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Almes -- Guy Cecil Almes, 77, died peacefully of cancer, on Monday, November 18, 2002. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Adam Huber, and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Gladys Stewart Almes, his brothers, Carrol T. Almes and John R. Almes; his daughter, Cecilia Louise Almes; his two sons Guy T. Almes and Clifford J. Almes (a.k.a. Brother Timothy); and by his four grandsons Joshua Huber, Caleb Huber, Jordan Almes, and Hardy Almes. A native of Baltimore, he flew 35 missions over Europe during WWII, and was privileged to serve with many outstanding people for an Air Force career totaling 31 years and rising eventually to the rank of Colonel. Retiring in 1974, he and Gladys moved to Albuquerque, partly to be near her family, many of whom live in Grants. Blessed by family, he was also blessed as a charter member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, serving in many capacities of lay leadership. He mentored many young people in their faith life, and was referred to as"Gum Guy" by the young children of Holy Cross. His retirement was also enriched by several years of graduate work in religious studies at UNM. An avid and adept golfer throughout his life, he scored in the 70s for many years, and shared his love and skill with his grandsons, who were the light of his life. While in Albuquerque, he was proud to volunteer for many years with The Storehouse, with St. Martin's Hospitality Center, and more recently as a tutor at E. G. Ross Elementary School and as a tax preparer for AARP. Services will be held on Saturday, November 23rd at 10:30 am at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions may be made either to the Memorial Fund of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 6901 Wyoming NE, Albuquerque 87109, or to The Storehouse, 106 Broadway Blvd. SE,Albuquerque 87102.
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Atler -- Damien Atler, 25, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away November 14, 2002. He is survived by his mother, Denise; companion, Francesca and daughter, Angel; brothers, Desi, David and companion, Jennifer; grandmothers, Erlinda Chavez and Dina Atler; aunt, Darcel Sanchez and companion, Joe; nieces, Samantha, Alex, Isabella and Marissa; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Dominic Atler; grandfathers, Pete Chavez and David Atler; uncles, Dennis and Daniel; paternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Pablo Lucero and Mr. Fernando Atler. Memorial Services will be held Friday, November 22, 2002, 11:00 a.m., at the Mt. Calvary Memorial Mausoleum. HILLCREST FUNERAL HOME 225 San Mateo NE 265-5959
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Atler -- Dominic Atler, 45 a resident of Albuquerque, passed away November 14, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Denise; sons, Desi, David and companion, Jennifer; and Francesca; grandchildren; Samantha, Alex, Isabella, Marissa and Angel; mother, Dina Atler; sister, Darcel Sanchez and companion, Joe; paternal grandmother, Lillian Atler of Amarillo, TX; mother -in-law, Erlinda Chavez; 11 nieces and nephews; numerous great-nieces and nephews; aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, David F. Atler; father-in-law, Pete Chavez; brothers, Dennis and Daniel; son, Damien; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Pablo Lucero; and paternal grandfather, Fernando Atler. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 22, 2002, 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Calvary Memorial Mausoleum. Hillcrest Funeral Home 225 San Mateo NE 265-5959
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Baca -- Ashely Jody Baca, infant daughter of Jody and Letisia Baca, died November 19, 2002 following an illness. Ashely is survived by her parents, Jody and Letisia Baca; sister, Diana Baca; brothers, Francisco Baca and Michael Gallegos all of Albuquerque. Her grandparents, Mrs. Josie Baca of Albuquerque and Raymundo Lujan of Chaparral, NM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Friday, November 22, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Family Catholic Church 562 Atrisco SW with Fr. Manuel Viera, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery. Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE is handling her arrangements.
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Chacon -- Funeral Services for Mr. Chacon will be held on Friday at St. Therese Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A Rosary for Mr. Chacon will be recited on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. with Visitation beginning at 6:00 p.m. at St. Therese Church. Arrangements by Salazar & Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Cowan -- Jeanne Cowan. On November 20, 2002, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Jeanne Cowan, began her second life in the presence of her loving family. Jeanne is survived by her husband of 57 years, Maynard Cowan Jr.; children, Maynard"Skip" Cowan III and wife, Michelle, Kris Martinez and husband, Andy, Kimberlyn McGreal and husband, Tom; grandchildren, Maynard Cowan IV, Jennifer Stensgaard and husband, Jason, John Travis Cowan, Connor McGreal and Fionn McGreal. Jeanne was born on November 4, 1925 in North Kansas City, Missouri. Jeanne led a fruitful life, belonging to and leading many charitable and community organizations, such as, the Albuquerque Women's Symphony Organization, where she was a past President. Aside from her involvement in the arts and philanthropy, Jeanne spent the majority of her time and energy enjoying and loving her family. Her love and guidance will always be remembered and cherished by all whose lives were graced by her presence. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, November 22, 2002 at St. Marks on the Mesa Episcopal Church in Albuquerque, with an open celebration of her life to follow at the Cowan family household. Memorial donations may be made in the name of Virginia Jeanne Cowan to the Unity Church, at Unity School of Christianity, 1901 NW Blue Parkway, Unity Village, MO 64065.
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Cruz -- The family of Bennie Cruz wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who were so kind, supportive and helpful during their recent loss. Your kindness will always be remembered and appreciated. Services were in the care of: Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222
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D'angelo -- Cleo V. D'Angelo, of Independence, ascended into heaven, November 20, 2002 at her home. Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 23, 2002 at St. Mark's Catholic Church. Cremation. Memorials to the Cleo V. D'Angelo Scholarship Fund at the University of Health Science 1750 Independence Ave., Kansas City, MO 64016 or to the St. Mark's Catholic Church Music Dept. 3736 Lee's Summit Rd., Independence, MO 64055. Cleo was born in Diller, NE to William O. and Hazel (Powell) Green. She was wife to Vincent F. D'Angelo for 48 years. Cleo was a homemaker, a teacher, pianist, singer, nature lover, outdoorswoman who loved fishing, flowers, and animals, philanthropist and protector of Digitalis, Nappy, Natale and Sunshine (her pets). Arrangements by Speaks Suburban Chapel, Independence, MO.
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Davis -- Sherrell S.R. Davis, 72, a resident of Albuquerque for 46 years, who spent his life in service for others, died Monday, November 18, 2002. He was known for his integrity and honesty in the local car sales market. His last years were spent doing what he dearly loved, working for the Quality Dealerships by DiLorenzo. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and customers. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Kay Davis; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Lorrie Davis; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Steve Murphy; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild, all of Albuquerque; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ralph and Mildred Davis of Brownwood, TX and Haskell and Barbara Davis of Del City, OK; and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Davis was a lifetime member of the Albuquerque Breakfast Civitan Club. Services will be held Saturday, November 23, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Pastor Jack Stricklan officiating. Interment will take place Monday, November 25, 2002, at 10:00 a.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Friday, November 22, 2002, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Dehart -- Daniel Saunderson DeHart was born in Keosauqua, Iowa May 10, 1925 and died November 12, 2002. Dan is survived by his wife of 53 years, Eloise (Sally) DeHart; their daughter, Ann DeHart and her husband, Robert Milne; three granddaughters, Michelle, Lauren and Marie Milne; and a brother, Dell DeHart and his wife, Cheryl. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, November 26 2002, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church at 211 Jefferson N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87108. Dan's favorite charities were the New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranches, Attn. Mike Kull, President, P.O. Box 9, Belen, New Mexico and St. Mary Rest Home, 205 7th Street N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102. 2 Timothy 4: 6 through 8.
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Dellario -- Angelo Dellario, formerly of Schenectady, New York, and a resident of Albuquerque, died on November 16, 2002 at St. Joseph's Hospital of pneumonia. He was 83. Born in Caltanisetta, Sicily in 1919, Mr. Dellario emigrated with his family a year later to Schenectady. There, he opened Lafayette Clothes, a high-fashion men's store, which he owned and operated for 45 years. In 1991, he and his wife Julia retired to Albuquerque where his son, Thomas Dellaira had made his home. A certified graphoanalyst, often called to testify in court cases, Mr. Dellario also worked in the men's department at Dillard's and helped to promote a series of Historical Albuquerque Calendars in conjunction with the Albuquerque Museum. He is survived by his wife, Julia, of Albuquerque; two sons, Michael Dellaira and his wife, Brenda Wineapple of New York City and Thomas Dellaira and his wife, Mary Carnes of Albuquerque; two grandchildren, Ava and Laura Dellaira and many beloved nephews and nieces.
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Denison -- M. Muriel Denison was born October 14, 1910 and departed this mortal veil on Sunday, November 17, 2002. Muriel arrived in New Mexico from Grand Rapids, MI in the summer of 1920 aboard a Ford Model-T in the company of her mother and father; her sister, Iva; her grandmother, Brewer; and her cousin, Bonnie. The Denison family's arrival in New Mexico eight years after statehood established them as one of the early 20th Century pioneer families that ventured west in search of health and a new way of life. Muriel graduated from Albuquerque High, and also received a degree as a Professional Secretary from the Albuquerque School of Business. During all of this time, Muriel helped in the family business, Denison Coffee, which was established by her father within a few years of their arrival in Albuquerque. Muriel's first job outside the family business was with Standard Oil Co, which took her to El Paso for a few short years. Realizing that her heart was with her family, Muriel moved back to help run the coffee business through the war years. She provided volunteer services during World War II, playing piano, volunteering at hospitals, and training with the local Red Cross. After the war, Muriel took her final professional job with Sandia Corporation, where she served in Administrative Support until her retirement in the early 80s. Once retired, Muriel was able to pursue her passions as a musician, a seamstress and square dancing, all of which she excelled. Muriel leaves behind her sister, Iva M. Porter; her brother, William J. and his wife, Mary Jane F. Denison; nieces, Sheri Porter and Mary Denison; nephews, Allan Porter, William Denison and David Denison; and special caregivers, Dianne Porter and Suzanne Bolton. We miss you Auntie Mo, and we will always love you. Graveside Services will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Friday, November 22, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Albuquerque Humane Society in Muriel's name. Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE is handling her arrangements.
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Denton -- Phoebe Lou Denton, 72, a resident of Albuquerque since 1960, died Sunday, November 17, 2002 in her home. She is survived by her three daughters, Patricia Denton of Vancouver, WA, Pam Gray of Chicago, IL and Paula Schaub and husband, Joe of Albuquerque; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Grady Carl and wife Lois of Bartlesville, OK; and three sisters, Claudine May and husband, Edwin of Silverton, TX, Betty Starnes and husband, Lou of Tulia, TX and Ann Mayfield and husband, Aubrey of Ropes, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Denton; son, Danny; daughter, Peggy; sister, Maurine; brother, Bill; and granddaughter, Lisa. Mrs. Denton was a loving mother and grandmother. Cremation has taken place and no local services will be held. French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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Gonzales -- Edward Brent Gonzales, 31, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, born on March 22, 1971, died Friday, November 15, 2002. He is survived by his fiancé, Helen Moreno; sister, Bernadette Quintana and husband, Ivan, and their children, Nicholas Popovich, Christopher Quintana and Jasmine Quintana; mother, Martha Gonzales; brothers, Dominic Davis, Eric Davis and wife, Jennifer and their daughter, Anissa, and Brian Lucero; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert Gonzales. We will miss and love you always. You will always be in our hearts. Services will be held Friday, November 22, 2002, at 10:00 a.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Jose Moreno officiating. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 7121 Wyoming Blvd NE, Friday, November 22, 2002, from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
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Jimenez -- Consuelo (Connie) R. Jimenez passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2002 in Albuquerque, NM at the age of 79. Connie was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She was born in El Paso, Texas and lived there with her family for 72 years. The last seven years she lived with her two sons and their families. Connie was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Joe V. Jimenez; mother, Guadalupe Mendias; father, Jose Benito Rodriguez; and granddaughter, McKenna. She is survived by her sons, Joe R. and wife, Rebecca of Albuquerque and Michael A. and wife, Keats living in Lima, Peru; sister, Magdelena (Nena) Gonzalez and husband, Ignacio of El Paso; eight grandchildren, Jessica, Matthew and Katherine, all of Albuquerque, Sarah and husband Micah Jarvis of Orem, UT, Elder Joshua Jimenez of California Sacramento Mission and Jens, Tazh and Reese Jimenez of Lima Peru; and numerous other family members and friends. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Services will be held Saturday, 12:00 noon, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in El Paso, TX. Interment will take place on Monday, at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery. Arrangements by French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
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Jones -- Robert D. Jones, 83, of Albuquerque passed away November 13, 2002. A Memorial Service will be held at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 210 Alvarado Dr. SE, Albuquerque, NM, 87108, on Saturday, November 23, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the Good Shepard Home of the West, c/o Redeemer Lutheran Church. Cremation arrangements by the Sunrise Society of NM, 891-8200.
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Martel -- Reuben D. Martel died on November 15, 2002. Mr. Martel, a resident of Albuquerque since 1955, was an enrolled member of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe. He was born at Fort Washakie, WY on the Wind River Indian Reservation August 4, 1918. He attended boarding schools as a child and was graduated from high school at Lander, WY. He went on to study forestry at the University of Montana. He enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in August, 1941 and served through December of 1945. He worked 31 years for Leedshill-Herkenhoff, Inc., an Albuquerque engineering firm. Mr. Martel is survived by daughters, Joan Martel Ball of South Bend, IN, Elaine Martel, M.D. of Seattle, WA, and Julie Martel Johnson of Las Vegas, NV. Also surviving are sons-in-law, Michael Ball and Richard Peet; as well as three grandchildren, Jasper and Lily Peet-Martel and Amara Ball; surviving siblings are sisters, Catherine LaJeunesse, Doris Miller and Anita Felter, all of Fort Washakie; brother, Chris Felter of Tulsa, OK. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine; his parents; brothers, Franklin and Joseph Martel; and sisters, Adeline Armour and Shirleen Snyder. It can be said of Reuben Martel that those who met him remember their time with him. He was an engaging and gregarious person who shared freely his knowledge, wit, and wisdom. Throughout his life, he continued to learn. Among other things, Reuben had a great knowledge of the land, of horticulture, and of Pueblo Indian culture. He read constantly to the end of his days. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved both hunting and fly fishing. Reuben truly appreciated the people in his life; in addition to many lifelong friendships, he was profoundly devoted to his wife of 39 years, Catherine; to his three daughters; and in his later years to his loving grandchildren, Jasper, Lily, and Mari. Mr. Martel's remains will be interred at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Friday, January 3, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. next to those of his wife, Catherine. Memorial contributions may be made in Reuben Martel's name to the Shoshone Higher Education Program Tribal Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 628, Fort Washakie, WY 82514. Cremation arrangements by Sunrise Society of New Mexico, 891-8200.
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Montoya -- Frances M. Montoya, 62, passed away on November 16, 2002. Surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband, Adolfo Montoya; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Salomon Gonzales; brother, Daniel and wife, Sharon; sisters, Lupe and husband, Danny, Gloria and husband, Rick; brother, Tobias and wife, Sue; sister, Rebecca and husband; children, Cathy Jaramillo, Julie Espinosa and husband, Ernest, Richard Espinosa, Mary Ann Baca; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A Rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m. on November 20, 2002 at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on November 21, 2002 Also at the Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Espinosa, James McDonald, Aaron Baca, Dominic Chavez, Jeremy Montoya,Toby Gonzales,and Ernest Espinosa.
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Mora -- The family of Juanita Angelina C. Mora wishes to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives and friends who were so kind, supportive and helpful during their recent loss. Your kindness will always be remembered and appreciated. Services were in the care of: Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222
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Roberts -- Florence H. Roberts, age 88, and an Albuquerque resident of 48 years died November 19, 2002. Survivors include daughters, Noreen A. Gleason and husband, Ray of Albuquerque, Nancy C. Brault and husband, Col. John R. of Edgewood, NM; son, Dennis Roberts of Albuquerque, NM; grandchild, Paul P. Brault of Santa Fe, NM. Florence was preceded in death by her husband, William O. Roberts; and brother, Rodger Denman. Florence was a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church for 48 years, the Ladies Sewing Group of St. Timothy's, she was a China Painter winning numerous awards and she also belonged to numerous church activities. Viewing and Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday, November 22, 2002 at Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Directors 3113 Carlisle Blvd NE. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 23, 2002 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church 211 Jefferson NE with Rev. Robert Ove. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Timothy's Lutheran Church. Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Directors is handling her arrangements.
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Sacco -- Frank, 84, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2002, after a brief illness. He was born in Kenosha, WI March 15, 1918. He is survived by his wife Sue; sons Steve and partner Linda Petri, Stacy, and Stu of Las Vegas, NV, and daughter Sally; and from a previous marriage, daughters Carol and husband David Stewart of West Covina, CA and Jean and husband Robert Gleim of Bakersfield, CA; his brother Peter and wife Pauline Sacco of Orlando, FL; eight grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Since retiring from his business, Sacco Automotive, in 1983, he continued to stay active playing golf and his drums. Frank, a very loved person with a lot of"character" and an upbeat attitude, will be dearly missed. A memorial service, led by Rev. Patrick Pollard, will be held Sunday, November 24, 2002 at 3:00 P.M. at the First Church of Religious Science, 3320 San Pedro NE. Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youth Educational Programs at the NM Jazz Workshop, 3205 Central Ave. NE, 87106.
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Searcy -- Virginia M. born January 26, 1915 in Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away November 18, 2002 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is survived by her loving son, R. Joseph Searcy and wife, Alicia. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Julia L. Bozarth and husband, Jeff, Terri S. Faller, Bradford J. Searcy and wife, Carol, Michelle A. White and husband, Vince, Brian J. Searcy and wife, Jennifer, Bret J. Searcy and wife, Shoshawna, Michael D. Searcy and wife, Antwinette; and by 14 great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 22, 2002 at 7:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Sandia,with a reception to follow in the sun room. Sandia Funeral Care, 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, 821-0010. Interment will be held at Ft. Meyers Memorial Cemetery at a later date. In leiu of flowers,the family request that donations be made to a favorite charity of choice. Services in care of: Sandia Funeral Care 7601 Wyoming Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, New Mexico 821-0010
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Wilson -- Trancita C. Wilson, 83, went home to be with the Lord on November 16, 2002. She was born on August 13, 1919 in Lordsburg, NM. She is survived by her daughter, Virginia McDonald and husband, Angel; sister, Anita M. Lopez and husband, Daniel; grandchildren, Catherine Marie McDonald and Janice Lee McDonald; and various nieces and nephews. Trancita will be deeply missed by her loving family. A Rosary will be recited on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph Church in Lordsburg, NM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Tony Clark on Saturday also at the St. Joseph Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Shakespeare Cemetery in Lordsburg, NM. Pallbearers will be Angel McDonald, Daniel Lopez and Robert Chavez. Services are in the care of: Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222
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Woodward -- Doyle, A. Woodward Sr., 88, A resident of Albuquerque passed away at the Veterans Nursing Center in T or C, NM on Friday, November 15, 2002. He was born to Jimmy Woodward and Eula Mae Clardy Woodward in Sturgis, Mississippi on July 21, 1914. He entered the Armed Forces in Mississippi and was transferred to New Mexico, where he made his home the remainder of his life. He served 34 years in the service of his country. He attained the rank of Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force. He had the distinction of serving the United States in three wars, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was highly decorated having received 23 medals. His hobbies included shooting, hunting, fishing, gardening and was as accomplished guitar player. He enjoyed his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as much as he enjoyed life itself. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign War. He also, was a Boy Scout Master, Officer for his Neighborhood Association and served as Vice Chair Ward for 29 Democratic Party. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rose Woodward,; sister, Merle Roberts of Atlanta, Georgia; brother, Lloyd Woodward of Norcross, Georgia; children, James (Woody) Woodward and wife, Betty, Doyle Woodward Jr. and wife, Donna, all from Albuquerque and Leon Woodward and wife, Jeanette from Phoenix, Arizona; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, November 21, 2002 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the chapel of Sandia Funeral Care. The Rosary will be Thursday, November 21, 2002 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will be led by Dee Flores of Risen Savior Catholic Community in the chapel of Sandia Funeral Care. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at Risen Savior Catholic Community, Friday, November 22, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Jim McGowan, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Services in care of: Sandia Funeral Care 7601 Wyoming Blvd. N.E. Albuquerque, New Mexico 821-0010
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Zapata -- Filomena R. Zapata, age 95, a resident of Albuquerque, died November 18, 2002. Filomena was born and raised in Silver City, NM and moved to Albuquerque ten years ago. Survivors include her sister, Avelina Gallegos and husband, Bennie of Albuquerque; brother, Adolpho Zapata and wife, Bessie of Silver City, NM; brother in-law, Alfredo Lucero of Silver City, NM; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. The family wishes to extend special thanks to her caregivers Elena Segura and Debbie Lambrose and Eucharistic Minister Eddie Andrade. Viewing and visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2002 in Fern Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:00 a.m., Thursday, November 21, 2002 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church 820 Broadway SE with Fr. Robert Stanion, Celebrant. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Herald Gallegos, Wilfred Gonzales, Bob Stone, Gregorio Ambriz, Pat Doniga and David Galaviz serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Cardenas, H.B. Gallegos, Danny Sanchez and Armando Castelazu. Strong-Thorne Mortuary is handling her arrangements.
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