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Abeyta -- The family of Mr. Manuel A. Abeyta Sr. would like to thank all their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement: to Father Manuel Fernandez, St. Francis Xavier Catholic church, celebrant of the funeral mass to Orlando and Lydia Romero for reciting the Rosary, to Maria Jaramillo for providing the music, to Vince Cordova and the D.A.V. chapter 3 and to the pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors SW in charge of arrangements.
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Anaya -- The family of Mrs. Phyllis Anaya would like to thank all their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement, to Deacon Bob Lewis for Officiating the Liturgy of the Word Service, to Mrs. Moya for reciting the Rosary and to the pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr., SW in charge of arrangements.
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Archuleta -- Robert A. Archuleta, of Albuquerque, NM born June 4, 1942 passed away suddenly April 8, 2001. He was preceded in death by his parents Flore and Frances Archuleta and a brother Rudy Archuleta. He is survived by two brothers, Richard Archuleta and his wife Diana, and Oliver Archuleta; three sisters Veronica Marquez and her husband Fred, Lilly Pineda and her husband Eloy, and Cathy Jaramillo; and numerous loving and caring nieces and nephews. A memorial mass will be held for Bobby at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 545 Fortuna Road, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105 on Monday, April 16, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. Interment is pending and will be held at the family gravesite. Bobby will be deeply missed by his loving family and by all the lives he had touched. Cremation arrangements by the Sunrise Society of NM, 891-8200
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Armijo -- Sofia Armijo, 81, a resident of Belen, joined our Lord on Thursday, April 12, 2001. She was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, and for many years a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. For over 40 years, she worked the voting polls during elections at Central School Elementary. Sofia was an avid bowler and proudly competed in many National and State tournaments bringing home her prized trophies for over 36 years. She continued to bowl enthusiastically until October of 2000. She also loved playing bingo but her first passion was her family. She loved her family and passed on her cooking skills for two generations. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pasqual Sr., her year-old son, Pasqual, her father, Juan Espinosa, four brothers, Freddie Disiderio Espinosa, Tedoro and Joe Olguin, and one sister, Cecilia Espinosa. Sofia is survived by her children, Jake and wife, Emelda of Albuquerque; Carmen and husband, Floyd Montoya of Tome; Pasqual and wife, Lydia; Ernest and wife, Kathy; and Alfredo and wife, Flora, all of Belen; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one sister, Petra Morris of Arizona; one brother-in-law, Joe K.Armijo and wife, Ruth of Arizona; three sisters-in-law, Ramona Mascarena and husband, Eloy of Albuquerque; Ernestina Cordova and husband, Ben of Clovis; and Elaria Martinez of Arizona; and her two aunts, Emma Marquez; and Carmen Baca and husband, Doroteo, both of Adelino. Sofia is also survived by a very dear friend, Margaret Salazar. Friends and family may call on Monday from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Belen with Interment in the Parish Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Teresa; Mark; Pasqual, III; Ernest Jr. Romolo; Darin; Adam Armijo; and Joey Garcia. Honorary Pallbearers will her son-in-law, Floyd, her four daughters-in-law, Emelda, Lydia, Kathy, and Flora Armijo, five Godsons, Felipe Orosco, Gene Gallegos, Tommy Duran, Felipe Mascarena and Ben Cordova. After services, friends and family members are asked to join the family at Pasqual Armijo residence. Romero Funeral Home, Belen, NM.
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Baca -- Frank Baca, 91, a resident of La Costancia, NM, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home in Albuquerque while surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, April 10, 2001. He was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, a long time member of the Knights of Columbus, and enjoyed playing poker at the Belen Senior Citizens. In the 1940's, Frank received his Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of New Mexico. He taught school for over 42 years in the Valencia County Schools System and for many years was principal at the East Side School on River Road in Belen. Frank wore many different hats in his younger days as he was also a devoted rancher and farmer and served as Secretary Treasurer of the Tome Land Grant Corporation. He was preceded in death by his parents, Doroteo and Ramonsita Baca; and his six brothers, Juan, Manuel, Luis, Crestino, Jose Maria, and Antonio Baca. Frank is survived by his five children, Mary Sanchez of Albuquerque, Angela Capshaw of Laguna Hills, CA, Albert and wife, Darlene of La Mirada, CA, Frank and wife, Josephine of Fallbrook, CA; and Louis and wife, Debbie of Albuquerque; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Odelio Baca of Adelino; and two sisters, Tillie Baca and Chona Torres, both of Tome, NM. He is also survived by his many loving nieces, nephews, and friends. A Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. this Sunday, April 15, 2001 at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church with a Rosary to be recited at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 16, 2001 at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church with Father Tom Greaney officiating. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Leslie Acevedo, Crista Ciska, Claude Sanchez, Jr, Daniel Sanchez, Michael Baca, Christopher Baca; and great-grandchildren, Liza Terry, and Adain Sanchez. The family request that donations be made in Frank's memory to The Children's Hospital of New Mexico, 700 Lomas NE, To Woodward Center, Suite #100, Albuquerque, NM 87131. Romero Funeral Home, Belen, NM.
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Baca -- Mario Victor Baca born on September 22, 1999, died on April 9, 2001. He is survived by his mother, Kimberly Baca; his father, Victor Baca; his sister, Victoria Baca; his maternal grandparents, Gloria Carrillo, Ben Megah and his wife, Laura; his paternal grandparents, Deborah and Victor Baca; and numerous great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and family friends many of whom were there when he went into Jesus' arms. He was greatly loved and will always be in our hearts. The Mass of the Angels will be celebrated on Monday, April 16, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church 3674 Hwy 47, Peralta, NM. Memorials in Mario's name can be made to the All Faith's Receiving Home, 1709 Moon NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112, to help prevent what happened to Mario from happening to another child. French Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
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Beach -- Mrs. Carolina C. Beach, 98, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on April 12, 2001 at home with her loved ones at her side. Mrs. Beach is survived by two daughters, Beatrice Carrillo and husband Ben and Dorothy Lobato and husband Art; two sons, Arthur Beach and wife Odelia and Joseph Beach and wife Gloria; one brother, Rudy Chavez and wife Blanche; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mrs. Beach was preceded in death by her husband George W. Beach (Former U.S. Marshall and Bernalillo County Assessor); her son, Father Robert Beach and her two grandchildren, Mary Ann Carrillo and John Carrillo. Mrs. Beach was a member of the Catholic Church, National Order of Foresters, Sacred Heart League and the Women's Guild of Our Lady of Fatima. Visitation will be Monday evening in the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 4020 Lomas Blvd., NE from 6:30 until 7:00 with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 by Deacon Hugh Hackett. Final Visitation will be Tuesday morning in the Our Lady of Fatima Church from 9:30 until 10:00 with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 by Father Francis Eggert. Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ben Carrillo, George Carrillo, Mark Carrillo, Michael Carrillo, David Beach and Ken Beach. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW in charge of arrangements.
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Boudreau -- Ted Boudreau, 80, a resident of Albuquerque since 1945, died Tuesday, April 10, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Irene Boudreau of the family home; son, John Boudreau of Albuquerque; brother, Vincent Boudreau and wife, Diane of Las Cruces; sister, Lorena Ledford and husband, Ed of Carlsbad; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ted served in the US Navy on the submarine USS Barbero during World War II. He retired from Southern Union Gas Co. after 20 years of service. He received many sales awards while working there. He was a 50 year member of the Albuquerque Trap Club, a life member of the American Trap Shooting Association, and a member of the Hall of Fame with the ATC, and was a member of the Holy Ghost Parish. Rosary will be recited Monday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE, with Deacon Ubaldo Chavez reciting. Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 11:00 a.m., at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 833 Arizona SE, with Father Thomas Mayefske, Celebrant. Private interment will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Monday, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Brown -- Loretta Brown, 91, an Albuquerque resident since 1985, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2001. She was a member of the Church of the Risen Savior and the Lambda Phi Gamma Sorority. Loretta is survived by her son, John R. (Dick) Brown and wife, Karen, of Albuquerque; brother, Francis Phelen and wife, Dorothy, of Buffalo, NY; grandchildren, Richard Mark Brown and wife, Bernadette, of Aurora, CO, and Maureen Ann Birdsell and husband, Brian, of Austin, TX; great grandchildren, Victoria, Stephanie and Nicholas Brown, Megan, Abi and Ian Birdsell. Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Brown, in 1980 and one daughter, Alice C. Brown, in 1985. Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Chaplain Mary Trudell, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Lovelace Hospice Program, 5655 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109.
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Chavez -- Mr and Mrs. Dennis Chavez and family, would like to thank Msgr. Raun, for taking time out and coming to our home with words of comfort; to Father Scott Mansfield, celebrant; to Father Anthony Bolman, concelebrant ;to our dear cousin Deacon Norbert Sanchez; to our families who have never left us alone, to Rick's and our many friends; for the masses, prayers, cards, food and flowers; to Tom and Barbara Madrid, Gilbert Chavez for the beautiful eulogy and all who came forward to share their memories of Rick with us. Rick we will never forget those special hugs, your smile and yes your force for getting things done right. Your memory will linger on and on in our hearts forever, but not with sadness but with a special smile. Por Que riquezas no es el oro ni la plata, es el amor and our family has lots of that. Dad, Mom, Den, Sylvia and Denise. Una Oracion por tu alma. Recoje dios and my Rick you have many. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Darnell -- Bob Darnell, 66, a lifelong resident of New Mexico, died Wednesday, April 10, 2001. Bob is survived by his sister, Colleen Emery of California and brother, Aaron Coleman of Albuquerque. Burial has taken place at Sunset Memorial Park.
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Davis -- Todd B. Davis, 32, beloved son of Nancy and Steve Sammons, died unexpectedly on April 9, 2001. Todd was employed by Adelante Development Center at Phillips Labs. A Memorial Service will be held at Adelante's training center, 1816 Carlisle NE at 4:00 p.m. on April 16, 2001. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Todd's name to Adelante Development Center, 4261 Balloon Park Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. We deeply appreciate the kindness and support shown to Todd by employees of Phillips Labs and the Adelante Staff!
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Duran -- Priscilla Duran, passed away on April 10, 2001 after a long illness. A Rosary will be held at Gabaldon Mortuary Friday at 7:00 p.m. The Services will be at Mt. Calvary on Saturday, April 14, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. She was a teacher, mother, sister, daughter, auntie, grandma, and a friend. We will dearly miss her smile and ways. She is survived by family, Antonio, Gloria, and Natilie Duran; Ronald and Yvonne Gallegos; Linda and Dennis Gallegos, Arthur and Francis Gallegos and family; Sidney and Anna Gallegos, and countless other relatives and friends who loved her. Priscilla will now be in Heaven with her husband, Rumaldo Duran, father, Celestino, mother, Epimenia, and brother, James Gallegos. Our prayers are with them.
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Duran -- RICHARD L. 46,passed away April 13,2001. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Mary Duran. He is survived by sons; Mike Duran and Tiny Duran, aunt Corina Sanchez and husband Jose, uncles; Elfego Duran and wife Lucy, Arthur Duran, Cousins; Father John Baca, Debbie Giguere, Yvonne Blumberg, David Salazar, Roberta Salazar, Arthur Lee Duran, numerous other family and friends who loved and will miss him. Services will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 3905 Las Vegas Dr. SW, south on Isleta and west on Camino del Valle to Martin, with Rosary recited at 7pm on Monday, April 16,2001, Mass of Christian Burial at 10am on Tuesday April 17, 2001 with burial to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will include; David Salazar, Arthur L. Duran, Johnny Baca, Dennis Gutierrez, and Daniel Saavedra. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th NW Alb. NM 87107, 343-8008.
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Duran -- The family of Priscilla Duran would like to thank all their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement, to Deacon Manuel Montoya for officiating the Funeral Service, to Martha Herrera for reciting the Rosary and to the pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW in charge of arrangements.
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Forsythe -- Bernadette D. Forsythe, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died Monday, April 9, 2001. Preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Forsythe, she is survived by daughter, Susan Pohl; and granddaughter, Sandra; sons, Mark Forsythe, and David Forsythe, his wife, Anne; and granddaughters, Emma and Darcy. Memorial Services will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 7550 Eubank NE. Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Private interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, 7550 Eubank NE 87122.
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Frias -- Lucy A. Frias, age 63, passed away Wednesday morning, April 11, 2001 in a local hospital. She was born February 21, 1938 in Phoenix to the late Gustazo and Manula (Lopez) Angulo. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Andy A. Frias of Albuquerque; one son, Donald A. Frias and his wife, Shirlee of Rio Rancho, NM; two daughters, Debbie Meyer and her husband, Todd, Edgewood, NM, Lori Griffin and her husband, Michael of Albuquerque; two sisters, Susan Angulo of Phoenix, Pat Angulo of Phoenix; one brother-in-law, Pete Cordova of Phoenix; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Meyer, Andrew Meyer, Lisa Frias, Zacharie Frias, Michael Griffin, Alexis Frias, and Edward Griffin. She was preceded in death by one son, Andrew Frias. She was a member of the Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church. She was an owner and director of A Childs Play Ground here in Albuquerque for over ten years. She was a mother to many children in her day care center. Visitation will be Monday, April 16, 2001 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Home. The Rosary will follow the visitation at 7:00 p.m. The Mass will be celebrated Tuesday morning, April 17, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church, 8901 Candelaria NE. Interment will follow in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. The arrangements for Lucy A. Frias are under the direction of the Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Home.
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Galvin -- DORIS MARTIN GALVIN May 25, 1920 - April 5, 2001Interment Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2001 at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, NM. Family and friends are invited to a reception at Four Hills Country Club from 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. that same afternoon to share memories. The family wishes to thank everyone for their calls, cards, flowers and expressions of sympathy. Donations in Doris' memory may be made to the Feeding the Homeless Program at First United Methodist Church in Albuquerque or to Joy Junction. Sandia Funeral Care, 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM, 821-0010.
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Gammon -- Tony Margaret Gammon, a resident of Albuquerque since 1948, passed away April 12, 2001. Tony was preceded in death by her husband, Jeff (JT) Gammon, and brother, Joe Barnes. She is survived by her sons; Joe Gammon and wife, Linda, and Tom Gammon; brother, Bob Barnes; sisters, Polly Deutsch and husband, Dave, and Pat Tracy and husband, Warren; sister-in-law, Irene Barnes; nieces and nephews, Ann Silverio, Carol Barnes, John Christy, David Barnes, and Clayton Tracy. Tony was born in 1924 in Red Oak, Oklahoma. After college in Oklahoma, Tony moved to California during WWII where she worked as a ship welder in the war effort. She married Jeff Gammon on January 29,1946, and after living in Texas and California, they settled in New Mexico. A Memorial Service will be held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. A reception at the family home will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2001. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. Albuquerque. 505-343-8008.
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Garcia -- John R."Juan" Garcia, 46, passed away at home April 12, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Antoinette Garcia; children, Chris, Nichole, James, and Dominic; granddaughter, Angelique; parents, Ted and Esther Garcia; brothers, Joe Garcia and wife, Teresa, Steve Garcia and wife, Becky; sisters, Rita Sedillo, Maria Sedillo; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends who loved and will miss him. Services will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church 5415 Fortuna NW., with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2001. Mass will be recited 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2001 with burial following at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Chavez, Michael Sedillo, Johnny Maestas, Matt Oetzel, Michael Gomez, and John Garcia. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. Albuquerque. 505-343-8008.
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Garcia -- Joyce F. Garcia, 67, died after a short illness. She was predeceased by her husband, Manuel Garcia Jr. She was a beloved mother to Richard Newbill and Jacqie Gutierrez. Grandmother to Torrance Garcia, Amanda Newbill, Jacob Newbill, Christine Morga and Justin Morga. Burial will take place May 8, 2001.
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Garcia -- Thomas Fred Garcia, born in Clayton, NM on November 18, 1935 to Rafael and Eva (Elkins) Garcia, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2001. He is survived by his parents, Rafael and Eva; sisters, Louise Vigil and husband, Dick and Ruby Valdez and husband, John; brothers, Bob Garcia and wife, Belinda and Michael Garcia and wife, Tommie; nieces, Linda Gonzales and husband, David and Robin Garcia; nephews, Larry Pena and wife, Carole, Luther Garcia, Michael Garcia Jr. and Steven Garcia and wife, Jerriann; great-neices, Bernadette Gonzales, Katarina Garcia and Claire and Ellie Pena; great-nephews, David Gonzales, Michael Garcia III, Jeffrey Pena and Caesar and Jake Garcia. Tom was a printer in the Albuquerque area for over 40 years and had retired in November 1998. Cremation has taken place and interment of cremains will be held Monday, April 16, at 1:00 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Friends may visit the family at 337 Altez NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Purchase of New Wheelchairs, 1511 Central NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87106. Arrangements by Aspen Funeral Alternatives, 1935 Juan Tabo NE (323-9000).
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Garrett -- Luellen Garrett of Nevada City, California died at her home Wednesday, January 31, 2001 at the age of 73. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no services. Burial is at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetary in Nevada City. Mrs. Garrett was born in Albuquerque, N.M., to Clarence M. and Maude B. Saunders on March 5, 1927. She married Kenneth S. Garrett on Feb. 2, 1946 in Albuquerque Mrs. Garrett was a switchboard operator, a hotel receptionist, and homemaker. She enjoyed studying astrology and cats. she had numerous relatives She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Garrett of Grass Valley; sons, Stanley Garrett of Kaneohe, Hawaii, and Donald Garrett of Truckee, California; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Garrett was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth S. Garrett, in January of 1998, brothers, Alton Saunders, Roy Saunders, sisters, Norma Trammell, Hazel Young, and Christine Chafin. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 12399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley, or the Cancer Aid Thrift Store, 317 So. Auburn St., Grass Valley.
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George -- Robert P. George, 87, of Boise died Thursday, April 5, 2001 at St. Lukes Hospital. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p.m. at Hillview United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 6, 2001. Burial to followed in Cloverdale Memorial Park. Services were under the direction of Cloverdale Funeral Home in Boise, Idaho. Robert was born September 7, 1913 in Whitesburg, Kentucky. Robert received his M.D. Degree at Northwestern University. Following his internship Dr. Bob served in the Untied States Army Medical Corp from 1941 to 1946 during World War II in the European Theater. After the war he completed specialty training in obstetrics and gynecology. He practiced OBGYN briefly in Akron, Ohio; approximately 30 years in Albuquerque, New Mexico then moved his practice to Gillette, Wyoming for a brief period. He then moved to Boise, Idaho and in semi-retirement he rendered services to the Salvation Army on a regular basis. The loss of eyesight prevented the continuation of his practice. Dr. Bob's practice of medicine spanned more than half a century entailing the delivery of many thousand of babies. Dr. Bob and his wife, Nell were active in the Hillview United Methodist Church which formed the focus of their lives. Dr. Bob is survived by his wife, Nell; a son, Robert Preston George, Jr., M.D. of Corrales, New Mexico; a daughter, Patricia George Johnson of Albuquerque, New Mexico and a brother, Charles H. George of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; his grandchildren are Kris W. Johnson and Kathleen K. Johnson of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Bob was preceded in death by his father, James Hereford George, mother, Laura Belle GIbson George, brother, James Beline George and a son, Charles Wilder George. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of St. Luke's Hospital and MISTI for their loving care of Dr. Bob during his illness. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Hillview United Methodist Church, 8525 Ustick Road, Boise, ID 83704.
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Grotte -- Grace Esther Grotte, 94, a resident of Albuquerque for 33 years died Wednesday, April 11, 2001. She is the beloved mother of Jackie Iversen; grandmother of Susan and Roger Thompson, David and Laurel Iversen, Carol and Russell Wild and Nancy Iversen; great-grandmother of Jennifer and Michael Thompson, Sean and Garrett Iversen, Kelly and Terry Wild and Scott and David Bryan and great-great grandmother of Shea Iversen. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned. Should friends desire memorial donations may be made to Hospice Memorial Foundation, c/o Sandia Hospice, 4725 Indian School NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Gutierrez -- The family of Mr. Harold L. Gutierrez wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during their recent loss. Your kindness will always be remembered. Services were entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Street NW.
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Hart -- R. J."Bob" Hart, born August 14, 1027 in Tunis MO passed away April 7, 2001 in Albuquerque, NM. He was raised in and around the Noel, MO area. He graduated from the University of Arkansas. He retired from Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM. He is survived by his wife Zittella Wentz-Hart; daughters Vicki Hart of Grove, OK, Donna Hart of Alpine, TX; sons David Hart and his wife Becky, Troy Hart of Albuquerque, NM; grandchildren Joshua Formea of Telluride, CO, Courtney Formea of El Dorado, MO, Abby Hart, Cameron Hoke, and Kylie Fischer all of Alpine, TX; great-granddaughter Sunny Formea of El Dorado, MO. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donation be made, in Mr. Harts name, to Presbyterian Hospice, 8300 Constitution Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Mr. Hart will be interred in Noel MO. Cremation arrangements by the Sunrise Society of NM, 891-8200.
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Hicks -- Eugene Hicks Sergeant Major United States Army Retired, a life long resident of Albuquerque died on Friday April 13, 2001 following an illness. Mr. Hicks is survived by his wife Kay F. Hicks of Albuquerque; and two sons Dwain Hicks of Los Angeles, CA and David E. Hicks of Albuquerque. Mr. Hicks was a member of Grant Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church where he was their audio, visual technician. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1978 after 31 years of service having served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Mr. Hicks was also a member of the 82nd Airborne, 101st 555, A.U.S.A., A.R.R.L., and the Quarter Century Amateur Radio Club. A Visitation will be held on Monday, April 16, 2001 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Strong Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Avenue SE. Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 17, 2001 (time to be announced) at Grant Chapel A.M.E. 7920 Claremont NE with Pastor Delman E. Howard officiating. Interment will follow in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Avenue are in charge of arrangements.
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Jones -- Bettie Kellis Jones, passed away at her home Tuesday, April 10, 2001. She was born December 7, 1923 to Harvey Carrell and Annie Irene Kellis in Donner, LA. She is preceded in death by her parents and a sister Marjorie. She is survived by her sons Douglas Roy James and his wife Eunice of Albuquerque, N.M. and William Kellis Jones of Estancia, NM; sister Ann Carrell Broeg of Houma, LA; grandchildren William Jr., Gary, Sciobahn and Rebecca Jones; niece Susan Lear of Wichita, KS; nephew James Winfiele of Midlothian, VA. Bettie graduated from Louisiana State University and became a registered nurse. While in Albuquerque, she worked for the public schools as a school nurse. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Her exuberance was characterized by her love of golf and its many associations. Because of these activities, she had a very wide circle of friends and acquaintances. She added much to all of our lives and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the La Mesa Presbyterian Church, 7401 Copper Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM on Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 2:00 pm. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the La Mesa Presbyterian Church. Cremation arrangements by the Sunrise Society of NM, 891-8200
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Kendall -- The family of Opal May Kendall wishes to express their since appreciation for the kind expressions of sympathy and support from relatives and friends during their time of need. Thank you all so very much. Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors handled her arrangements.
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Leahigh -- In Loving Memory of John O. Leahigh July 11, 1931 - April 8, 2001We the family would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all our neighbors and friends for their prayers, flowers, cards, kindness and support during this time of bereavement. May his legacy of compassion for"the least ones" live in all of us. Joan, children, and grandchildren
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Lopez -- Ruth V. Lopez has passed away on Friday, April 13, 2001 at a local hospital. She was born in Engle, NM on May 24, 1921. She is survived by her children, Pauline Romero and husband, Teo, Eutemio Lopez, Joe Lopez Jr., Mary Ann Romero, Linda Serna, Manuel Lopez, Cecilia Manzanares and lifetime companion, Jose Cruz, Elizabeth Lopez and numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. A celebration of live will be celebrated at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at 501 San Clemente NW 87107 on Sunday, April 15, 2001 at 6:00 p.m. Arrangements have been provided by Metropolitan Direct Burial and Cremation Center, Inc. 729 San Mateo Blvd. NE Albuquerque 256-9400. www.AlbuquerqueNM.com
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Lopez -- The family of Mr. Ernesto P. Lopez wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during their recent loss. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. Services were entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Street NW
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Lujan -- Ramona Duran Lujan, 66, a resident of Albuquerque since 1979, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 20, 2001. She was born February 28, 1935 in Lordsburg, New Mexico. She was retired from the University of New Mexico, where she worked for many years. She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Dalia Arvizo and Esther Reza, brothers, Mike Arvizo, Juan Arvizo, Natividad Arvizo, granddaughter Juanita Dawn Martinez. Ramona is survived by her daughter, Barbara Martinez; and granddaughter, Rachelle Martinez Garrido both of Albuquerque; sons, Max Martinez and fiance, Vivian Platero, Victor Martinez, wife, Estella; and granddaughter, Trisha Renee Martinez, all of Albuquerque; son, Alfredo Martinez and Winona Southam of Idaho; brothers, Isidro Arvizo and wife, Carmen of California, Rosalio Arvizo and wife, Cruz, Primo Arvizo and wife, Tina, all of Lordsburg, Rudy Correlejo and wife, Jenny of Arizona; sisters, Julia Martinez and husband, Herminio, of Albuquerque, Margarita Ortega of Lordsburg Maria Alba of California, Alicia Quiroz and Marcelina Meza, both of Lordsburg; granddaughter, LeAnne Histia; many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. She was a loving person who was loved by many. A Rosary will be recited on Monday April 16, at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1860 Griegos N.W.. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday April 17, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Pallbearers will be Joseph Marrujo, Matthew Martinez, Abel Herrera, Hubert Martinez, Curtis Chavez, and Max Duboisterre. The Family wishes to thank the Hospice Staff for the time and care given to their mother. In lieu of Flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Presbyterian Hospice, 8100 Constitution Place N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87110. Funeral Services are in the are of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., SW. 243-5222.
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Mleczek -- Sister Mary Febronia Mleczek, 90, a resident of Rio Rancho, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2001 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Albuquerque. Sister Febronia served the Lord and His people as a Felician-Franciscan Sister for 71 years. Of these, she spent 54 years teaching elementary school students in Illinois, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Wisconsin, California, and Texas. After retiring from full-time teaching, she continued working in religious education programs. She possessed a wry sense of humor that helped her face difficulties with great determination and patience and brought delight to those around her. Sister Febronia was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Grabowska Mleczek; two sisters, Mary Mleczek and Sister Mary Emily Mleczek (also a Felician Sister); and two brothers, Joseph and Anthony Mleczek. She is survived by two nieces, Germaine Mleczek of Ogema, WI, and Anna Noskowiak of Antigo, WI; and a cousin, Sister Mary Flora Leszczynski, FSPA, of La Crosse, WI. A Vesper Service will be held at 4:30 p.m. and a Wake Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2001 at the Felician Sisters Convent, 4210 Meadowlark Ln., SE, Rio Rancho. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the convent at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, April 17, 2001 with interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary, 4310 Sara Rd., Rio Rancho, 892-9920.
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Nash -- Gerald D. Nash, Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus at the University of New Mexico, died at his home in Albuquerque on November 11, 2000 of pancreatic cancer. There will be a memorial service at the University of New Mexico Memorial Chapel at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2001 followed by a gathering at University House (1901 Roma, N.E.). Colleagues, friends, and former students are invited to share in this time of remembrance and celebration of Dr. Nash's life and work.
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Nord -- Sister Marie Nord, 55, a member of the Leadership Team of the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes of Rochester, MN, died in a car accident on April 9, 2001 in Roswell, NM. born Ann Marie Nord on July 2, 1945 in Wynnum, Australia, Sister Marie entered the Franciscan Congregation in 1963 from St. John Parish, Roswell, NM. Sister Marie's ministry in the congregation began as a teacher of science in several schools. It was through that ministry that the seeds of a life-long passion to call others to live peaceably were planted. Through her role as social Justice Coordinator for the congregation she lived out this passion as a peace activist, para-legal assistant, living and ministering in various peace communities in Colorado Springs, CO and Albuquerque, NM training and volunteering at Genesis Farm and directing ERDA Garden and Learning Center where she was ministering at the time of her death. Sister Marie was active in leadership in her religious congregation. Serving on various committees, and at the time of her death, serving as an elected member of the Congregational leadership Team. Sister Marie was faithful to the prophets that came before her, she lived the passage from the prophet Micah."This is what God asks of you---that you do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with your God." Sister Marie is survived by her Franciscan Community; by her mother, Anne Nord of Roswell, NM; by two brothers, Robert Nord of Farmington, NM and David Nord of Amarillo, TX; and by two sisters, Barbara Dickenson of Alto, NM and Beth Bolin of Roswell, NM. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Peter's Church in Roswell, NM on Tuesday, April 17, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. On Thursday, April 19, 2001 at Assisi Heights, there will be a Memorial Liturgy at 11:00 a.m. and a Memorial Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the"Franciscan Fund", 1001 14th St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901.
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Pecore -- IN MEMORY OF MY BEAUTIFUL MOTHERAllie Marie PecoreDecember 29, 1916 September 15, 1998"You can call me Jesus if You want."From her loving family and many friends...Mary Ann, David, Tamara, Trisha, Tara, Linda, Mary....
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Perea -- The family of Mr. Johnnie O. Perea would like to thank all their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement: to Father Manuel Viera, Holy Family Catholic church, celebrant of the funeral mass, to Mr. Joe Cisneros for reciting the Rosary, the doctors, nurses and staff at UNMH, the staff at Vencor and the pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary,1000 Old Coors Dr. SW in charge of arrangements.
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Rayson -- Edward John Rayson, a resident of Albuquerque, NM passed away on Palm Sunday, April 8, 2001 at the age of 73. He was born April 7, 1928 in Hazleton, PA to John Edward and Mary Waldron Rayson. He graduated from Hazleton High School in 1946 and then enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan. He then graduated from Williamsport Technical Institute in Williamsport, PA. He worked for Western Electric and Bell Labs of AT&T as a graphic artist, technical illustrator and supervisor for 30 years in Winston-Salem, NC, El Paso, TX, Colorado Springs, CO, New York City and Teheran, Iran until he retired. He was a member of the Pioneer Fire Company and Christ Lutheran Church in Hazleton, PA. A member of the Augsburg Lutheran Church in Winston-Salem, NC and was currently an active member of the choir at Faith Lutheran Church in Albuquerque. He is survived by his wife, Lois Payne Rayson; two sons, John Thomas Rayson and Lincoln Robert Rayson; and a granddaughter, Alexis Nicole Rayson all of Phoenix, AZ; a brother, Harrison Richard Rayson of Chalmette, LA; and a cousin, Rev. Thomas N. Thomas of Santa Fe, NM. He was preceded in death by his father, John Edward Rayson of Hazleton, PA in 1977, his mother, Mary Waldron Kleppinger of Weatherly, PA in 1994 and a brother, Luther Sterling Rayson Sr. of Winston-Salem, NC in 1999. A Memorial Service will be held on Good Friday, April 13, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church. the service will be performed by Pastor Luther M. Mathsen. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 10000 Spain Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111. His memory will forever live in the hearts of his family and friends. Arrangements have been provided by Metropolitan Direct Burial and Cremation Center, Inc. 729 San Mateo Blvd. NE Albuquerque 256-9400. www.AlbuquerqueNM.com
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Rivera -- Tomas de Aquino Rivera was received into the open arms of our Lord on April 10, 2001. Mr. Rivera was preceded in death by his sons Leroy and Clarence Rivera; grandson John Lucero; parents Teodorita Rivera Bustos and Abel Rivera; sisters Emma Cruz, Viola Cossio, and Magdalena Naranjo; brothers Elias and Jose Rivera. He is survived by his wife Mercedes; children Lala Martinez and husband Tony, Stella Lucero and husband Ronald, Thomas Rivera, Jr. and wife Karen, Rita Galfano and husband Michael, John Rivera and wife Barbara; 11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brothers Phil Rivera and wife Victoria, and Manuel Rivera and wife Viola; sisters Charlotte Atencio and husband Alfonso, Trudy Miranda and husband Joseph; and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by his loving family. A Rosary for Mr. Rivera will be recited Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. in the 8th Street Chapel at Garcia Mortuary. Final viewing will be from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Garcia Mortuary. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Matthew Galfano and Michael Galfano, Jr., Mark Lucero, Paul Martinez, Michael Martinez, and Patrick Martinez. Honorary Casket bearers will be James Lucero, Sylvia Rivera and Sharon Rivera. Funeral Services are in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., SW. 243-5222.
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Romero -- The Clovis Romero family (Nila, Ron, Michael, Matt, Celina) would like to express their sincere appreciation to relatives and friends who consoled and helped during their time of sorrow. Like Clovis, your act of kindness will not be forgotten.
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Romero -- The family of Mr. Delubino Romero would like to thank all their relatives and friends for the kind ex[ression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement, to Mrs. Gabriella Nieto for reciting the Rosary, to Deacon Bill, Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Seboyeta, officiant of the Funeral Service and to the pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW in charge of arrangements.
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Sanchez -- In Memory of Dorothy Sanchez May 2, 1922 - October 13, 2000Mom, I know it is only six months since the Lord took you. You are with the Lord and Angels now. You are now at peace in Eternal Paradise. Love Always, your children and grandchildren
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Sanchez -- Jose Dennis Sanchez, 45, a resident of La Loma New Mexico passed away on April 12, 2001. Jose is survived by his loving mother, Mrs. Amelia Sanchez; seven sisters, Irene Aragon, Modesta Aragon and husband Jake, Cordelia Francis and husband Tom, Barbara Polanco and husband Hugo, Josie Sanchez, Olinda Ortiz and husband Andrew and Anabel and husband Bob; five brothers, Robert Sanchez, Greg Sanchez and wife Patsy, Reymundo Sanchez, Leroy Sanchez and Pablo Sanchez; one uncle Antonio Baros and wife Frances; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his father Napoleon Sanchez 1971, a brother, Ernesto Sanchez, 1983, a sister, Maria Elena Cordova, 1993 and a nephew, Max Aragon Jr. 1994. Jose was a member of the Catholic Church. A Rosary will be recited Sunday evening at 7:00 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dilia, New Mexico with visitation at the church after 3:00. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday morning at 10:00 at Sacred Heart Church with visitation at the church after 9:30. Interment will follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Adam Aragon, Aaron Aragon, Victor Ureno, John Hern Jr., Napoleon Sanchez and Greg Sanchez Jr. Honorary will be, Paul Sanchez, Jonathan Cordova and Matias Sanchez. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangements.
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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. A special thank you to Dr. Margaret Vining, Physician and friend, Lovelace Hospice staff, especially Tina, Dana, and Sharon for their excellent care, Ruben Gomez and Musicians for the beautiful music and rosary, Deacon Bill Hoofer for the lovely mass and the staff of French Mortuary for their exceptional service. Whatever 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 Rose Sanchez. French Mortuary-Westside, 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW.
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Sanchez -- The family of Mr. Frank Maes Sanchez would like to thank all of their family members that were with the family day and night, while helping keep Frank's spirit strong during his short battle with cancer; to all our their friends that included the family in daily prayer for it is through these prayers, love and support that we are able to move forward and cherish all our memories; To Father Manuel Fernandez, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, celebrant of the Funeral Mass, to Mrs. Gabriella Nieto for reciting the Rosary; A special Thank You to Veroncia Soto who not only touched Frank's heart with her singing but also the hearts of everyone who attended the Rosary and Mass; Thank you to Dr. Mitchell Binder, Dr. Dennis Lucero, Dr. Alex Spyroppolous, Dr. Peter Economou and the 4 South Nursing Staff at Lovelace for their honesty, compassion and love while caring for Frank. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW in charge of arrangements.While looking though Dad's shed, We came across this poem........."Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn's rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush, Of quiet birds in circle flight, I am the soft star that shines at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there, I did not, die.God Bless You All, The Sanchez Family
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Sanchez -- The family of Mr. Gilbert Sanchez would like to thank all their relatives and friends for their relatives and friends for the kind expression of sympathy extended to them during their bereavement, for the flowers, food and who came to visit, to Father Jose Hernandez, St. Edwin Church, celebrant of the Funeral Mass, to Deacon J.O. Luna for reciting the Rosary, to the Veterans Administration for all the care given, Dr. Patricia Corley for the care and compassion she gave to Gilbert during his illness and to the pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Dr., SW in charge of arrangements.
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Schreiner -- Joseph G. Schreiner, 65, passed away April 11, 2001. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Mildred Schreiner, and sister Mary Fischer. Joseph is survived by his wife of 42 years, Alice, of the family home in Albuquerque; sons, Tony Schreiner and wife, Georgia, Thomas Schreiner and wife, Roseann, Steven Schreiner, and Peter Schreiner; daughters, Ann Marie Pennington and husband, David, Cathy Coon and husband, John; grandchildren, Alicia, Ryan, Scott, James, and Julaina; brother, Charles Schreiner and wife, Virginia; sister, Mildred Curry and husband, Blaine, and other friends who loved and will miss him. Services will be held at St. Annes Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal Rd. SW. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2001. Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2001, with burial following at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his sons and sons-in-law. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Liver Foundation Arizona Chapter, 4545 E. Shea Blvd. Suite 255, Phoenix, AZ. 85028. 602-953-1800, or to the Good Shepherd Center, 218 Iron St. SE. Albuq., NM. 87102. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th ST. NW. Albuquerque. 505-343-8008.
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Smith -- MARY I."JERRY" SMITH August 21, 1910-April 15, 1998 In Loving Memory
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Torrez -- Final viewing for Mrs. Nellie O. Torrez will be this morning from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the Chapel of Alameda Mortuary. A Communion Service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. this morning at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Funeral services are entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Street NW.
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Torrez -- Nellie Torrez, beloved and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend was called home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 11, 2001. Mrs. Torrez was long time resident of Albuquerque formerly of Grants, NM. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, a member of Nueva Vida Prayer Group, Cursillo Movement, Carmelitas, Guadalupanos, and a Eucharististic Lay Minster. She was preceded in death by her husband, Felix Torrez, Sr, parents, Jimmy and Concha Olveda, father and mother-in-law, Bonifacio and Kathryn Torrez, son, Luther Torrez, brother, Raymond Olveda, son-in-law, Timmy Rubio, and daughter-in- law, Maria Torrez.. She is survived by her loving children, Betty Rubio, Margaret Moya and husband, Harold, Nancy Saiz and husband, Frank, Felix Torrez, Jr. and wife, Odelia, Charles Torrez; 22 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Socorro Gonzales, Theresa Chavez, Mary Romo, and Rachel Benavidez; one brother, Tony Olveda; numerous other relatives; and many special and close friends. She will be deeply missed by all. A Communion Service will be conducted Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Gilbert Gallegos, John Torrez, Harold Moya Jr., Frank Sandoval, Charles Torrez, Jr., Eutimio Gonzales Jr. Honorary bearers will be Eric Torrez, Julian Torrez, Phillip Sandoval and Jonathon Saiz. Funeral Services are entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Street NW. 898-3160
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Trinosky -- Katherine"Kitz" E. Trinosky, 80 yrs old, a resident of Albuquerque since 1961 died in her home Thursday April 12, 2001. She was born on July 24, 1920 in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. She graduated from nursing school in 1941 and was a Registered Nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 yrs., Frank G. Trinosky, M.D. in 1994. Survivors include her daughters, Anne K. Nichols, of Boston, MA, Patricia K. Lind and husband Howard of Colorado Springs, CO, Susan T. Ingles and husband William of Fremont, CA, Beth T. Gossett and husband Rick of Albuquerque, grandchildren Meghan & Emily Gossett of Albuquerque, brother George Miller and wife Edie of Louisville, KY. Funeral services pending. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd., N.E. in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas N.E. 87110, Attn: Melissa Vialpando, or American Heart Association, NM affiliate, P.O. Box 90790, 87199-0790.
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Trujillo -- The family of Hilario Trujillo wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who were so kind and sympathetic during their recent loss. Your kindness will always be remembered. Funeral Services were in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., SW
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Turrietta -- Canuto L. Turrietta, 93, a resident of Manzano, NM died peacefully in April 13, 2001. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church having previously served as Mayordomo and Padrino del Santo Nino. He was preceded in death by his wife, Teresita, in January, 2001; son, Eloy, in September, 2000; and son, Deciderio, in 1957. Canuto is survived by four daughters, Marie Bernal, Julia Chavez, Margaret Hart and husband Dave, Helen Turrietta-Oates and husband Edward; two sons, Vincent Turrietta and wife Pauline, and Fernando Turrietta; daughter-in-law, JoAnn Turrietta; brother, Manual Turrietta; 18 grandchildren; 13 Great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Rosary will be recited by Deacon Filomeno Lovato on Monday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Manzano, NM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Edward Domme on Tuesday, April 17 at 11:00 a.m. in Manzano. Pall bearers and Honorary Pallbearers: Richard Turrietta, Paul Turrietta, Steven Turrietta, Anthony Turrietta, Desi Turrietta, Alberto Candelaria, Willie Candelaria, Mario Candelaria, and Jose Sedillo. Arrangements by Harris-Hanlon Mortuary, Moriarty, NM.
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Ullrich -- Mary Sowa Ullrich passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2001 at Valle Norte Caring Center in Albuquerque, she was 91 years old. Mary was born in Stoneham, PA. She was a Ludlow, PA resident until 1936 moving to Warren, PA until 1986 at which time she moved to Albuquerque, NM. She was a former member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Teckla Czyz Sowa, and husband, Joseph Edward Ullrich who died January 29, 1985 whom she married August 8, 1936 in Clarendon, PA., five brothers, John, Stanley, Bernal, Stanislaus, Walter Sowa, three sisters, Anna Kloss, Louise Speroni, Sue Strand. She is survived by two daughters, Joan E. Hegerty and Helen Sowa Ullrich both of Albuquerque, NM; one grandson, Michael Hegerty; and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was conducted at St. Joseph R.C. Church with Rev. Fr. Walter Packard, Pastor, Officiating. Interment took place at St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the St. Joseph R.C. Church Educational Center Fund or the National Arthritis Foundation, Western Pennsylvania Chapter, 12 E. 9th St. Ste #304, Erie, PA. 16501.
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Velarde -- The family of Sadie Velarde would like to take this time to say thank you to all who gave their support, prayers and the flowers that were sent. In the passing of our beloved mother, sister, and grandmother. A special thank you to the Velarde family, Wiggins family, Sandoval family and Montoya family. Also thank you to all family and friends who attended Rosary and came to my mother's funeral in Cuba, NM. Sadie Velarde will be missed greatly by all who loved and knew her, I and your grandchildren will miss you always. Love, Emma Lovato & family .
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Wood -- The family of Ms. Nancy C. Wood wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all relatives and friends who were so kind and sympathetic during their recent loss. Your kindness will always be remembered. Services were entrusted to Alameda Mortuary, 9420 4th Strett. NW .DMP
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