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GOLDBERG -- Mae R. Goldberg, 74, a resident of Rio Rancho since 1982, passed away on April 9, 2004. She was born in New York to Murray and Celia Weisbroth Gross. She graduated from Metropolitan School of Nursing in 1950 in New York, NY and taught at Catholic Medical Center School of Nursing in Queens, NY for many years. She also worked at the VA Hospital in Albuquerque from 1982 until retirement in 1995. She was active at the Rio Rancho Jewish Center, the Meadowlark Senior Citizen Center, the Rio Rancho Branch of the Women's Auxiliary of the Jewish War Veterans, and Friends of the Rio Rancho Library. Mrs. Goldberg was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jacob Goldberg in 1997. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Goldstein and husband, David of Edgewood, NM; son, Benjamin Goldberg and wife, Sasha of Suffolk, VA; and grandchildren, Daniel and Alex Goldstein and William and Rebekah Goldberg. Memorial Services will be on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at the Rio Rancho Jewish Center, 2008 Grande Blvd SE. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Humane Animal Association of New Mexico, Inc., 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, Friends of the Rio Rancho Library, 950 Pinetree SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124, or a charity of your choice. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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GONZALES -- Donaciano E. Gonzales, The family would like to thank all of their relatives and friends who were in attendance of the Rosary and Funeral Services. They would also like to express their gratitude for all the love, care and compassion that has been shown to them. Arrangements by: Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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HENRY -- James Thomas "Tom" Henry, 63, passed away Friday, April 9, 2004 following a brief severe illness. He has been a resident of Albuquerque since 1948, he graduated from Highland High School and attended UNM. He and his brother, John, own the Union Baking Company. He is survived by his wife, Treva; two sons, Frank Henry and wife, Cathy of Peralta, NM and Stewart Henry and wife, Karen of Boise, ID; his mother, Mrs. Jane Curtis and husband, James B. Curtis; three brothers, John D. Henry and wife, Pauline, Steven Henry and wife, Beverlee, Jeffrey Henry and wife, Melissa; six grandchildren and several step-grandchildren; three step-sons, Norman Hoyle of Pocatello, ID, Richard Hoyle of Questa, NM and Toby Hoyle; two aunts, Mrs. Ethel Knisley of Joplin, MO and Mrs. Margaret Abbott of Samammish, WA; also surviving are many nieces, nephews, cousins and many many friends. Memorial Services will be held at Aspen Funeral Services, 1935 Juan Tabo, NE, Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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HERRERA -- Chris, Herrera We miss you so much and can't believe it's been one year since you left us. We think about you every day. You're in our thoughts, dreams and our prayers. We long to see you and touch you and tell you things we never had a chance to say. You left us with no warning and we never got to say good-bye. If you were here we would wrap our arms around you and tell you how much we love you. We go forward, with pain in our hearts each day knowing that we will see you again . Until then, rest in peace. We love you Matthew, Chris, Jayme, Ashley and Maria.
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JARAMILLO -- Jake J. Jaramillo Jr., age 42, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2004. A lifelong resident of Albuquerque, he is survived by his wife Cynthia Jaramillo; daughters, Latisha Jaramillo and Rochelle Jaramillo; son, Isaiah Jaramillo; granddaughter, Chantel Leyba; God daughter, Frieda Chavez; parents, Jake and Sylvia Jaramillo; sisters, Debbie, Eileen and Antoinette; brother, Fernando; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who loved and will miss him. Services will be held at St. Therese Catholic Church, 4th and Mildred NW. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, April 13, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ., 505-343-8008.
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LOPEZ -- Laura Lopez died Monday, April 12, 2004 in Albuquerque at the age of 42. She is survived by her father, Carlos Lopez Sr.; mother, Elisa Goznales; son, Antonio Lopez; daughters, Jessica Lopez, Gabriela Lopez, Monica Lopez and Vanessa Lopez; brothers, Carlos Lopez, Andy Lopez, Phillip Crespin and Diego Lopez; sister, Valerie Martinez; grandchildren, David, Joshlyn, Peter, Angelica and Santiago. Visitation for Laura will be held on Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at San Ignacio Catholic Church where the Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Cremation will follow. Pallbearers will be Carlos Lopez, Andy Lopez, Phillip Crespin, Diego Lopez, Antonio Lopez and Richard Jaramillo. Arrangements by: Salazar and Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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MARTINEZ -- John Lerouge Martinez. John departed this life Monday, April 5, 2004. He was born in La Madera, NM June 24, 1919. His family moved when he was very young and he attended first grade through high school in Alamogordo. He attended Highlands University and taught school in Taos for a year before joining the Navy in 1942. After the war, he lived in Vaughn for a few years before going to work for Senator Dennis Chavez in Washington DC. He worked for Chavez until 1961, when he returned to NM where he served as Asst. Secretary of State in the 1960s. From 1970 to 1975 he was State Adjutant for the Amer. Legion, and from 1976 until his retirement in 1985 he was Personnel Director for Bernalillo County. John was very proud of having served his country during WWII and was a member for 57 years of the American Legion and the DAV. He was a counselor at Boy's State for 30 years. John was also a charter member of BPOE Lodge #2500. In 2002, he and his wife moved to Las Cruces after having lived in Albuquerque for over 30 years. John is survived by his wife, Carolyn, two sons: Dennis and Anthony, four daughters: Bernadette Gregg, Annette Kelly, Michelle Loobey, and Lara Martinez. Also, one sister, Charlotte Chavez, one brother, David and eight grandchildren. Funeral mass will be at Our Lady of Fatima Church where he was a parishioner for over 30 years. Mass will be at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 13. His cremains will be interred in the National Cemetery in Santa Fe. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of John LeRouge Martinez to the National World War II Memorial, American Battle Monuments Commission, PO Box 96766, Washington DC 20090-6766. Service arrangements are with Graham's Mortuary and Mesilla Valley Crematory, 555 West Amador, Las Cruces, NM.
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MONTOYA -- Herman Montoya, son of Juanito and Emerenciana Montoya was born June 24, 1919 in Magdalena, New Mexico. Herman was welcomed into the hands of the Lord on Holy Saturday, April 10, 2004 in the company of his loving family. Erlinda his wife of 57 years and by his three children, his son Herman F. Montoya and Rose Garcia; his daughters, Gloria Sanchez and husband John and Roseann Apodaca and husband Ralph. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren, Denise Kean and husband Jack, Adam Montoya and wife Jennie, Charlotte Willis and husband, Rob, Amy Sanchez and fiance, Joe Fonseca, Lilliana Sanchez, Lisa Sanchez, Christopher Apodaca, Aaron Apodaca, Tiffany Apodaca, Brittany Apodaca, Amber Apodaca and Cameron Apodaca; his great grandchildren, Jacob Kean, Jonathan Kean, Jason Kean, Jordan Kean, Haley Montoya, Andrew Willis, Josh Willis, Alyssa Willis and his only living family member, Francis Castillo of Magdalena, New Mexico. After graduating from high school, Herman worked in Magdalena at McDonald General Mercantile. He then served in World War II in the Signal Core in the European theater, North Africa and Germany where he also proudly altar served mass every Sunday. While in the military he was one of the few chosen American soldiers to march in the victory parade which was attended by President Harry Truman and Winston Churchill and other allied leaders. At the end of the war he returned to Magdalena as an assayer in the Kelly Mines. He met his future wife Erlinda Lovato who he wed on November 27, 1946. They later settled in Albuquerque were he was a Safeway employee and community leader for 35 years of which 25 years were as a Safeway store manager at various stores in Albuquerque. He and Erlinda built their own home and raised their three children. He was a long time member of St. Anne's Catholic Church. In his spare time he enjoyed carpentry which included building furniture for his home, for family and friends. Upon his retirement he and Erlinda enjoyed spending time together and visiting their children and grandchildren. During those visits Herman enjoyed telling the stories of his life, reminiscing about good times and telling about his time spent in World War II. He kept the family history alive with his stories. Herman was a very proud, family centered man who was a devout Catholic. Herman will be greatly missed by his loving family and the community. Visitations will be held on Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. A rosary will be recited on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. also at St. Anne Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Pallbearers will be Adam Montoya, Jack Kean, Christopher Apodaca, Aaron Apodaca, Joe Fonseca and Jacob Kean. Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathan Kean and Andrew Kean. Services are in the care of: GARCIA MORTUARY 717 Stover Ave. SW 243-5222
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MOYA -- Ida Moya died Sunday, April 11, 2004 in Albuquerque at the age of 89. Mrs. Moya is survived by her children, Ephraim Moya and wife, Mary of Los Angeles, CA, Lou Moya of Albuquerque, and Benjamin Moya and wife, Beverly Silva of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Chris Moya, Cynde Moya, Wes McCoy, Russ McCoy, Joanne McCoy, Julie McCoy, Marcella Moya-Albee and Anthony Moya; and great-grandchildren, Jettus Memmer, Amy McCoy, Andrew McCoy, Jazlyn McCoy-Loose, Stephani McCoy and Jenny Moya. Visitation for Mrs. Moya will be held on Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at El Buen Samaritano United Methodist Church, 700 Granite NW. Services will be officiated by Pastor Jesus Bermudez. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Chris Moya, Wes McCoy, Russ McCoy, Anthony Moya, Jettus Memmer and Andrew McCoy. Arrangements by: Salazar and Sons Mortuary 400 Third St. SW 247-4124
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PEREA -- Juan "Junior" Perea, 23, went home to be with the Lord on April 4, 2004. He was born on August 14, 1980 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Garcia Mortuary. Interment will follow at the San Jose de Armijo Cemetery. Services are in the care of: GARCIA MORTUARY 717 Stover Ave. SW 243-5222
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