Obituary for JUARROS

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Thursday May 15, 2014

JUARROS, BENJAMIN Age 87, beloved and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother, passed away peacefully at his home, Thursday, May 8, 2014, while surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Optimo, NM and was a resident of Albuquerque. Benjamin was a proud Veteran of the United States Army, who served his country during World War II. He retired from the US Postal Service after many years of service. Benjamin enjoyed fishing every chance he got, other hobbies include, bowling, gardening and especially family gatherings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Adelina Juarros; his son, Benjamin Juarros; and grandson, Steven Lovato. Benjamin is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Maria Alicia (Alice) Juarros; his loving children, Consuelo Juarros-Valdez and husband Art, Rita Juarros, Margaret Reyes, Mary Lovato and husband Larry, Christina Griffin and husband Dudley, David Juarros and wife Lisa, Sarah Juarros; his precious grandchildren, Robert Flaherty (Marissa), Anastasia Medved (Jarod), Josh Lovato (Ashley Sweet), Jacob Juarros-Florez (Meghan), Willie Flaherty, Thomas Flaherty, Elena Valdez (Matt Pacheco), Alicia Lovato, Melissa Florez, Regina Reyes, Isaiah Reyes, Miranda Juarros, and Alejandro Juarros; great-grandchildren, Dorien Juarros-Florez and Vera Medved. Also surviving are his brother, Juan Juarros and wife Flora; his sister, Adelina Padilla; and other numerous relatives and friends. Benjamin will be greatly missed by all. Visitations will be held Friday, May 16, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church located on 4th Street and Mildred, where a Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m also at the Church. Interment will take place on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 12:45 p.m. Pallbearers will be Robert Flaherty, Willie Flaherty, Thomas Flaherty, Josh Lovato, Jacob Florez, and Isaiah Reyes. Honorary Bearers will be Anastasia Medved, Elena Valdez, Alicia Lovato, Regina Reyes, Melissa Florez, Miranda Juarros, and Alejandro Juarros. Those who wish to sign Benjamin's guest book online, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services ALAMEDA MORTUARY 9420 Fourth St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 898-3160

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