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BERTOLETTE -- John R. Bertolette passed away, Sunday, October 14, 2007 in Albuquerque at the age of 81. Mr. Bertolette served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his sons, David Bertolette and wife, Laura, Stephen Bertolette, Douglas Bertolette and James Bertolette; and grandchildren, Danielle, Jacqueline and Zachary. Memorial Services for Mr. Bertolette will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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C DE BACA -- John T. C'De Baca, 64, died unexpectedly at home and is now in the arms of his savior Jesus. John was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was preceded in death by his mother and father John A. and Effie C'De Baca; and sister Dolores C'De Baca. He is survived by the mother of his children Molly C'De Baca; sons Gus C'De Baca and John Thomas C'De Baca; daughters Ann Marie Chavez, Christina C'De Baca and Julie C'De Baca; grandchildren Andrew Paul, Ariana Flora, Lauren Nicole, Rebecca, Shelly, Ashley, Jonathan, Justine, Joseph, and William "Billy"; and very special friend Judy Vernon. Visitations will be held Thursday, October 18, 2007 at Salazar and Sons Mortuary from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. following the Visitation. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at The Immaculate Conception Church Friday, October 19, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. following the Mass. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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CHAVEZ -- Dennis Chavez, 72, died of heart complications Saturday, October 13, 2007. Survived by wife Margaret Chavez, brother Alex Chavez and family, sister Delvina Padilla and family. Service will be at San Miguel Church in Socorro Friday at 10 a.m.
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DEAVEIRO -- Elizabeth Harriett DeAveiro, 84, a resident of Rio Rancho since 1984, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2007. Elizabeth was born January 18, 1923 in Brooklyn, NY. She was a longtime member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Elizabeth was a Rosarian, a member of the Catholic Daughters, and a Eucharistic Minister. She was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew DeAveiro in 2005. Elizabeth is survived by four children, Elizabeth Jane DeAveiro and husband, David Land of Manhassett, NY, Mary Ann Chiarello and husband, Tony of Rio Rancho, Matthew J. DeAveiro, Jr. and wife, Victoria of Rio Rancho, and Edward R. DeAveiro and wife, Maureen of Rio Rancho; ten grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; and one cousin, Rita Miller of North Carolina. Visitation for Elizabeth will be held on Friday, October 19, 2007 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services, 4310 Sara Rd., Rio Rancho. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Rd., Rio Rancho. Private Entombment will be in the Floral Garden Mausoleum in Vista Verde Memorial Park. Arrangements by Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Rd. Rio Rancho, New Mexico 892-9920
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DIX -- Lenore A. Dix, age 74, went to be with the Lord, on Sunday, October 14, 2007. Lenore leaves behind seven children, 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren: children, Margaret, husband Don Piatt, Colburn Dix, Linda, husband Jim Wood, Diane, husband Tony Apodaca, Tonia Tourville, boyfriend Errol Vega, Stacey Dix and Doreen Dix; grandchildren- Cassandra, boyfriend Shaun, Jared, girlfriend Rose, Joshua, wife Schnaysa, Christian, James, wife Chrystal, Anthony, wife Francesca, Alicia, husband Jeff, Damien, Johnathon, Angelique and Brendon; great-grandchildren- Haydon, Devon, Robert, Josiah, Shauntae, Jonus, Scky, Isabella, Serafina, Lexus, and Damien. She is also survived by three sisters, Rebecca Patrick and husband Albert, Patricia Polsky, and Connie Corley; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lynn A. Dix; parents, Veronica and Nestor Martinez; and grandson, Shane Dix. Lenore was employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Services will be held Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Lenore's family requests that contributions be made in her honor to the American Heart Association. Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 1100 Coal Ave. SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800
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GARCIA -- Miguel Antonio Dearest Miguel: Happy Birthday! It's been over 10 years but seems like yesterday, since you have been physically absent from our lives, but your memory lives on. Looking through some boxes a lot of old memories surfaced and tears fell. From these precious items it was once again confirmed that you were and are an angel. You gave your love and left an ever lasting impression on so many hearts. As life goes on some things change but our love for you lives on. I have comfort knowing that today the heavens will celebrate an incredible day and all the angels will sing. Till we meet again with all our love!!! HOW ABOUT THOSE BOYS!!
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GREEN -- Marylee Thompson Green, 40, went to be with the love of her life, Kurt, on Monday, October 8, 2007, in Albuquerque, NM. She was a graduate of Sandia High School in 1985. Marylee loved camping, photography, and travel and was a diehard Dallas Cowboys Fan. She is survived by her mother, Sue Thompson of Albuquerque, NM; father, David Thompson of California; grandfather, Edwin G. Loftis of Amarillo, TX; three sisters, Elizabeth S. Thompson of Albuquerque, NM, Mary Kathryn Thompson Robinson, and husband Paul of Albuquerque, NM, and Lisa M. Thompson of Gilbert, AZ; three nieces and two nephews; several aunts and uncles; and her loving and loyal companions, Spike and Goofy, her dogs. Marylee was preceded in death by her loving husband, Kurt L. Green, on August 1, 2007; grandmother, Eunice Loftis; and grandfather, Rex M. Thompson. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, October 20, 2007 at the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services, 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE, at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, her family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to Ambercare Hospice, 2129 Osuna NE, 505-244-0046, or to a charity of your choice. The family would like to give a special thanks to Arbor Brook / St. Catherine's Rehabilitation and Assisted Living and Ambercare Hospice for all the love and care given to Marylee and her family. Arrangements and Services are entrusted to the care and direction of: Daniels Family Funeral Services 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 505-884-1188
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GRIGEO -- ELUTICIA GRIEGO December 28, 1911 - October 18, 2006 IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR PRECIOUS MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER. WE LOVE YOU AND WE MISS YOU EVERY MINUTE OF EVERY DAY. WE WISH YOU WERE HERE WITH US, BUT WE KNOW THAT YOU ARE HAPPY WITH JESUS IN HEAVEN, YOU ARE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER. ALL OUR LOVE, ANNABELLE, ANDRES, ANDRES JR., MARIO AND SANTIAGO
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GUIER -- Ruth C Guier, 80, died Tuesday, October 16, 2007. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Marvin Guier; three sons; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Ruth was active with her husband in The United Methodist Church. Services are pending for Saturday, October 20, 2007. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com
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GURULE -- Maria (Mary) Carmen Gurule, July 16, 1907 - October 15, 2007. Mary went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday evening. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Fred T. Gurule. Also preceded in death by her brothers; sister; sons, Fred and George; daughters, Ramona and Leonella. She is survived by her son, Porfideo (Lucy) Moreno; daughters, Jeanette (Frank) Shreve, Frances M. McCloud and Nancy E. (James) Marshall; 29 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; and 44 great-great-grandchildren. Viewing will be Friday, October 19, 2007, 9:00 a.m., followed by the Rosary at 9:15 a.m. and the celebration of Mass at 10:0 a.m. all at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 820 Broadway, SE. Visitation will be Saturday, October 20, 2007, 9:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Service at 9:30 a.m. at God's House Church, Wyoming and Phoenix, NE with Bishop Michael Shelby and Pastor Ricardo Rodrigues officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. French Mortuary, Inc. 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 505.275.3500 www.frenchmortuary.com
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HARRIS -- Robert Nathaniel Harris, of Albuquerque and formerly of Farmington, died October 15, 2007. He was 87. He was the son of Charles Malcolm Harris and Myrtle Stalder. He was born near Limon, CO, and grew up in Omaha, then Denver. During World War II, he was a Marine pilot who saw action in the South Pacific. He was in insurance and real estate, then was in oil and gas. He helped build a system of Beeline gas stations from Dalhart, TX, to Kingman, AZ, and into Utah and Colorado. He operated the first marina on Navajo Lake and worked for Utah International Company at the Navajo Mines near Farmington as stockroom manager and the plant's first statistician. He was Exalted Ruler of the Elks. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Roberta Minor Harris; daughters, Sue Ashcraft of Arboles, CO, Pat Wilson of Chattanooga, TN, and Jean Bryant, of Tijeras, NM; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nephews, Kay Havenor, Gibson Minor; nieces, Carol Bitz and Elise Novella; sister-in-law, Lois Bazilchuk; and sister-in-law, Veronica Minor. Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Hope Evangelical Free Church, 4710 Juan Tabo NE, Albuquerque, with Dr. Gary Hamburger presiding. Memorials should be made to the church mission fund. Arrangements are by French Mortuary.
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HERRERA -- Paul S. Herrera, 66, died Sunday. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Julia Herrera. Mr. Herrera is survived by his wife, Oralia (Orie) Herrera; step-children, Michael (Vivian) Garica, Manuel (Maxine) Garcia, Ray (Jeaniece) Garcia and Norma (Joe) Gonzales; and many relatives and friends. Mr. Herrera was preceded in death by his step-sons, Tino and Louis Garcia; and his step-granddaughter, Deputy Angelic Garcia. He was retired from the City of Albuquerque Animal Control - "Big Meanie I love you and I'll miss you, Little Meanie Analisa." A Viewing will be held Thursday from 3-5 p.m. in the Reflection of Life Chapel (Washington and Cutler NE) followed by a Rosary at St. Anne's Catholic Church at 7:00 p.m. Life Celebration Mass will be Friday at 9:00 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church followed by interment at Mt. Calvary. Pallbearers will be J.R. Garcia, Jr., Ricky Garcia, Rian Garcia, Manuel Garcia, Jr., Louie Gonzales, and Joseph Gonzales, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Mikie Garcia, Jr. and all the great-grandchildren. Services entrusted to the Salazar family at REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777 www.ReflectionofLife.com
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HINDE -- Mary Evelyn Hinde passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 14, 2007. Mrs. Hinde was preceded in death by her mother, Ella Fanning in 1915; her father, Reagan E. Brewer in 1947; and by her beloved husband of 57 years, Thomas G. Hinde in 1989. She was born on August 26, 1914 in Hope, NM. Mrs. Hinde attended school in Albuquerque, graduating from Albuquerque High School and the University of New Mexico. Mrs. Hinde resided most of her married life in Albuquerque. Mr. Hinde's occupation took them to Roswell in 1962. While there, she taught school and worked as the Director of Education in the first United Methodist Church. Mr. Hinde's job took them back to Albuquerque in 1970. She worked for a short time at Christ Methodist Church. Mr. Hinde retired in 1972, and the two of them traveled extensively until his death. Mrs. Hinde is survived by two loving daughters, Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Barrett and husband, Larry, of Peralta, NM and Mary Margaret Hall and husband, Gene, of Mountain View, CA, and by four grandchildren, Deborah Daniels and Dan J. Daniels, both of Los Lunas, NM and Ann Lyn Hall and partner, Shauna Kapel, of Albuquerque, NM and Jason Thomas Hall of San Jose, CA. Mrs. Hinde was active in many organizations. She was a Past Matron of San Marcial Chapter Order of the Eastern Star in Albuquerque, a Past Matron of Jessamine Chapter Order of the Eastern Star in Belen, Past Worthy High Priestess of Albuquerque Shrine #1 Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, Past President of the Albuquerque Past Matrons Club, Past President of the Belen Past Matrons Club, Member of Yucca Temple Daughters of the Nile and Associate Member of the Manzano Club of the Telephone Pioneers of America. She was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church and Member of the Honored Ladies organization. The Viewing and Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2007 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church, 2626 Arizona NE, Albuquerque. The Funeral Service will begin at 10:00 a.m., also at St. John's United Methodist Church. Mrs. Hinde will be laid to rest, next to her husband, at Sunset Memorial Park, following the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, Mary Evelyn's family requests memorial contributions made to Shrine Crippled Children Transportation Fund, PO Drawer 8410, Albuquerque NM 87198. Services are under the care and direction of: Daniels Family Funeral Services 1100 Coal Ave. SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800
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JOHNSON -- Bernardine, SUNRISE - November 25, 1969 - SUNSET - October 15, 2007. She entered into the world on November 25, 1969, to her father, Ben Montano and mother, Magdalena Fisk. She married the love of her life, William Johnson, on September 21, 1992. Together they brought into the world, Cory and Andrew, the joys of her life. Bernardine was a wonderful artist, who shared her talent with many people. She loved God and her family deeply. Surviving are her husband, Will; her sons; her mother, Magdalena Fisk; her sisters, Zita (Larry) Atencio, Sally Montano, and Valerie (Martin) Cano; her mother-in-law, Jan Hunter; her father-in-law, Ken Brown; and sister-in-law, Ewina, and husband, Joe Marts. She is survived by many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and one god-child, Christina Arguello. She is preceded in death by her father, Ben Montano; her step-father, Jack Fisk; her grandparents; and many aunts, and uncles. Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 1100 Coal Ave. SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800 www.danielsfuneral.com
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MORA -- Julian G. Mora went home to be with the Lord on October 16, 2007 at the age of 89. He was born on May 12, 1918 to Delfinio and Julianita Mora in San Pedro, NM. Julian was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, of 56 years, Juanita C. Mora; his daughter, Alejandra Lee Mora; and his son, George Mora. He is survived by his children, Lorenza Mora, Maria Louisa Mora, Merlinda Martinez and husband, Paul, Richard Mora and companion, Stella Sanchez, Pauline Mora, Nadine Mora Gutierrez, Gloria Chacon and husband, Ray, Gregg Mora, Charles Mora and wife, Sandra; estranged son, Harold J. Mora, and Bonifacio Mora; his 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren; his godson, Mariano Lucero; and his nephews, Alfredo Gurule, Herbert Lucero, Domitilio Duran and Able Gurule. He will be missed by all. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at San Clemente Catholic Church, located in Los Lunas. Interment for Julian will take place at the Los Lentes Cemetery. Funeral Services are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. S.W. 243-5222
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MORELAND -- Mark Dale Moreland born on October 31, 1963, passed away unexpectedly on October 15, 2007 at the age of 43. He was preceded in death by his older brother, Lorenze "Ronnie" Moreland three years ago. Mark was a devoted father to his daughter, Jaymie and son, Matthew. Mark was a Realtor with ReMax Masters and was dedicated to his work, his clients, and his company. He was in real estate for approximately 15 years and always enjoyed helping others. He enjoyed golf and when asked by his younger brother Jeff to help his son Jeffrey get ready for golf tryouts, he took time out of his day to help his nephew. Mark was that type of guy, always ready to help anyone and everyone knew they could count on him. Mark's father was stationed in Spain while in the Air Force for 4 years and he would go to the beach as often as he could. Mark loved swimming in the ocean and met good friends while living in Spain. When Mark was in High School he played football and baseball at Manzano High School. Mark also played in a dart league with his sister, Dori, his cousin, Jack, and his uncle, Harry. Besides darts, Mark also sang karaoke whenever he had the chance and always loved to sing Elvis Presley songs. Mark is survived by his daughter, Jaymie and his son, Matthew. He loved them both with all his heart and would do anything to help them. Mark is also survived by his parents, Ufelia and Lorenzo, sister, Dori and husband, Roland, Dori's kids, Kari and husband, Vince and their son, Vinny and Dori's son, Chris, his brother Jeff and wife, Barbara, their two kids, Jeffrey and Jessica, his brother, Darryl and wife, Linda, and his brother, Ronnie's wife, Verna and Ronnie's son, Michael and fiancee, Kim, and Ronnie's daughter, Jennifer. Mark's Padrinos were Walter Fernandez and Mary Rodeheaver. Mark is also survived by numerous family and friends that he made during his lifetime. Pallbearers are his brothers, Jeff and Darryl, nephews, Chris Davis and Michael Moreland, his son, Matthew, and cousin, Jack Rodeheaver. Mark will be missed beyond what words can ever say. Viewing is planned for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. with a Service starting at 6 p.m. at French Mortuary located at 10500 Lomas NE. A church Service is scheduled at La Mesa Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2007 located at 7401 Copper Ave. NE 87108 with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park located at 924 Menaul Blvd. NE.
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MUDRY -- Mary M. Mudry, 93, a resident of Rio Rancho since 1978, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2007. Mary was born November 2, 1913, the daughter of Michael and Elizabeth Garnel Harahus in Van Meter, PA. She came to New Mexico from California. Mary had crocheted over 200 sweaters for charity, for handicapped children. She had lived independently until just recently. Mary was preceded in death by her son, David Mudry in 1977. She is survived by one sister, Helen Gugel of Marietta, OH; three nephews, Jack Harris of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, Gerald Harris of Marine City, MI, and Michael Harahus of Avondale, AZ; and one niece, Diane Gugel of Marietta, OH. The Rosary for Mary will be recited at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2007 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2007 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Rd., Rio Rancho. Entombment will follow in the Floral Garden Mausoleum in Vista Verde Memorial Park. Arrangements by Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Rd. Rio Rancho, New Mexico 892-9920
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NICASIO -- Pascual Nicasio, 86, of Albuquerque, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 11, 2007 after a short illness. He is survived by daughters, Marlene Bankston, Helen Scott, Barbara Nina Nicasio; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Pascual is also survived by sisters, Minnie Nicasio, Petra Butler, Marie Nicasio, Dolores Mahone, Carmen Briggs, Catherine Hanzich, Loupe Maxwell; and brother, Andres Nicasio. Private Services have taken place. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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NICKELL -- Richard W. Nickell October 18, 1960 - April 24, 2007 Happy Birthday Miss you Lori
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NIETO -- Ignacita "Agnes" Nieto, 59, a resident of Albuquerque, died Sunday, October 14, 2007. She is survived by her children, Matthew and wife, Susan Espinosa, Barbara and husband, Andrew Griego; grandchildren, Matthew Jr., Megan, Marissa and Marcus Espinosa, Jesse Lopez, Isaac, Annette, and Andrea Griego; sisters, Rose Nieto, Ruth Nieto, and Juanita Cano; and numerous nieces and nephews. Agnes was preceded in death by daughters, Nancy Espinosa and Connie Nieto; parents, Jose and Leonor Nieto; and several brothers and sisters. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Friday, October 19, 2007, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be celebrated Saturday, October 20, 2007, 9:00 a.m., at St. Anne's Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal SW. Interment will follow in Juan Tomas. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Anne's Catholic Church Maintenance Fund, 1400 Arenal SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com
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PIERCE -- Hazel Faye Pierce, a resident of Belen, NM, passed away at her home on Tuesday, October 16, 2007. Hazel and her late husband, Muggins were charter members of the Belen Moose Lodge Chapter 1648. After Muggins' death in 1998, she continued supporting the Lodge and all the friends that she met there were like her second family. Her Moose buddies were so good to her and they brought her great joy. Hazel loved her family dearly and cherished the times when they could all be together. She was a wonderful mother, mother-in-law, and granny. She was an avid gardener and loved growing vegetables to give away to family and friends. Hazel loved fishing and enjoyed taking her pontoon boat out on Conchas Lake. She will be deeply missed by family and friends. Hazel is survived by her two loving daughters and their husbands, Shari and Dick Allen of Albuquerque and Suzanne and Dicky Romero of Belen; six grandchildren, Robin Brazil and her husband, Tom, Shawn Lohkamp and her husband, Don, and Stacy Lucero and her husband, Kelly, all of Albuquerque. Craig Romero of Santa Fe, NM, Melanie Romero of Dallas, TX, and Sky Romero of Alameda, CA; five great-grandchildren, Tyler and Cason Brazil, Kevin and Alexandria "Alex" Cobb, and Kaeleb Lucero. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Hazel also leaves behind a very dear friend whom she considered a sister, Dee McNeely. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Belen Moose Lodge 1648 on Friday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sign Hazel's online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen, NM.
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PRESTON -- BARBARA In memory of Barbara Preston who passed on October 16, 2007. Barbara has been a resident of Albuquerque since 1986, was a community coordinator for ARCA, and a Director of Bright Horizons, a non-profit child abuse prevention agency. She also enjoyed owning Chatterley's, an antique store in the North Valley, for several years. She was born in 1943 in New York State and has been living in New Mexico since 1979. She is survived by her husband, Joe; her son, Matthew; her daughter, Amy; her sister, Jan Conley; her two grandchildren, Ava and Aidan; and her daughter-in-law, Michele. A Memorial Service will be held at The Shepard of the Valley Presbyterian Church on Montano NW in Albuquerque at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2007. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Animal Humane Society.
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QUINTANA -- Lucy Quintana, born and raised in La Puebla, NM on April 9, 1940, to Marcela M. and Antonio Quintana, passed away on October 15, 2007, in Albuquerque, NM after a long illness. Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, paternal grandparents, Ramoncita Esquibel Quintana and Blas Quintana who raised her after Lucy's mother died in 1942, and brother, Isidoro Quintana. Lucy is survived by her loving daughter, Mabel Quintana; her brothers and sisters, Estolia Martinez (Jose) from Chimayo, NM, Cornelia Deaguaro (Elifar) from Cuarteles, NM, Angie Romero (Sam) from Albuquerque, NM, Julian Quintana (Hazel) from Sombrillo, NM, Lorraine Archuleta (Jerry) from Santa Fe, NM, and Esperanza Quintana Bachman, and Albert Quintana from La Puebla, NM; sister-in-law, Frances Quintana from Minturn, Colorado; stepsister, Rose (Louie) Romero; and step-mother, Elizaida Quintana; many loving nieces and nephews; special friends, Phyllis and Lawrence Salazar, Lucy Sanchez; and many of Mabel's dear friends who treated Lucy like their own mother. Lucy attended Santa Cruz High School in Santa Cruz, NM before moving to Albuquerque in 1960. She will be missed by all. Memorial Services for Lucy will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary, located on Third and Lead. Interment will take place at a later date in La Puebla, NM. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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ROMERO -- Manuel John Romero III, 39 years old, born July 23, 1968, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2007. Preceded in death by father, Manuel Romero Jr.; grandfathers, Manuel Romero, Juan Medina; and grandmother, Rachel Romero. Survived by mother, Joan Romero; grandmother, Julia Medina; wife, Angela Romero and children, Manuel Romero IIII, Jasper, Keisha, Leandro of Pueblo, CO; brothers, Frank (Lee), Carlos (Linda) Nick (Delphina), Linda (Frank); Godchildren: Veronica, Leah, Antonia; and numerous aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Loved by all; rest in peace Big J.
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SANCHEZ -- Mary Lou Sanchez, 54, born February 1, 1953, passed away October 14, 2007 of a sudden illness. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Matilda Sanchez; her grandmother, Mercedes Padilla; and her father, Juan B. Sanchez. Marylou is survived by her mother, Nicolasa Sanchez; her sons, Fredrick and Antonio Acosta; their father, Cruz Antonio Acosta; and adopted son, James Mashburn and family; brothers, Leroy, Johnny, and Gabriel; sisters, Lucinda, Sylvia, Julia, and Gloria. A viewing will be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Barcelona SW on Thursday, October 18, 2007 from 5-6 p.m. with church Services immediately following. She will be laid to rest on Friday, October 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
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SANDOVAL -- Eduardo Antonio "Pompo" Sandoval went home on Monday, October 15, 2007 at the age of 89. Mr. Sandoval was a member of the St. Therese Catholic Church. He was a veteran of World War II, an ex-prisoner of war, and a Bataan Death March survivor. He was also a member of the VFW. Mr. Sandoval was preceded in death by his grandson, Jerry F. Sandoval. He is survived by his daughter, caretaker, and his angel, Becky Sandoval; sons, Bobby Sandoval, Jerry Sandoval and wife, Rose, Roland Sandoval; brothers, Juan and Jesus; sisters, Lupe and Vickie; granddaughter and goddaughter, Heather and husband, Sam Salazar; grandchildren, Michael Sandoval and Berna Sandoval; and great-grandchildren, Joshua, Brandy, Jerriana, Mercedes and Alyssa. Visitation for Mr. Sandoval will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2007 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. A Rosary will be recited on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church. Funeral Services for Mr. Sandoval will be held on Friday, October 19, 2007 also at St. Therese Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Michael Sandoval, Louis Garcia, Albert Duran, Sam Salazar, Vincent Vigil, and Bobby Torres. Honorary pallbearer will be Joshua Anthony Salazar. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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SAUNDERS -- Tania Marie Saunders, age 18, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2007 at UNM Hospital. Tania was born on March 27, 1989 in Albuquerque, NM. She is the beloved daughter of Paulina (Baca) Saunders, originally of Belen, NM and presently from Albuquerque, NM; and Patrick Saunders, presently from Tijeras, NM. She is survived by her brother, Jesse Saunders, age 9; her maternal grandparents Virginia and DG Baca of Belen, NM; her paternal grandparents, Patricia and Richard Saunders of Roseburg, OR; aunts and uncles, Sandy Montes and Wendy Saunders, Dorothy Koenig, Richard and Carolyn Baca, Tony and Patsy Baca, Mark Baca, Annette and John Gonzales, Diane and Pete Eggler, Roxanne and Lar Thomas and Greg Baca; many cousins and friends. Tania will be sadly missed by all! Tania was a 2007 graduate of Manzano High School and a freshman at UNM in the Engineering program. She was active in skiing, snowboarding, photography and traveling. She recently traveled to Europe with her cousins. She had a ready smile and a kind word for everyone. Her greatest joy was the times she spent with her family and friends. She loved her cat, Ella, "her miracle kitty". A Celebration of Tania's life will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2007 at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE. Rosary and Mass will be Saturday, October 20, 2007 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Tennessee at Lomas, the Rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m. and Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Tania's name please call 505-907-7009 for information. We would like to thank everyone for your help, support and prayers during this very difficult time. French Mortuary, Inc. 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 505.275.3500 www.frenchmortuary.com
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SAWIN -- Teri (Wayne) D. Sawin passed away October 12, 2007 at the VA Hospital. He was 52. No services.
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SHERWOOD -- Samuel Ferguson Sherwood, born in Danville, IL on January 20, 1920, died peacefully on October 13, 2007 in Albuquerque, NM. Sam spent his childhood in Indianapolis, IN where he and his wife, Maxine, raised their children. After their children grew up, they moved to El Paso, TX, and then retired to Albuquerque, NM. Sam is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Maxine; and their four children, Robert Sherwood and wife, Lillias of Barrie, Ontario, Canada, Catherine Sherwood and husband, Ron Gaudia of Albuquerque, NM, Ann Hamze and husband, Issami of Greenville, NC, and Elizabeth Kubie and husband, Jim of Albuquerque, NM. He was preceded in death by his son, Danny. Known as Grandsam to his seven grandchildren, DeWitt Mahaney, Nick Arenella, Jessica Arenella, Samara Hamze, Safa Hamze, Noura Hamze, Jacob Kubie; and five great-grandchildren, Sam was an exceptionally kind and gentle man who touched the lives of those he encountered. After graduating from Harvard in 1941, he served in the U.S. Navy until 1945. He went to the Naval Academy Post Graduate school in Annapolis, MD and then served in the Pacific as a meteorologist. After the War, Sam went on to work in a variety of executive capacities including president and CEO of several Midwestern coal mining companies, including Central Indiana Coal Company, Sherwood Templeton Coal Company, Little John Coal Company, Antioch Power, Stonefort Coal Company, and Calvert and Youngblood Coal Company. He was particularly proud of serving as the president of Galesburg and Great Eastern Railroad. He served on the board of the National Coal Association and served a term as Chairman of the Bituminous Coal Research, Inc. Later in his career he was Vice President of El Paso Coal Company. Sam was also heavily involved in a multitude of volunteer organizations. In Indianapolis, he was a founding member and served as president of the Contemporary Art Association. He also served on the board and was president for 1 term of Tudor Hall School for girls. While in El Paso, Sam served as an elder on the Session of the University Presbyterian Church. Sam served 6 years on the Albuquerque Museum Foundation board. He was an active member of the Albuquerque chapter of SCORE. He was a volunteer tutor at Menaul School and also volunteered for Job Corps. He served on the board of the Cottonwood Gulch and was a member of Rotary Club. Through his many associations and activities, Sam had innumerable friends and peers that will fondly remember him for his caring and generous nature. Burial will be in Valhalla, NY. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Albuquerque Museum Foundation, P.O. Box 7006, Albuquerque, NM, 87194; Full Life Foundation, C/O Connie Walker (secretary/treasurer), La Vida Llena, 10801 Lagrima de Oro N.E., #858, Albuquerque, NM, 87111; Cottonwood Gulch Foundation; P.O. Box 25106, Albuquerque, NM, 87125; or a charity of your choice.
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SIMMONS -- Captain Barry Clayton Simmons Retired On October 12, 2007, Captain Barry C. Simmons went to be with the Lord. He passed away at home after a short illness. He was born on May 30, 1941, in Reidsville, North Carolina. He is preceded in death by his father, Basil LaClaire Simmons. He is survived by his wife, Linda Baker Simmons; Mother, Victoria Maybell Simmons of Lexington, NC; Brothers, Kaye Simmons of Tazewell, VA; Dale Simmons of Lexington, NC: Sisters: Shirley Rummage and husband, Larry, also of Lexington, NC, and Donna Darrh and husband, Mike, of Mr. Airy, NC. He is also survived by his children, Barry C. Simmons, JR. and wife, Lori, of Albuquerque, NM; Randall Scott Simmons and wife, Angie, of Concrete, WA; Vicki Buck and husband, David, of Ferndale, WA; and Joel Simmons, of Ferndale, WA; Stepsons, Michael Baker of Raleigh, NC and Scott Baker and wife, Lauren of Los Angeles, CA as well as 12 grandchildren. Barry served his country in the United States Air Force. During his tenure with the Air Force, he served a tour of duty in the Vietnam War. He received numerous commendations and awards for the work he performed while serving his country in the nuclear energy facility in Sundance, WY. He was a graduate of the Air Force Officers Academy in San Antonio, TX and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering with a minor in Nuclear Engineering from Arizona State University. After his retirement, he was an entrepreneur in various businesses including, in his latter years, a professional engineering consulting firm. He also worked for the City of Albuquerque, NM, and the City of Arlington, WA as a civil engineer. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. A Memorial Service was held Wednesday, October 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Church Alive, located at 4601 Avocet Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM. Interment will take place at Sante Fe National Cemetery, Friday, Oct 19 at 10am. The family welcomes anyone who knew Barry to attend the Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests your donations to the Vietnam Veterans Association at Vietnam Veterans of America 8605 Cameron Street, Ste 400 Silver Spring, MD 20910 Ph: 301-585-4000 www.vva.org/support.html or the UNM Cancer Research & Treatment Center contact: Development Office @ \(505) 272-9977. For donation arraignments www.cancer.unm.edu
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VIGIL -- Anthony Simon Vigil, 25, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2007. He was much loved by his family. He was a kind, loving individual who brightened any room. He was a great father who really loved his kids. Anthony is survived by his sons, Phillip and Daniel Meyers; his mother, Mary and step-father, David Chavez; his siblings, Caroline Salazar and husband, Steven Salazar, Steven Vigil and wife, Tanya Massey, Joseph Torres and David Vigil and Jessica Garcia. Visitation will be at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Rosary to be recited Friday, October 19, 2007, 7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., NE. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Saturday, October 20, 2007, 9:00 a.m. at the Shrine of St. Bernadette, 11401 Indian School Road NE. French Mortuary, Inc. 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 505.275.3500 www.frenchmortuary.com
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WEISS -- Patricia Sellers Born September 1, 1946 in Palo Alto CA, and Died October 13, 2007 in Albuquerque NM. She is survived by her parents, Thomas and Maxine Weiss of Alamosa, CO; her son, Paxton Stoker of Albuquerque, NM; her daughter, Mieka Stoker; and her granddaughter, Lilith Patricia Stoker of Belen NM. She was a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner recently retired from the University of New Mexico's Newborn ICU. She lead an amazing life and she brought great joy and strength into her family. We will miss her very much.
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YATES -- William H. Yates, 85, of Placitas, NM, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2007. Born in Wingo, KY, he had been a local New Mexico resident for many years. Mr. Yates proudly served his country in the European Theater during WW II, and participated in the Normandy invasion. He received an American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars, the Bronze 5 Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and a Victory Medal WW II. William was predeceased by his son, John Yates, and his wife, Wanda Yates. He is survived by his loving family, son, Dr. Terry L. (Nancy) Yates; grandchildren, Brian C. Yates, Michael R. (Laura) Yates, Kevin Ferrera, Michelle (Ray) Romero, and Lotus (Ken) Catlin; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Ed (Kitty) Yates; sisters, Jean Greer and Bettye Stone; and a daughter-in-law, Sara Yates. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on October 20, 2007 at the Yates' residence in Placitas. Arrangements are being entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 2400 Southern Blvd. SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-891-9192 www.danielsfuneral.com
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