez and Jesse Chavez; sons-in-law, Robbie Robinson, Fred Salazar and Dennis Chavez; daughters-in-law, Angelica Chavez, Monica Chavez and Tam Berkman; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are six sisters, Frances Serna and husband, Ernesto, Lole Gonzales and husband, Moises, Louisa Martinez and husband, Sammy, Della Maxey and husband, Warren, Maryann Jaramillo and husband, Eloy, Ruby Sena and husband Elato; and several nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and those who knew him. Visitations will be held Monday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. A Rosary will be recited Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Santuario de San Martin Catholic Church, 8321 Camino San Martin S.W. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. also at the church. Interment will follow at San Jose de Armijo Cemetery. Casket Bearers will be Bebe Chavez, Johnny Chavez, Eric Chavez, Robbie Robinson, Fred Salazar and Dennis Chavez. Honorary Casket Bearers will be his grandsons, Gary Gomez, Andrei Gomez, Alejandro Chavez, Martin Chavez, Carlos Chavez, Ruben Chavez, Jose Chavez, Nicolas Gomez, Alex Zavala, Dominic Zavala and Gabriel Zavala. For floral assistance, please call 243-5222. Services are under the direction of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave. SW.
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Coates -- Marjorie G. Coates, 72, a resident of Albuquerque since 1993, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 1998 at Kaseman Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, John M. Coates of Albuquerque; a daughter, Nan Coates of Albuquerque; a sister, Florence Cech of Scottsdale, AZ; a brother, William Grieve of Decatur, Il; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives by marriage. Mrs. Coates was preceded in death by a son, John Coates II; and her parents, Gilbert and Florence Grieve. There will be no visitation since cremation has taken place. There will, however, be a memorial service for Mrs. Coates at Sandia Presbyterian Church, 10704 Paseo del Norte NE, Friday, August 28, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. The family has requested that memorials go to either the Humane Society of New Mexico, 615 Virginia SE 87108 or to the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas Blvd. NE 87110. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Colombo -- Alyce M. Colombo, a resident of Rio Rancho, New Mexico since 1983, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 1998. Alyce was born December 4, 1923 in Ladd, Illinois. She was a registered nurse and was trained at St. Francis School of Nursing in Peoria, Illinois. She met her husband at the Kellog Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan during WW II where they were on active duty. She assisted her husband in his family practice in Brooklyn, New York for 36 years. Alyce is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert R. Colombo, MD of Rio Rancho, NM; daughter, Clare A. Colombo, MD and husband, Ron Yestrebi of Rio Rancho, NM; sons, Robert R. Colombo of Ridgewood, NJ, William J. Colombo and wife, Sheila of Gibsonia, PA; grandchildren, Michael and David Haugh, Rachel Yestrebi, Elizabeth Colombo, Ryan, Sean and Connor Colombo; three great-grandchildren; her mother, Jennie Gualandri of Illinois; sisters, Cecilia Bernardi and husband, Don of Illinois, Rita Corson and husband, Wilbur of Missouri; her good friend, Anne R. Carbone, RN of Rio Rancho, NM. A Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 23, 1998 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Vista Verde Mortuary with the Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Monday, August 24, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Vista Verde Memorial Park. For those wishing floral assistance, please call 892-9920. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary, Rio Rancho, NM.
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Davenport -- The family of Mrs. Priscilla Marie Davenport would like to thank all their relatives and friends for their kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement. For the beautiful floral tributes and a special thank you to Father Jack, Holy Family Church, Celebrant of the mass; to Gloria and Margaret for reciting the Rosary and to Vera Gunter for all her support and help in these times. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Fidel -- Chad Joseph Fidel, 74, formerly of Albuquerque, returned to his Father in Heaven, Thursday, August 20, 1998 after dying of lung cancer at his home in Orem. Chad was born Dec. 12, 1923 in Delta, Utah, the son of Bessie Kroman and Joseph P. Fidel. He graduated from Delta High School and attended the Branch Agricultural College in Cedar City for two years. He had completed his basic training as a pilot for the Army Air Corps during World War II when he lost an eye building the Topaz Japanese relocation camp near Delta. He then joined the Merchant Marine, serving in the Pacific where his ship was erroneously reported sunk by Tokyo Rose. He married Eddis Johnson, of Delta, in 1945. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Mesa, Arizona LDS Temple. Chad also attended the University of New Mexico, where he studied architectural engineering. He went on to design and build many beautiful homes. He was named the Builder of the Year by the Albuquerque Home Builders Association and Better Homes and Gardens. He was widely regarded for his integrity and artistry in his field. He served on the board of the New Mexico Home Builders Association. He held many positions in his church. Chad possessed a great sense of humor. He enjoyed working and building beautiful things. He always raised a big garden, which he loved to share. Chad never retired. He was building custom mountain homes until his health failed during the fall of 1997. He is preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Carol. He is survived by his wife; daughter, Saundra; sons, Jay (wife, Sandy) and Steven (wife, Melia); brother, Dale; sisters, June, Vodis, Betty and Jeanne; 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many great friends, who will all miss him.
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Fontana -- Suzette M. Fontana, 50, passed away August 14, l998 in Colorado Springs. She was born in Albuquerque and attended Valley High and UNM. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Lena Mickiewicz; and sister, Mary Jo Stillwell. She is survived by her husband Mark; sons, Michael, Mario and Andrew; her grandson, Justin; niece, Kimberly; nephews, Todd and Lance. Suzette will be missed by her family and all who knew this wonderful and loving woman. Burial has taken place in Colorado Springs.
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Gallegos -- Eloy L. Gallegos, age 72, passed away, August 21, 1998. He is survived by his sons, Leroy A. Gallegos Sr. and Ernest N. Garrett; grandson, Leroy A Gallegos Jr.; daughter-in-law, Dinah M. Diaz; and sister, Tillie Archuleta. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary G. Gallegos; brothers, Gilberto and Secundino Gallegos. He retired from Meads Fine Bread, and was a member of BCT Local 351, since 1948. Services are pending and will be announced. Direct Services, 4501 4th St. NW. 343-8008.
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Garcia -- The family of Eufania A. Garcia wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who attended the services; to the casketbearers; and to those whom sent the beautiful floral arrangements. Your kindness will always be remembered. Arangements were under the direction of Garcia Mortuary.
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Garvey -- Mildred B. Garvey, 83, a resident of Los Lunas, passed away on August 21, 1998 in an Albuquerque Hospital. She was a member of the Latter Day Saint Church in Los Lunas. She was born in Moulton, Alabama and has lived in Los Lunas since 1979. Mildred loved to write poetry; all of her children as well as her church knew of her talent in poetry. She loved all of her children, but her grandchildren were her inspiration and she loved them dearly. Mildred was preceded in death by her first husband, Virgil Price Richardson; and her second husband, John R. Garvey. She is survived by her three sons, Fred Richardson and his wife, Betty of Los Lunas, Kenneth Richardson and his wife, Rosemary of Los Lunas, Carl Richardson and his wife, Patricia of Las Vegas, NV; two daughters, Joyce Holloway of Cullman, Alabama, and Joan Moody of Los Lunas; three sisters, Mabel Latham of Trinity, Alabama, Agnes Long and her husband, Bill of Cullman, Alabama, and Ruth Pruitt of Buffalo, NY; one brother, Orville Ragan and wife, Juanita of Birmingham, Alabama; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Viewing will be held on Monday from 9:30-10:00 a.m. at Romero Funeral Home, followed by Funeral Services at 10:00 a.m. also at Romero Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Terrace Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Romero Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Goddard -- Donna Geyer Goddard died peacefully at home on August 18, 1998 after an illness of several years. Born to Hugh Irwin Smith and Donna Florence Heister on March 29, 1910 in Denver, Colorado. She graduated from Denver University with a Master's degree in 1933 and began her teaching career on the Ute Indian Reservation in Ignacio, Colorado. There she met Warren Frances Geyer, also a teacher, whom she married in 1935. They had three children, David, Pamela, and Hugh. Donna was a spirited, talented, and beautiful woman with an unending zest for life. She was a much-published author of short stories, non-fiction articles, and essays. After the deaths of Hugh in 1952 and Warren in 1953. Donna returned to teaching. For the next 23 years she nurtured, motivated, and inspired her students, both remedial and advanced placement. In 1977 she married Kermit Dean Goddard whom she had met on a retirement trip to Singapore. They moved to Santa Fe in 1978, and for the next 22 years, this vibrant couple traveled extensively and developed many wonderful friendships. She was a beloved wife, mother, and friend. She extended her heart to many souls, especially the homeless and animals in need. Donna, we will miss you. Every room you entered had more life in it, all hearts grew larger and more compassionate in your presence. Your husband, Kermit, your children, Pamela and David, daughter-in-law, Jane, your five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, your extended family and many dear friends thank you for your presence in our lives. We love you and feel loved by you: from this love flows love and healing. And so it is. Memorial services at McGee Funeral Chapel at 12:00 noon, Monday, August 24. In lieu of flowers, Donna requested donations to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter, 1920 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501. SERVICES FOR MRS. GODDARD ARE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MCGEE MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1320 LUISA ST., SANTA FE, NM 87505, (505) 983-9151.
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Gonzales -- Carlos Gonzales, 33, passed away August 20, 1998. He is survived by his mother, Josephine Gonzales; sister, Janice Keleher; brothers, De Wayne Gonzales, Garry Gonzales, Patrick Gonzales, Jaime Gonzales, Alfie Gonzales; and numerous family members and friends who loved and will miss him. Services will be held at Carlisle Community Church, 1124 Hermosa SE, at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 24, 1998 and at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 1998. Arrangements by Direct Services, 4501 4th St. NW. 343-8008.
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Greer -- NATHAN GREER 3-DAY MEMORIAL MASS The Nathan Greer family wishes to thank our many friends for their generosity and support in our time of sorrow. Father Frank Pretto has requested that he have the opportunity to offer the Mass for Nathan Greer. This Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 1998, 6:00 p.m., at the San Isidro Church on Agua Fria Street, in Santa Fe. We invite all his many friends and comprades to celebrate this Mass with us in his honor.
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Hafer -- Lee A. Hafer, 59, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Saturday, August 22, 1998. Services are pending and will be announced. Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., S.W. is in charge of arrangements.
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Hammar -- H. Gordon Hammar, 77, a resident of Albuquerque since 1971, died on Wednesday, August 19, 1998 from complications of renal failure and liver cancer. He was born in Pawtucket, RI on Monday, June 6, 1921 to Walter and Hazel Hammar. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Shirley Hammar of the family home; sons, Kevin Hammar and wife, Kathy, and Dennis Hammar; grandchildren, Joseph Brandt-Hammar and Elyse Brandt, and Christian A. and Caitlin S. Landskroener, and their mother, Nancy Landskroener, all of Albuquerque; mother, Hazel M. Hammar; sister, Arlene Weyrick both of Miami, FL. Mr. Hammar moved to Youngstown, OH as a young child. In 1940, before Pearl Harbor, he enlisted in the US Army Air Corps as a private, and started a love affair with the Air Force. He had two tours of duty to Germany and one to Iceland. He met his wife, Shirley, an Army Nurse Corp Lt. while they were with the US Army during occupation in Germany in 1946. He taught many young Air Force mechanics the fine art of air craft maintenance. After his discharge from the Air Force as a Lt. Col, he was the owner and operator of Eddy/Hammar Hardware in Albuquerque until his death. He was an avid stamp collector and a lover of the Keeshound Breed of dogs. He was active in the Air Force Association, NM Philatelic Society, Reserve Officers' Association, the Retired Officers' Association, and the Albuquerque Humane Association. Services will be held Monday, August 24, 1998, 10:30 a.m. at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas NE, with Pastor Rick Donaho officiating. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, Sunday, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Humane Association of NM, 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Heilman -- Members of the Heilman, Hartenberger and Gardner families, wish to thank their many relatives and friends for the kindness shown during their time of personal loss.
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King -- Dolores L. King, age 91, died on August 20, 1998 at the Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences, NM. She was born on March 1, 1907 in Rhea County, Oklahoma to James Houston and Mahala N. (Bales) Cavasos. Mrs. King was a resident of Truth of Consequences for the past 22 years and was a homemaker. She was a former member of the Socorro Garden Club, the New Mexico Fiddler's Association and the Socorro Historical Society. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank O. King, Sr. Survivors include her daughter, Katherine Hulse of T or C, NM; her two sons, Frank O. King Jr. of T or C, NM and James S. King of Santa Fe, NM; her three brothers, Ervin Cavasos of Albuquerque, NM, Donald Cavasos of Edgewood, NM, Houston Cavasos of Stanley, NM; her sister, Okla May Elliot of Noel, Missouri; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 24, 1998 at the Stanley Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. with Mr. John Booth officiating. Serving as Pallbearers are Otis King, Jim King, Don King, Robert Cavasos, Kevin Cavasos and Mike Cavasos. Arrangements are by French Mortuary of T or C, Inc.
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Leer -- Lois Leer, 65, a resident of Albuquerque, died Sunday, August 16, 1998. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Sye Leer; daughter; Lisa Leer, both of Albuquerque; mother, Viola Stewart of Walla Walla, WA; brother, Donald Stewart of Bozeman, MT; and many other family and friends. Mrs. Leer was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held Monday, August 24, 1998, 11:00 a.m. at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 9100 Menaul Blvd. NE, with Pastor Harold Nilsson officiating. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Loughlin -- Mary Virginia Loughlin, widow of Kenney Eugene Loughlin, died Wednesday, August 19, 1998 of lymphoma. She is survived by her daughters, Rosalie Challberg and Nancy Loughlin; and by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Sunrise Society, 891-8200.
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Lovato -- -IN LOVING MEMORY- Adam M. Lovato, son of Faustina Castillo and Ruben M. Lovato, and brother of Rebecca Huffman, died May 17, 1998. ADAM you would have finally been"18" today. We miss you so much!Love Mom, Dad, Beck, Family & Friends
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Lucero -- Jimmy L. Lucero, Jr., 3, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, died Thursday, August 20, 1998. He is survived by his mother, Jessica Catherine Romero of Albuquerque; father, Jimmy Lucero, Sr. of Espanola; sister, Normanda Gallegos of Albuquerque; grandmothers, Dolores Romero, Diana Saiz, and Virginia Cordova: grandfathers, Benjamin Romero and Julian Lucero, Sr.; and aunts, uncles and cousins. Mass will be celebrated Monday, 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Chapel, 1900 Edith Blvd. NE, with Fr. Paul Baca officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Sunday, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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Maez -- The family of Pablo Maez wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who attended the services; to the casketbearers; and to those whom sent the beautiful floral arrangements. Your kindness will always be remembered. Arangements were under the direction of Garcia Mortuary.
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Mares -- Florepa"Papa" Mares, 67 a resident of Albuquerque since 1967, died Thursday, August 20, 1998. She is survived by her daughter, Maria Vegaras; grandson, Carlos Vegaras; granddaughter, Valerie Vegaras, all of Roswell, NM; brothers, Ezekiel Mares and wife, Mercedes of Los Lunas, NM and Mariano Mares, Jr. and wife, Angie of Roswell, NM; sisters, Mary Viola Baldonado and husband, Ramon of Albuquerque and Elizabeth Gallegos, of Albuquerque, and Vivian Sena and husband, Jesse of Clovis, NM; and numerous nephews, nieces, great-nephews, and great-nieces. Papa loved painting, embroidery, cooking, and she was known for her popsicles. She was active in different club activities. Papa loved her family and she will be missed by all who knew here. She was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Rosary will be recited Sunday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE. Mass will be celebrated Monday, 10:00 a.m., at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Lomas & Tennessee NE, with Fr. Michael Cimino, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Sunday, 3:00 p.m. till time of Rosary. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association of NM, 525 San Pedro NE, Suite #101, 87108. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Martinez -- The family of Mr. Severo Martinez would like to thank all their relatives and friends for their kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement. For the beautiful floral tributes and a special thank you to Father Jack, Holy Family Church, Celebrant of the mass; to Leo and Mary Ballejos for reciting the Rosary and to the Pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Miner -- LENORE LEE LUCERO MINER 1943 -1997You are always in our hearts. We miss you so very much. Love always, your mom and dad, and all your family.
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Moore -- Edward S. Moore, 76, a resident of Albuquerque since 1940, died Sunday, August 16, 1998. Mr. Moore was preceded in death by his wife, Sally in 1991. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Moore was retired from Sandia National Labs. Graveside services will be held Monday, 10:30 a.m., at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Nelson -- In Loving Memory of Our Son, Stevie 8-23-79 TO 1-3-90 HAPPY 19th BIRTHDAYS ON THINKING OF YOU TODAY, AND E VERYDAY. VISUALIZING YOU THEN AND NOW. IN TIME SO MUCH HAS CHANGED IN OUR LIVES, E XCEPT OUR LOVE FOR YOU.YOU ARE DEEPLY MISSED, LOVE, DAD, CANDY, CRYSTAL, CHRISTOPHER & FRANCISCO
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Nowers -- Celeste M. Nowers, 92, a resident of Albuquerque since 1981, died Wednesday, August 19, 1998. She is survived by her children, Judith Brown of Albuquerque, Juanita Partington and husband, Patrick of California, William I. Nowers and wife, Jane of Georgia, and Kathleen England and husband, Robert of Albuquerque; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and brother, Calvin DePauw and his wife, Beatrice of Illinois. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley I. Nowers whom she married on September 2, 1931 in Rockford, Illinois. Celeste was very devoted to her family, enjoyed life and was involved in many activities at her residence, including her bridge games. Mrs. Nowers was a member of the Aquinas Newman Center. Services will be held Friday, September 4, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. at La Vida Llena (Carter Hall), 10501 Lagrima de Oro NE. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Francis Mission Church, P.O. Box 778, White River, AZ 85941 or a charity of your choice. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Padilla -- The family of Baby Moriah Padilla would like to thank all their relatives and friends for their kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement. For the beautiful floral tributes and a special thank you to Rafael Padilla and Deacon Nestor Garcia for officiating the Funeral Service. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Padilla -- The family of Richard Edward Padilla, 30, of Albuquerque, would like to thank all their relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement. Richard is survived by his parents, Richard Padilla and Lina Mae Padilla; brothers, Troy L. Carmichael and wife, Kathy, and Vincent I. Padilla, and Michelle Alter; mother of his oldest daughter, Geovanna, and Tanya Salazar; mother of his other children, Joseph Moreno and Angelo and Destiny Padilla. A special thank you to Pastoral friend of the family Richard Encinias and to the pallbearers. Service will be held on Monday, August 24, 1998, 11:00 a.m., at Calvary of Albuquerque, 4001 Osuna Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Burial will take place immediately after the service. A burial fund has been established at all locations of Nations Bank of NM under Richard's name for any donations. Arrangements by the Salazar and Sons Mortuary, 400 3rd St. SW.
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Price -- Betty Ann Price, 73, a resident of Albuquerque since 1963, died in her sleep on Monday, August 17, 1998, at the family home. She is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years, Joseph V. Price of Albuquerque; daughters, Elisabeth J. Price of Albuquerque, Pamela A. Price of Houston, TX, Michelle Winthers and husband, Ake of Gothenberg, Sweden, and Susan T. Price of Albuquerque; son, James E. Price and wife, Jill Anne Yeagley of Albuquerque; grandsons, M. Daniel Bernhardt of Falkenberg, Sweden, Jeremy M. Price of Albuquerque, and Joseph C. Winthers of Gothenberg, Sweden; granddaughters, Jennifer M. Winthers and Sarah S. Winthers, both of Gothenberg, Sweden; and brother-in-law, Herbert H. Price of Mexico City. She is also survived by her honorary children, K. Michael Bernhardt of Falkenberg, Sweden, Anita Del Valle and Ken and Edie Wilkins, all of Albuquerque. She was preceded in death, earlier this year, by her cherished eldest grandchild, Philippa Ann Price. Mrs. Price was born in Baton Rouge, LA to Ernest W. and Annie Robeau and was their only child. While her family and many, many friends are keenly bereft without Betty's charm, dignity, grace, and natural"je ne sais quoi", all feel very blessed indeed to have been part of her life. Mrs. Price was a member of Queen of Heaven Parish. Cremation will take place and a memorial mass will be celebrated Monday, 3:00 p.m., at Church of the Risen Savior, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Fr. Paul Baca, Celebrant. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery at a later date. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Saturday, one hour prior to the time of Rosary. The family requests any memorial contributions be made to the University of New Mexico Diabetes Prevention Program, School of Medicine DR&TC, 2211 Lomas blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Reynolds -- VIRGIL HOWARD REYNOLDS. Graveside services with Military Ceremony for Major Virgil H. Reynolds, USA Ret. (March 24, 1917 - December 31, 1997) were held at 6:00 p.m. on August 22, 1998 at the family plot in the Maple Avenue Cemetery in Fultonville, New York.
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Richey -- Lorene (Rogers) Richey, a resident of Albuquerque since the early 1950's, died peacefully in her sleep, Thursday, August 20, 1998. She is survived by her daughter, Dona Arnot and husband, Gene; granddaughters, Dee Dee Butterfield and Debi Arnot, all of Albuquerque; niece, Vicki Rigdon and her family of Amarillo, TX; daughter-in-law, LaRue (Richey) Parramore; grandsons, Lawrence Richey and Lowell Richey; and four great-grandchildren, all of Lubbock, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Richey; sister, Cora Mae Burt; brother, York Rogers; and son, Karl Richey. Lorene was born June 13, 1910 in the Territory of New Mexico to Florence (Littrell) and Ralph Rogers on their Ranch at Hardscrabble, east of Maxwell. She lived in Cimmaron, Raton, and Las Vegas, before coming to Albuquerque. Lorene was a homemaker and a longtime member of St. John's United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and was active in United Methodist Women. Her cremains have joined those of her husband and son at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her name for the Elementary Sunday School at St. John's United Methodist Church, 2626 Arizona NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. The family thanks Lorene's friends and caregivers for their steadfast love and support while she was ill. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Sanchez -- Perhaps you brought or served food. Perhaps you sent a lovely card or sat quietly in a chair. Perhaps you sent a floral piece, if so, we saw it there. Perhaps you spoke the kindest words as any friends could say, perhaps you were not there at all, just thought or prayed for us that day. Whatever the part the Lord had you play to console our hearts, we thank you so much, and may He bless each one of you. The family of James L. Sanchez. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Sovich -- Steve Sovich, born October 1, 1920 in Gary, IN, to Nicklas and Anna Sovich, passed away August 20, 1998. He attended Lew Wallace High School and worked for Strack and Vantil Supermarket in Hammond, IN from 1958 until his retirement in 1981. Following retirement, he moved to Mesa, AZ in 1982, and Albuquerque in 1992. He is survived by Pauline, his wife of 58 years; his daughter, Marlene Balder and hsuband, Allen; grandchildren, Melissa, Kevin, and wife, Kristi, and Jason; great-grandchildren, Michael and Allison; his brothers, Mike Sovich and wife, Gerry, Nick Sovich, and George Sovich and wife, Carolyn; as well as numerous nieces and nepheews. Steve was preceded in death by his son, Charles Sovich, his brothers John and Andrew Sovich, and his sister, Jean Stanley. He was a member of St. Jude Catholic Parish in Paradise Hills and Los Volcanos Senior Center. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 24, at St. Jude's Church, 5712 Paradise Blvd. NW. Following cremation interment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, IL. In lieu of flowers, masses would be appreciated. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Sunrise Society, (891-8200).
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Sury -- Mary Ethel Brown Sury, 85, died August 19, 1998. She was born March 14, 1913 in Bigelow, AR. Married Joseph Frank Sury on August 18, 1936. He preceded her in death on July 2, 1969. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and had taught Sunday School, sang in church choirs, and taught Vacation Bible School in various Baptist Churches. She worked as a Pink Lady of Presbyterian Hospital and in Day Care for the Albuquerque Public School System. She graduated from high school with honors and was an actress in many school plays to raise money for the school library. Survived by three sons, Earl R. of Albuquerque, Joe Paul of Albuquerque and Roger D. of Clovis, NM; four sisters, Ila Enos of Merced, CA, Bobbie Vaught of Bixby, OR, Wilma Blaylock, and Willa Doan Curtis, both of Hot Springs, AR; brother, Epraim Brown of Bigelow, AR; four grandchildren, Lois, Kim, Gary and Kerri; and five great-grandchildren, Luke, Sam, Eric, Heather, and Linda. Preceded in death by husband; brothers, Woodrow Brown, Wesley Brown; and sister, Opal Gibbons. Visitation will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 24, 1998 at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 12201 Comanche Rd. NE, on Tuesday, August 25, 1998. Rev. Vernon Lierly officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Steve Gerkey, Bill Knox, Scott Brown, Emil Burbridge, Lee Gibbons and Velon Voight. Interment will follow services at Sandia Memory Gardens, 9500 San Pedro Dr. NE. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate Memorial contributions to Grace Baptist Chapel Memorial Fund, 12201 Comanche Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave. SE, in charge of arrangements.
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Webb -- Robert James Webb went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 20, 1998 of heart and lung disease with his loving family by his side. He is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, Shirley Francl Webb; his loving daughter, Penny Webb Wagner; his endeared son-in-law Steven; his grandchildren, Melanie Rose and Jay Robert Wagner. Bob was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 2, 1922. He served in the Signal Corps for 3 Pacific Campaigns and Japan during World War II. Bob came to Albuquerque in 1958 as a sales engineer with Joslyn Manufacturing Company with his wife and baby daughter. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions may be made to Post 49 American Legion Scholarship Fund, 11007 Central Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. Memorial Service, Wednesday, August 26th, 10:30 a.m. at Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 8600 Academy Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111. Interment, 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with the Post 49 Honor Guard. Direct Services, 4501 4th St. NW. 343-8008.
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Woodard -- Dennis Eugene Woodard, 49, a resident of Socorro for 24 years, passed away on Thursday, August 20, 1998. He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Debbie Woodard; daughter, Gina Woodard-Kasky; son, Joel Woodard; grandchildren, Justin and Katie Kasky; mother, Gretchen Woodard-Sowards; sister, Patricia Nagy; and brother, Ronald Woodard. Dennis grew up in Albuquerque, graduated from the University of New Mexico, and later, became a graduate of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL. Dennis used his education in the capacity of ordained ministry, touching the lives of many of us. He devoted his life to missionary work in the Rio Grand Valley, serving with the American Missionary Fellowship. Dennis was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather, and we will miss his warmth and support. He left us to be with his Savior Jesus Christ. Services will be held Monday, 10:00 a.m., at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio NE, with Pastor Tom Nagy and Rev. Gregg Horst officiating. Interment will follow at Sandia Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in memory of Dennis Woodard to American Missionary Fellowship, 672 Conestoga Rd., P.O. Box 368, Villanova, PA 19085. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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