Daily Obituaries:

Today's Obituaries:

Recent Deaths in the News:

Profiles:

 

........................................................................................................................................................................................

Newest Obituaries

BENAVIDEZ -- Jonathan Benavidez, "Red", 32. Our loving son, brother, father and dear friend born July 24, 1971 passed away on May 9, 2004. Services will be held on May 14, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at Toadlena Cemetery. Donations greatly appreciated, 468 59th St. Albuquerque, NM 87121. 836-2438, 831-0666.
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

BLOUNT -- Helen Blount, July 30, 1923 - May 8, 2004. Long term resident of the ghost town of Bland, NM, loved and now missed by so many. She is survived by her children, John L. Helmer, Kathy Ulrich, D.C. and Alley C. Helmer; her grandchildren, Louise Hackney, Jordan Helmer, Paul Prock III, Kresha Allen; and her great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Justin Hurst, Zeena Helmer, Jarred Allen and Danielle Prock. Helen Blunt had retired after 17 years of employment at Sears and Roebuck and became the sole continuous resident of the ghost town of Bland, where she had grown up and where she lived her last 25 years. Her friends from many walks of life will gather for a final picnic in her memory at the Exchange Hotel in the ghost town of Bland, in Bland Canyon, NM from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 15, 2004. Last good-byes will occur at 3:45 p.m. at the Bland Township Cemetery, close by. Donations to the Bland Exchange Hotel Restoration Effort will be accepted in Helen's memory by Alley C. Helmer. Contact John Helmer for info (505) 384-1156.
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

BONACORSA -- Philip "Bono" Bonacorsa, 85, died on May 7, 2004. He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Oaks Foxhunt Club in Lakeville, New York, co-owner of the Double "B" Harness Racing Stables in Yonkers, New York, a PHA Ringmaster of Equestrian Events in Long Island, New York, and owner of the Continental Motors in Great Neck, New York. He relocated to New Mexico in 1974 with AMREP to develop Rio Rancho. Later, he worked for Galles Chevrolet. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Bonacorsa; three children Paula Phagan and husband, Dale of Placitas, Donna Calles and Linda Fontaine and husband, Ed, of Albuquerque; brother Joseph Bonacorsa and wife, Mary of New Hyde Park, New York; grandchildren Lauren and David Blackmon, Karen and Steve Taylor, Sam and Marisa Vigil, Ryan Calles, Matthew Byers, Tracy and Michael Loftis, Edward and Cari Fontaine, and Carolyn and Michael Miller. He is also survived by his beloved nieces and nephews. Philip is preceded in death by his son Philip "Tip" Bonacorsa in 2000, his sisters, Natalie Konopacki and Frances Bonacorsa-D'Angelo; and a brother, Michael Bonacorsa. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, May 14 at 10:00 a.m. at the Gates of Heaven Mausoleum Chapel, 7999 Wyoming Blvd. NE. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Risen Savior Statue Fund in Memorial of Philip Bonacorsa, c/o Risen Savior Catholic Church, 7701 Wyoming NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

BROCK -- Harold E. Brock, 74, passed away on Friday, May 7, 2004 at his home in Espanola. He was born on February 4, 1930 in Stafford, Kansas to the late Bryan and Hazel Brock. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Steven Lewis Brock; his parents and his brothers, Lou and Bryan Brock. He attended the University of New Mexico on a football scholarship and graduated in 1952. He was a national champion debater and won many awards for UNM. He was proud to be a Lobo and was a season ticket holder. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Harold was in the car business for over 40 years. In 1969 he opened Harold Brock Chevrolet in Espanola. He sold the dealership in 1982 and was the Fleet Manager for Rio Valley Ford. Harold was very active in the Espanola community as past McCurdy School Board President and Booster, a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Espanola Chamber of Commerce who named him "Man of the Year", and a strong supporter of the 4-H program. He was an accomplished orator and extemporaneous speaker, often being asked to be the Master of Ceremonies at many of our local events. In addition, Harold was a "Grill Master Extraordinaire", an aircraft pilot, an avid boater and water skier, and deep-sea fisherman. He and his wife Joan of 52 years were fortunate to have explored the world on cruise ships. He is survived by his wife, Joan Brock of Espanola; daughters, Janis Brock of Rio Rancho and Sharon Redman and husband David; son, Bryan Brock and fiance all from the Espanola Valley; grandchildren, Stephanie, Melissa and Kevin Redman, Allison, Ashley and Adam Romero; great-granddaughter, Ayana; sister, Marjorie Ingmire of Indiana; brother, Rex Brock of Florida, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.m. Burial to follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with the following serving as pallbearers, Bryan Brock, David Wolf, David Redman, Adam Romero, Kevin Redman and Rex Brock. Honorary pallbearers named are, Stuart Buckingham, C.L. Hunter, Al Salazar, Ray Wolf, Joe Shinn, Ron Mauro, Gene Finch, Rick Trujillo, Duane "Pinky" Lang and Richard Cook. The family of Harold E. Brock has entrusted his funeral arrangements to the DeVargas Funeral Home of the Espanola Valley. Please call their toll free phone number, 1-877-747-3600 for driving directions.
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

CAMPOS -- William "Willie" Campos, age 53, went home to be with the Lord May 9, 2004 after a long illness. He was born June 18,1950 in El Carmen, NM (Mora County). Willie is survived by his parents, Ignacio and Nora Campo; sisters, Pauline and husband, Arthur Duran, Erma and husband, David McDonald; and brother, Benny and wife, Samantha Campos. He had 11 nieces; and 11 nephews; many relatives and friends. Our beloved Willie will be greatly missed. Willie served his country in the Navy for 12 years from 1968 to 1980. A rosary/ viewing will be held Thursday, May 13, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at Direct Cremation and Burial Service, 2919 4th St., NW. Interment will be held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with full military honors at 3:00 p.m.
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

CHAVEZ -- Mrs. Erlinda R. Chavez, 79, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on May 6, 2004. The Lord has come to take Erlinda hand in hand to her final resting place. Mrs. Chavez is survived by her loving children, Mary Helen Vigil and husband, Johnny, Sara Vigil, Patricia Atler and husband, Raymond Montoya, Denise Atler and Peter Chavez Sr. and wife, Doreen; She is also survived by a sister, Toni Perez and husband, Joe, a brother, Felipe Rodriguez and wife, Eileen; a sister in law, Paula Chavez; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends. Mrs. Chavez was blessed with 13 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. She is now resting in peace with her husband, Predicando P. Chavez, a brother, Jesus J. Rodriguez, sisters in law, Viola Rodriguez and Clorinda Garcia and sons in law, Dominic Atler and Floyd Vigil Sr. Mrs. Chavez was a member of the Catholic Church. A visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Santuario de San Martin Catholic Church, 8301 Camino de San Martin SW by Antonio San Francesco. A final visitation will be Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at San Martin Church with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. by Father Vance. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Johnny Vigil Jr., Peter Chavez Jr., David F. Atler, Dennis Atler I I, Robbie Vigil and Donald Atler I I I. Honorary pallbearers will be, Matthew Carabajal, Steven Chavez Jr., Christopher Chavez and Floyd Vigil Jr. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW 243-7861
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

CLARK -- Cindy Lee Clark, November 28, 1951 - May 8, 2004, a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico passed away following an automobile accident. She was a people person who loved life. She enjoyed many outdoor activities. She was an avid gardner, hiker, runner, gourmet cook, reader, and artisan. She belonged to a Tuesday morning cermaic group of friends. She was a church member of Calvary Chapel of Albuquerque. Her and Spooky (her dog) were members of the S.W. Canine Corp of Volunteers, which takes dogs to visit patients in the heart hospital and nursing homes. She is survived by her loving husband, Mike Clark, who she adored; and her daughters, Caren von Roeder, Stephanie Kimey, Lindsay Clark; and her step-son, Ross. She also leaves her father, Bob Beebe; brother, Bruce Beebe; two nephews, Brandon and Brent; her two step-brothers, Chris and Jeff Meloy; and her aunt, Jean. The two apples of her eye were her grandchildren, Alexis and Tyler. Being a grandmother was her life's blessing. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Beebe; and her son, Chris von Roeder. Cindy was a warm, loving, outgoing, lovable, and fun person. She never met a stranger, lived and loved life to its fullest. She was a great wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and bestfriend. There are not enough words to say how much is and will be missed. By request of the family please do not send flowers. Instead donate to the S.W. Canine Corp. of Volunteers in her name. May God Rest Her Soul.
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

COHN -- Edna K. Cohn, 82, a resident of Rio Rancho for the past 18 years, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2004. She came to New Mexico from Levittown, Long Island, NY in 1986. Edna was born March 27, 1922 the daughter of Harry and Ida Zwerling Korman in New York City, NY. She was a lifetime member of Sperry Rand (UNISYS) Stamp and Coin Club; Nassau County, NY Women's Police Auxiliary; was involved in both Boy and Girl Scouting in a leadership role for her children; member of the Jewish Women's War Veterans Auxiliary; Jewish Community Friendship Club; and the Meadowlark Senior Center. Edna was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Sadie; and brothers, Abraham and Nathan. She is survived by her husband, Irving I. Cohn; two children, Eileen Cohn and Joel Cohn; brother, Milton Korman; grandchildren, Aaron and Sara, Debbie and Eddie; great-grandchildren, ThresaDaniella, Justin, and Dylan; and many nieces and nephews. The Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. in the Jewish War Veterans section in Vista Verde Memorial Park, Sara Rd. at Meadowlark Ln., Rio Rancho. It has been suggested that memorial contributions be made in Edna's name to the NM Alzheimers Association, 8100 Mountain Rd. NE, Suite 102, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Arrangements by: Vista Verde Mortuary Rio Rancho, NM 892-9920
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

DIAZ -- Hector L. Diaz, age 49, of Los Lunas entered eternal life Saturday May 8, 2004 at Anna Kaseman Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born December 1, 1954 in El Paso, Texas to Bernie S. and Mary Lopez Diaz. At the time of his death, Mr. Diaz was employed with the Albuquerque Public Schools in the maintenance department. Hector was an avid outdoorsman and fisherman as well as a member of the National Archery Association, Rocky Mountain Elks Association and was an Archery instructor for the Hunter Education. Survivors include is his loving wife, Alice Gandara Diaz of Los Lunas; four sons, Manuel G Torres and wife Aimee of Los Lunas, Narciso G. Torres and wife Lila of Central, Jesse G. Diaz and wife Isela of Los Chavez, and Tony Jaramillo of Arlington, Virginia; one daughter Irene Diaz Martinez and husband Joe, of El Paso, Texas; his parents, Bernie S. and Mary L. Diaz of La Mesa; two brothers, Gilbert L. Diaz and wife Sylvia, and Bernie L. Diaz Jr. and wife Cecilia, all of Las Cruces. Other survivors include five loving grandbabies Keana, Renee, and Narciso Torres Jr., Jazmine and Juztine Diaz, who he spent time teaching them how to fish and camp. Visitation for Mr. Diaz will begin at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2004 in the Chapel of Prayer of Baca's Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz Road where the Prayer Vigil is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. Family and friends will join together to celebrate the Funeral Liturgy at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 14, 2004 in San Jose Catholic Church in La Mesa with Reverend Luis Macias officiating. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in the San Jose Cemetery where he will be laid to rest. Serving as casket bearers will be Narciso G. and Manuel G. Torres, Jesse G., Israel and Bernie Diaz III, and Andrew Nathaniel Madrid. Honorary bearers will be his friends and family members. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces. 527-2222.
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

EIFFERT -- Bernadine F. Bruning Eiffert, 79, a resident of Albuquerque; passed away peacefully in her sleep, Monday, May 10, 2004. Bernadine was born in St. Louis, MO on December 5, 1924. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Art Eiffert; daughter, Michele Aragon and husband, Robert of Cincinnati, OH; son, Dana Eiffert and wife, Carol of Albuquerque; son, Chris of Albuquerque; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. A celebration of her life will be held at the home of Dana and Carol Eiffert on Saturday, May 15, 2004, 2:00 p.m. Interment of cremated remains will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, P.O. Box 96268, Washington, D.C. 20077-7487. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
Left-red    Print Obit   Email-red   Published on: Wed May 12, 2004

Previous page 1 ... 10333 10334 10335 10336 10337 ... 15911 Next page