Obituary for ESPINOZA

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday January 04, 2009

Nancy Espinoza, 62, died Wednesday, December 31, 2008. She was born in Chicago, IL and graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in special education in 1968. Nancy spent 25 years as a special education teacher before retiring in May 2006. She taught in the Chicago area, Guam, California and for her last 21 years at Eisenhower Middle School in Albuquerque. She received her Masters Degree from UNM in 1998. She was a Crystal Apple recipient for her dedication to teaching special needs children. Nancy was an active member of John XXIII. She was at one time the Education Director at the parish, began the food SHARE program, and was on the Bereavement Committee and the Social Justice Committee. Nancy is survived by her loving husband of almost 40 years, David; children Amy and Mark; son-in-law Kerem Ar; granddaughters Kelsy and Lindsy Shapiro; expected great-grandson; parents Charles and Martha Campbell; brothers Thomas Campbell and Jon Campbell and wife Marsha; and was aunt and great-aunt to 25 nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, January 10, 2009, 10:30 a.m. at John XXIII Catholic Community, 4831 Tramway Ridge, NE. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. A reception will follow the interment at John XXIII Catholic Community. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice, 4001 Indian School Rd, NE, Suite 300, Albuquerque 87111. Please visit our online guestbook for Nancy at RememberTheirStory.com French 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500

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