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Aragon -- Adam Paul Aragon June 17, 1978 - June 14, 2000 Today would have been your 23rd Birthday and your first Fathers Day. You have left us a beutiful baby to cherish. I thank God everyday for that. Adam we all love you and miss you so much..Happy Birthday and Happy Fathers day my brother! ...Connie
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Aragon -- Joe M. A. Aragon November 8, 1946 - April 17, 1979A million times I've needed you. A million times I've cried. If love alone could have saved you, You never would have died. In life I loved you dearly. In death I love you still. In my heart you hold a place no one will ever fill. It broke my heart to lose you, But you didn't go alone. Part of me went with you. The day God took you home. I love you and miss you Daddy. Happy Fathers Day ... Connie
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Baca -- The family of Mrs. Mary J. Baca, 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 Lambert, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celebrant of the Mass; to Deacon Tom Perez for reciting the Rosary and to the Pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Bachicha -- Miguel D. Bachicha has moved on to be with his Lord. Miguel was born on June 25, 1958 in Albuquerque and was a high school graduate as well as a Eucharist Minister for San Ysidro Labrador. Miguel is survived by one daughter Tanya; his parents, Florencio & Rose Bachicha; brothers, David and wife, Peggy, Fernando and wife, Irene; four nieces and one nephew. Miguel was preceded in death by one son, Florencio Conrado and loved his family and will be greatly missed. Rosary will be recited Monday June 18, 2001 7:00 p.m. at San Ysidro Catholic Church in Escabosa with Mass scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on June 19, 2001. Arrangements by Metropolitan Direct Burial and Cremation Center, Inc. 729 San Mateo Blvd NE 505-256-9400 www.AlbuquerqueNM.com
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Borras -- Jeanne Borras, 74, a resident of Albuquerque, died Friday, June 8, 2001. She is survived by her three daughters, Deborah Johnson and Jennifer Johnson, both of Albuquerque, and Rebekah Gatti and husband, Lawrence of South Carolina; two granddaughters, Jessica Johnson of Albuquerque and Rachel Gatti of South Carolina; and sister, Diana Pierce and husband, Owen of Portales. Mrs. Borras was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Johnson in 1979."And when she shall die, take her and cut her out in little stars, and she will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will be in love with the night."Private family services have taken place. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the Animal Humane Association of New Mexico, 615 Virginia SE, 87108; or to the American Heart Association, 6301 Forest Hills Drive NE, 87110. The family wishes to express their gratitude to all the many friends that have helped during this difficult time. Arrangements by Aspen Funeral Alternatives, 1935 Juan Tabo NE (323-9000), www.aspenfuneral.com.
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Burgess -- Memorial Services for Howard Burgess will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. at French Mortuary Lomas Chapel. 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque. Immediately following the Memorial a reception will be held at the home of Pat Kerr 1808 Dorothy St. NE.
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Byers -- Ernest F. Byers, Sr., a lifelong resident of New Mexico, died on Friday, June 15, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Irene Byers; daughters, Rosalie Carver and husband, Robert of Peralta and Lilly Reynolds and husband, Wayne of Bosque Farms; sons, Ernie Byers, Daniel Byers and wife, Cathy and Steve Byers all of Albuquerque; ten grandchildren, Ambir and Ryan Barney, Marlene Reynolds and Christopher Segura, Scooter and Cody Reynolds, Ernie and Jennifer Byers, Sonja and Kimberley Byers and Steven and Thomas Byers; three great-grandchildren, Clinton and Katie Reynolds and Ashley Luna; sisters, Geneva Martinez and husband, Jim of Santa Fe and Lena Mae Meagher of Albuquerque and brothers, Jack Byers and wife, Celine of Santa Fe, Joe Byers and wife, Lida of Albuquerque and Billy Byers and wife, Josie of Albuquerque. Ernest was a member of the American Legion Post 49 and Elder at Trinity Lutheran Church. He also served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Cremation has already taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 18, 2001, 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Campus, 4311 12th Street NW, with Pastor Reuben Steinbronn, officiating. Burial to follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.. French Mortuary, Wyoming Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd N.E.
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Byers -- Ernest F. Byers, Sr., a lifelong resident of New Mexico, died on Friday, June 15, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Irene Byers; daughters, Rosalie Carver and husband, Robert of Peralta and Lilly Reynolds and husband, Wayne of Bosque Farms; sons, Ernie Byers, Daniel Byers and wife, Cathy and Steve Byers all of Albuquerque; ten grandchildren, Ambir and Ryan Barney, Marlene and Billy Reynolds and Christopher Segura, Scooter and Cody Reynolds, Ernie and Jennifer Byers, Sonja and Kimberley Byers and Steven and Thomas Byers; three great-grandchildren, Clinton and Katie Reynolds and Ashley Luna; sisters, Geneva Martinez and husband, Jim of Santa Fe and Lena Mae Meagher of Albuquerque and brothers, Jack Byers and wife, Celine of Santa Fe, Joe Byers and wife, Lida of Albuquerque and Billy Byers and wife, Josie of Albuquerque. Ernest was a member of the American Legion Post 49 and Elder at Trinity Lutheran Church. He also served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Cremation has already taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 18, 2001, 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Campus, 4311 12th Street NW, with Pastor Reuben Steinbronn, officiating. Burial to follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.. French Mortuary, Wyoming Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd N.E.
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Cardella -- The family of Anthony G. Cardella wish to express their thanks to all of you who made this difficult time a little easier. Thanks especially to Crossroads Hospice, whose help allowed us to care for Dad at home for the last 6 weeks. Services were provided by Fitzgerald and Sons.
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Cords -- Dr. Carl E. "Bill" Cords, Jr., 68, died at home on Tuesday, June 12, 2001 after a long illness with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Nancy Cords; daughter, Lisa McGuire; son, John Cords and wife, Lori; grandsons, Cody J. Broyles and Shaun Thompson; sister, Dorothy Hilpert and husband, Norman; brothers, Bruce Cords and wife, Gerda and Randy Cords and wife, Bonnie; nieces, Debbie Anderson and Nancy Conwell; nephews, Erick, Kevin, Michael and James Cords; cousin, Irene Schmitz; and Goddaughter, Donna Duda and husband, George. Carl was a graduate of Phoenix Union High School, Arizona State University, and then completed his Ph.D. at the University of Washington in Microbiology. He moved to Albuquerque with his wife, Nancy, in September of 1964 where he completed his Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of New Mexico Medical School and went on to be an Associate Professor of Microbiology there for the next 30 years until his retirement. Carl was a member of both the American Association of Virology and the American Association of Microbiology. He and his best friend, Dr. Thomas Baker, were avid golfers and University of New Mexico Lobo fans. Carl was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. The family would like to thank their special friends, Dr. Thomas Baker and wife, Georgeanna, Alice-Ann Klinger, Celia Richardson and Rande A. Broyles and his family for their devotion and help. The family will hold a Memorial Service at their residence on Sunday, June 24, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Carl's name to the University of New Mexico Cancer & Treatment Center, 700 Lomas Blvd. NE, #2 Woodward Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131.
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Drake -- In Memory of Walter R. Drake November 14, 1924 - June 17, 1998On Father's Day, we remember a man who was kind, loving & gentle. A man who stood true to his family, friends, and himself. Three years ago today you were taken from our lives, as each day passes we try to fill the empty space in our hearts with the warm and gentle memories of when you were here to share each day with us. As a father, grandfather, and a husband we could never have asked for more. Your guiding hand was always there. As you rest in peace please know that you forever keep our hearts warm and our minds gentle, always by our side.Love, Amanda and all of your family
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Entwistle -- Margaret L. Entwistle, 92, a resident of Rio Rancho, NM since 1978, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2001. She was born on January 28, 1909, in Ipava, IL. She lived in Table Grove, IL until she was 18, when she moved to Peoria, IL. She and her husband, William, retired in 1972 in Bellflower, CA. She was in retail sales before retiring and she was a volunteer in Civitan in Rio Rancho, NM. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Entwistle in 1975; son, William Joseph in 1993; a brother, Robert Collier and sisters, Aileen Keach and Christine Collier. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Bishop and husband, Floyd of Norwalk, CA; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth (Betty) Entwistle of Rio Rancho, NM; grandsons, Bill of New York City, NY, and Mike and wife, Rebecca and great-grandson, Celio of Albuquerque; grandson, John and wife, Paula and great-grandchildren, Brittney, Ashton and Aaron of Rio Rancho, NM and 21 nieces and nephews. Heartfelt thanks to Scott and Debbie of Sandia Hospice. Graveside Service will be held in California. In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made to Simple Pleasures Senior Residential Care Staff, 1504 37 St. Rio Rancho, NM 87124. Cremation arrangements by Sunrise Society of New Mexico 891-8200.
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Gabaldon -- The family of Mrs. Fabiola U. Gabaldon 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 Jerome Plotkowski, San Jose de Los Duranes Mission, Celebrant of the Mass, to Gabriella Nieto for reciting the Rosary, to the Choir for the beautiful music and to the Pallbearers. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors RD. SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Gallegos -- Happy Father's Day Dad and Grandpa! Melquiades Gallegos January 3, 1923 - April 15, 1984 We think of you every day. We love you and miss you very much.Cynthia, Hans, Nicklaus and Kristen
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Garcia -- In Loving Memory of Victor M. Garcia June 17, 1920 - January 21, 2000My darling sweetheart and beloved husband, with a strong faith you had in this world I know your happy in heaven with your mom and dad, some day with prayers and God's will, we will be united together for all eternity. I love you and miss you terribly, Your wife, Jennie
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Gomez -- In Loving Memory of Ernest J. Gomez November 25, 1926 - April 14, 2001Daddy, It's been two months since you passed away. I thought the days would get easier, but they get harder. One day does not go by that I don't cry. I miss your smile, I miss the way you would argue with us because you wanted to be right all the time. But most of all I miss you, daddy, because you were the greatest father ever. Daddy, it is so hard having to come to talk to you at the cemetery because I know you can't answer me back. Daddy, how I miss you and would do anything to have you back. We all knew you were sick but we weren't ready to let you go.Happy Father's Day, I love you and miss you your daughter, Virginia
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Griego -- 1940-2001. Enfred J. Griego, 61, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Friday June 15, 2001. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annalee Griego; and his parents, Bonifacio and Trinnie Griego. Enfred is survived by his daughters, Tina Griego and her husband, Harrison Fletcher of Denver, Colorado, Lynn Dugan and her husband, Tom of Scottsdale, Arizona, Sandra Johnson and her husband, Mark of Denver, Colorado; his son, Ronnie Griego and Amy Smith of Albuquerque; his sisters, Eloisa G. Tabet and husband, Boni of Belen, Filomena G. Gonzales and husband, Johnie of Albuquerque, Josie Brill and husband, Jerry of Las Cruces; his brothers, Juan J. Griego and wife, Nancy of Belen, and Lawrence Griego and wife, Margaret of Belen; and his grandchildren, Desolina, Lianna, Noah, Max, Julia, and Kaitlyn. He was a loving and generous man who was dearly loved by his family."We will miss him." The family will receive friends beginning at 6:00 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2001 at Riverside Funeral Home Chapel, with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday June 19, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers will be Gilbert Romero, Benny Jaramillo, Louis Trujillo, Charlie Montoya, Ray Aragon, Jerry Sanchez, and Eloy Giron. Arrangements by Riverside Funeral Home in Belen.
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Hobson -- Anderson "Andy" Hobson, 81, went to be with the Lord on June 15, 2001 after a long illness. He was surrounded by his family. He was born in Huntsville, Alabama and raised in Okolona, Mississippi. He served in the Marine Corp in World War II in the Pacific Theater. After the war, he married Sarah Moore and moved to Albuquerque where he lived until 1993. He owned Anderson Surgical Supply. He is survived by his wife, Leona Buskirk Anderson of Okolona, MS; his daughters, Ginger Grosjean and husband, David of Albuquerque; Deedie Capps and husband, David of Thornton, CO; five granddaughters, Melissa, Natalee and April Capps and Leisha and Sheila Dudley; and his sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Dulane Pannell. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sarah. Funeral Services were held in Okolona, MS. Graveside Services and Burial will be in Albuquerque on June 19, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Garden, Rev. Ken Moore officiating. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital 332 North Lauderdale St., Memphis, TN 38103. or American Cancer Society PO Box 1134 Tupelo, MS 38801.
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Holton -- Byron Holton, a resident of Albuquerque since 1971, choose to be with God on June 15, 2001, after a long battle with lung cancer, which was caused by smoking. He was 62. Byron began his career in broadcasting in 1960 as a rock-n-roll DJ in Gallup at KYVA under the name of Jerry Jet Jackson. Byron also did play by play sports for the Farmington Scorpions, Gallup Tigers (Bengals), Baytown,Texas Ganders and sideline reporting for Lobo football. Additionally, he was a member of the Lobo Club and an avid Lobo football and basketball fan. Byron was a real estate broker and partner in Broadcast Realty. He has been a member of the Albuquerque Board of Realtors since 1971. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Claudette Ponto Holton, originally from Gallup; daughter, Jeri Uhlmansiek and husband, Michael, of Albuquerque; sons, Roger Holton and wife, Kristin, of Lake Forest, IL, and Dan Holton and wife, Laura, of Chicago, IL; grandchildren, Steve, Lori, Joseph, Olivia, and Elizabeth; brothers, Don Holton, Richard Holton of Severville, TN, and Willis Holton and wife, Gayle, of Camden, AR; and sister, Carolyn Etheridge and husband, Carlton, of Severville, TN. A Prayer Service and video tribute will be conducted on Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at 7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Mary Trudell, reciting. Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at 2:00 p.m. at Church of the Risen Savior, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Father Richard Olona, Celebrant. Prior to the Prayer Service friends may visit French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, on Tuesday, June 19, 2001, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Byron Holton Memorial Benefit Fund, c/o any Wells Fargo Bank. Monies will be used to support youth anti-smoking education.
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Landesberger -- Memorial Services for Sebastian Landesberger will take place on Saturday, June 30, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at the Aspen Funeral Home at 1935 Juan Tabo NE.
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Lopez -- Mark Dwane Lopez, 31, a resident of Albuquerque, died Sunday, June 10, 2001. He is survived by his wife, LeiLani Lopez of the family home; son, Dakota Lopez; stepdaughter, Brittney McGeorge; mother, Gloria Lopez; father, Brijido Montoya; sisters, CeCe Murphy, Amalia Beanca Lopez, Helen Davidson and Diana Montoya; brothers, David Brian Lopez, Noah James Wheeler, J.B. Montoya and Steve Ramirez; mother-in-law, Artie Yellowhorse; sister-in-law, Desire Crabtree and husband, Jimmy; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and special friends, Georgia and Dwight Crabtree. Mr. Lopez was a Hospital Corpsman, 3rd Class Petty Officer, attached to a United State Marine Unit during Desert Storm. He has worked at Los Alamos Labs for the last three years and was currently enrolled at College of Santa Fe working on a degree in computer science. He was the most talented, kind and cherished person who always put others before himself. He was an angel and soul mate for his wife. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Rosary will be recited Sunday, June 17, 2001, 7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE with Deacon Dan Lopez reciting. Mass will be celebrated Monday, June 18, 2001, 10:00 a.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 5310 Claremont Ave. NE. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Phillip Banks, Richard Lopez, Donald Lopez, Steven Lopez, Jimmy Crabtree, and Lynol Yellowhorse. Honorary Pallbearer will be Walter Sloan. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, Sunday, June 17, 2001, 2:00 p.m. until time of Rosary. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Mark Lopez Memorial Fund, c/o Zia Credit Union, P.O. Box 490, Los Alamos, NM 87544.
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Lovato -- Larry Michael Lovato Jr. September 25, 1979 - June 16, 2000 "But though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day", 2 Corinthians 4:16Larry"Stretch", you expanded your arms of love to everyone until they broke. We will never forget you, Stretch, for our love is your love. Thank you. We dedicate this song for you, Larry, this day of your first anniversary,"I wish", by R. Kelly. Until we meet again, love and miss you dearly, Dad, Mom, Juanita, Gabriella, Franko.
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Mager -- Doris (Dee) Mager, 75, a resident of Albuquerque since 1972, passed away peacefully at home after a lengthy illness. She was born July 1, 1925 in New York City to Florence and William Freiman. She is survived by Hy Mager, her husband of 53 years; daughter, Karen Mager and fiancé, Chuck Baker; son, Steve Mager and wife, Lisa; and three granddaughters, Lauren, Julianne and Meghan. Doris was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She had a very special love for all animals especially her dog, Carmel. Doris was the co-founder of Dee's Cheesecake Factory with her husband and continued working there until her illness last year. Doris was a member of Congregation B'nai Israel. The family wishes to give special thanks to her nurse, Carol Ifverson, and Presbyterian Hospice, in particular Janis Mount and Rose. Services will be held at Congregation B'nai Israel, 4401 Indian School RD. NE, 87110, on Monday, June 18, 2001 at 11:30 a.m. with Rabbi Isaac Celnik officiating. Memorial Services will be held at the family home on Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be: Chuck Baker, Jack Zipper, Bob Maguire, Nick Bakas, Jim Miller, Leo Zenner, Al Thomas, and Ken Mager. Honorary Pallbearers are Cantor Josh Perlman, Morris Timinsky, Morty Bernstein, Rance Claypool, Martin Kligman, Marshall Katz, Jeff Sollins, Harry Rosen, Joel Block, and Sam Mandel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be sent to University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 297153, Houston, TX, 77297. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Martinez -- Marie D. Martinez died Friday, June 15. She was a stenographer with the Corps of Engineers for thirty years. She is survived by her husband, Mercie"Marty" Martinez; her son, Leonard, her son, Martin and wife, Victoria; her daughter, Evelyn Vasquez and husband, Donald; by her sister, Magdalena Jaramillo; and her grandchildren, Sean, Sheyenne, Teresa, Angelica. Services are pending and will be announced by Salazar and Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Martinez -- Raymond Martinez February 5, 1934 - September 7, 1998 Happy Father's Day "Daddy"God took the strength of a mountain, the majesty of a tree. The warmth of a summer sun, the calm of a quiet sea. The generous soul of nature, the comforting arm of night. The wisdom of the ages, the power of the eagle's flight. Then God combined these qualities, there was nothing more to add. His masterpiece was now complete He lovingly called it"Dad".We love & miss you very much, your loving family, Della, children & grandchildren
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Mayfield -- BABY CAITLIN ESTRELLA MAYFIELD June 17, 1993 In Loving MemoryA rose's brief, bright life of joy, such unto her was givenBaby Caitlin, so tiny and sweet; you touched our hearts. Your life was brief, but the love you left behind lives forever.Loving you always, Mommy, Daddy, brother and sister, Agnes, Michael, Thomas and Annie
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Mcrae -- Duncan McRae, husband of the late Mary McRae, left to join her last Friday evening, June 8, 2001. He leaves behind his beloved daughter, Elizabeth; and his two adored grandchildren, Michelle and Jason. He will be sadly missed not only by Elizabeth and her children, but also by other close family and his many friends. His family and those who loved him covers many miles. His only surviving sister, Nan, who lives in Scotland; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Gwen, Joan, Owen and George; and his niece and nephews, Fay, Miguel and Michael. Thank you also to all his friends with whom he enjoyed his time in Albuquerque and sincere thanks to Karen and Randy, who deserve a special mention for all the love and support they afforded him. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2001 at Chapel of Sandia, 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE with Pastor Rick Donaho officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes memorials be given to the American Cancer Society, 5800 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Arrangements by Sandia Funeral Care, 7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE, 821-0010.
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Mora -- Manuel Mora died on June 15 at the age of 39. Manuel loved fighting forest fires as a hot shot in the Santa Fe Forest Service. He is survived by his father, Salome; his mother, Bessie; brothers, Freddy and Steve Mora; and his sisters, Ferminia Mora and Cathy Gonzales and husband, Joe. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins and friends. Visitation for Manuel will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Salazar and Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW, and a Rosary will be held Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Funeral will be held out Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary. .
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Morris -- Barbara L. Morris, 61, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 10, 2001. She passed away in the loving arms of her husband, children and lifelong friend. She is survived by husband, Roger Morris; son, Morris Padilla; daughters, Sonya Gabaldon and Michele Perry; grandchildren, James Ray Padilla, Jonathan Noah Padilla, Herman David Sergio Gabaldon Jr., Stephen Ezekiel Gabaldon and Beau Perry. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and friends. Funeral Services were held on June 13, 2001 at Victory Love Fellowship at 11:00 a.m. Honorary Pallbearers were Roberto and Dolores Baca, Frank and Teresa Saavedra, Johnny and Victoria Sanchez. Funeral Services were in the care of Garcia Mortuary, 717 Stover Ave., SW. 243-5222.
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Niles -- Mary A. Niles, 98, a lifelong resident of New Mexico, died Monday, June 11, 2001. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Dolores L. Niles of Belen; grandsons, John A. Niles and wife, Katherine of Cheyenne, WY and Christopher S. Niles and wife, Nancy of Dallas, TX; granddaughter, Linda J. Niles of Laramie, WY; and great-grandchildren, Nicholes and Kerri Niles of Cheyenne, WY, Jordan Niles of Dallas, TX and Kyle White of Laramie, WY. Mrs. Niles was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Niles; and son, John A. Niles. Rosary will be recited Sunday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE. Mass will be celebrated Monday, 10:00 a.m., at St. Francis Cathedral, 131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM. Interment will take place at 11:30 a.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John A. Niles and O.J. Metzgar. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Sunday one hour prior to the Rosary. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Sandia Hospice, 4725 Indian School Rd. NE, 87110. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Padilla -- CONRAD PADILLA July 25, 1940 to June 17, 1952 In Loving Memory
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Padilla -- ELIGIO J. PADILLA August 7, 1918 to June 24, 1994 Beloved Dad
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Portillos -- Lugarda Portillos, age 92, passed away June 15, 2001 in Albuquerque. Lugarda was formerly of Springer, NM. She is survived by her sons, George Gonzales of Albuquerque, NM, Robert Portillos of Springer, NM, Albert Portillos of Albuquerque, NM, Louis Portillos of Springer, NM, Joe Portillos of Springer, NM and Gilbert Portillos of Albuquerque, NM; also by 24 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Erlinda Cordova and Antonia Portillos. She was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001 in the Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary. A Rosary will follow and be recited by Deacon Rue White at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001 at Strong-Thorne Mortuary. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2001 at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church at the corner of Tennessee and Lomas with Fr. Luis Jaramillo officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ciprano Portillos, Mark Portillos, Matthew Portillos, Josephine Garcia, Lila Martinez, Gregg Portillos, and George Gonzales. Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE is in charge of her arrangements.
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Pulice -- Laura A. Pulice, a resident of Albuquerque for 10 years, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2001. She is survived by her daughters, Laura Brunt of Albuquerque, Mary Covington of Ridgecrest, CA; sons, John Pulice of Ft. Worth, TX, Dennis Pulice of Sacramento, CA; grandchildren, Nancy Glisch, Charles Brunt, Kelly Brunt, Robin Brunt, all of Albuquerque, Mark Pulice of Dallas, TX, Joe Pulice of Vermont, Stacie Reeves of Arlington, TX, Lisa Pulice of Dallas, TX, Gina Pulice of San Francisco, CA, Randy Covington of Alabama, Neil Covington of Sacramento, CA, and Laurie Covington of Santa Barbara, CA; 11 great-grandchildren. Laura was preceded in death by her husband, John Pulice. Memorial Services will be held at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Carlsbad, NM. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements by French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE.
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Punda -- Mary Punda, 90, a longtime resident of Rio Rancho, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2001. Mary was born August 10, 1910 the daughter of Theodore and Pauline Sloviak Zukowska in Fall River, Massachusetts. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Mary came to New Mexico from New York. She is survived by two daughters, Pauline Salata and husband, Mike of Rio Rancho, and Margie Magistro and husband, Charlie of Rio Rancho; seven grandchildren, Debbie Garcia and husband, Ron of Albuquerque, Michael Salata and wife, Katrina of Taos, Wally Salata and wife, Sandy of Los Lunas, Cindy Ormseth and husband, Mickey of Las Cruces, Lenore Kozlowski and husband, Gilbert of Albuquerque, Matthew Magistro and Timothy Magistro of Rio Rancho; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitaiton will be held on Monday, June 18, 2001 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Vista Verde Mortuary, Sara Rd. at Meadowlark Ln., Rio Rancho. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 19, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinmas Catholic Church in Rio Rancho. The Interment will follow in Vista Verde Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Michael Salata, Wally Salata, Matthew Magistro, Timothy Magistro, Victor Garcia and Vincente Walthers. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary, Rio Rancho, 892-9920.
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Restrepo -- The family of Mr. Diego Restrepo, 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 Luis Jaramillo, Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Celebrant of the Mass and to Grace Caballes for reciting the Rosary. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors RD SW in charge of the arrangements.
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Romero -- Mary Sostena Romero, age 92, passed away in Albuquerque, Friday morning, June 15, 2001. She is survived by one half sister, Erlinda Cortez, Oceanside, CA; two nieces, Tommy Burns, West Sacramento, CA, Marianta Lieurence, Albuquerque; one nephew, L. Robert Thomas of Albuquerque. She was a member of the Catholic Church and a member of the Catholic Order of Nuns of Colorado. She was a laboratory technician in Albuquerque for many years. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday morning, June 19, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The arrangements for Mary Sostena Romero are under the direction of Fitzgerald Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle NE.
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Ruff -- In Memory of Walter Ruff June 17, 2001Happy Father's Day To husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. We miss you and love you today and every day. if tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane, I'd walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again.Your loving wife, and family
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Schultz -- Violet Schultz, 78, a resident of Albuquerque, died on Friday, June 15, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Raymond Schultz; sons, Donald Schultz and wife, Shirley of Longmont, CO and Steven Schultz and wife, Debbie of Grand Junction, CO; daughter, Sharon Floyd of Angel Fire, NM; grandchildren, Jessica Chelf and husband, Cory of Aurora, CO, Sean Curry of Albuquerque, Shannon Curry of Santa Barbara, CA, Daniel Schultz of Colorado Springs, CO, Matthew Schultz, Christopher Schultz and Katie Schultz all of Grand Junction, CO; great-grandchildren, Kaelyn Chelf, Rebecea Chelf and Nathan Chelf all of Aurora, CO; sister, Evelyn Wolatz of Elmhurst, IL and brother, Bill Noftz of Maywood, IL. Violet moved from the Chicago area to New Mexico in September of 1945. She was a founding member and former secretary of Redeemer Lutheran Church. Violet was also an active member of the Sanado Women's Club in the 1960's. Services will be held on Monday, June 18, 2001, 2:00 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 210 Alvarado Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Redeemer Lutheran Church.
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Taylor -- Dorothy Taylor, a resident of Rio Rancho passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Taylor; and her son, Leonard Rice. She is survived by her four sons, Roger Rice and his wife, Chris, Rick Taylor, Mark Taylor and his wife, Isabelle, Rodney Rice and his wife, Annie; one daughter, Diana Trujillo and her husband, Jerry; grandchildren, Jerry and Anthony Trujillo, Richard Rice, Heather Taylor, Marcus Allen and Diana Lee Taylor, Robert Rice and Donnie Rice; nine great-grandchildren. the family would like to thank Hospice for being so caring in the last days of mom's life. Thank you, Lewis. Sunrise Society of New Mexico is in charge of cremation (505) 891-8800.
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Turpen -- Donald C. Turpen passed on suddenly on May 29, 2001 while recovering from recent surgery. Mr. Turpen practiced law in Albuquerque for many years prior to moving to Silver City not long ago. He also practiced law in Saudi Arabia, Greece, Mexico, Venezuela, and Chile earlier in his career. He was a Veteran of the Air Force, a Sigma Chi, and held a Bachelor's Degree in Geology from the University of Kentucky, Masters in History from UNM, and Jurist Doctor from George Washington University, Washington, D.C. He worked for Senator Clinton P. Anderson while attending law school. Mr. Turpen was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Noah C. Turpen, longtime APS administrator; and his mother, Elizabeth Turpen, a retired music teacher. Mr. Turpen was buried in the Ft. Bayard Military Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. His loving wife, Bonnie and the rest of the family will truly miss him.
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Valdez -- Arturo Valdez November 25, 1927 - December 30, 1998 "Happy Father's Day"For My Dad with ThanksHe was the one who made sure you had everything you needed, most of what you wanted, and always all of his love, and one day it occurred to me that for all those years-everything he did...he did for me. Daddy, I can look back and see that you really always wanted the best for me and I know how hard you worked to get it. Even though we didn't agree on everything, you taught me to think things through, to care, and do what is right. Today I just want to say Thank You! for all you did, and tell you how proud and lucky I feel that you were my Dad.Love you and miss you, your daughter, Dolores
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With -- Katherine R. With, a resident of Albuquerque since 1919, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2001. She is survived by her sons, Carl With and wife, Mary Helen, and Jack With and wife, Mary, all of Albuquerque; grandsons, C. Joseph With, John W. With, Jerry Paul With, Sr., Greg With, Kurt Douglas With, and Ted With; granddaughter, Cheryl Heinen; 12 great-grandchildren; six great great-grandchildren; and brothers, Arthur Shaver of Atlanta, GA, and Paul Shaver of Albuquerque, NM. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, Carl With in 1986. Rosary will be recited Monday, June 18, 2001, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE, with Deacon John Russo reciting. Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel. Interment will take place at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel, Monday, June 18, 2001 from 4:00 p.m. until time of Rosary.
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Wright -- Happy Father's Day to Clarence Wright December 25, 1952 - December 17, 1993Congratulations new grandfather of Julie Annette Wright, and Cruzito Sir Clarence Wright. You will always be kept in our hearts and mind. Sarah Lee, and Sir Wright.
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Yribe -- Mr. George (Cuco) A. Yribe Jr., 47, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on June 14, 2001. George is survived by one son, George A. Yribe III; ten sisters, Sylvia Castro of Tucson, AZ, Gina Yribe of Tucson, AZ, Elvia Yribe of Tucson, AZ, Nellie Franco, Irene Sanchez, Rachel Armijo and husband, David, Betty Griego and husband, John, Mary Ochoa and husband, Marcos, Anita Garcia and husband, Sammy and Barbara Malaney and husband, Steven; three brothers, Albert Yribe and wife, Leticia of Tucson AZ, Ricky Yribe and wife, Dolores of Tucson, AZ and Mario Yribe of Tucson, AZ; three grandchildren; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. George was a member of the Catholic Church and a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam Era. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW from 2:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 3:00 p.m. by Gabriella Nieto. Final Visitation will be Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel with a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the San Jose de Armijo Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Sammy Garcia Jr., John Griego, Chris Tapia, Steven Franco, Joseph Chavez, and Pete Michael Perea. Honorary Pallbearers will be Reyes Chavez and Rick Turrietta. Gabaldon Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
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Zamora -- Teresa Gurule Zamora, 98, a resident of Peralta, peacefully joined our Lord on Friday, June 15, 2001. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Teresa was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary National Unit of Albuquerque. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Juan B. Gurule in 1967; her second husband, Pablo Zamora in 1996; her grandson, Joseph Aragon in 1969; two sisters, Sucena Michaelbach and Maria Apodaca; one brother, Ramon Garcia; and one son-in-law, Pete E. Torres. She is survived by her four loving children, Eligia Torres of Belen, Joe G. Gurule and his wife, Bertha, Luge G. Aragon and her husband Joe W., all of Peralta, Vangie Molina and her husband, Herminio P. of Jarales; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; six sisters, Isabel Stubblefield of Los Lunas, Libby Padilla, Senaida Chavez, Celia Gurule, and Ofelia Perea, all of Albuquerque, and Gladys Baca and her husband, Jake of Peralta. She is also survived by her many loving nieces and nephews. A Viewing will be held at 5:30 p.m. with a Rosary being recited at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, 2001 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Peralta. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 18, 2001 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Peralta with Interment following at the Valencia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Pete T. Torres, Alfred Padilla, Greg Gurule, Jose Gil Baires, Rudy and Chuck Aragon, and Herminio and Moises Molina. Romero Funeral Home, Belen, NM in charge of arrangements. 
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