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Salazar -- Manuelita"Mable" Salazar, 85, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 16, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Salazar. She is survived by her five children and their spouses, Priscilla and Robert Dillon, Bertha and Tom Garcia, JoAnn and John Clark, Joe A. and Elizabeth Salazar and Felix Salazar; and her brother, Jose Archuleta and wife, Mary. She was a grandmother to 14 grandchildren, a great-grandmother of 20, and also had eight great great grandchildren. She also had numerous nieces and nephews. Mable will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Rosary will be recited Monday, April 21, 2003, at 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel. Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at 11:30 a.m., at Risen Savior Catholic Community, 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with Father Richard Olona, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Clark, Tom Garcia, Jr., Junior Velasquez, Louie Garcia, Frankie Archuleta and Erwin Archuleta. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, Monday, April 21, 2003, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE 823-9400
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Sanchez -- Tom B. Sanchez Died at his home Friday at the age of 59. He is survived by his wife Lucille Sanchez; 1 son Michael Sanchez; 1 daughter Bridget Sanchez; 1 sister Margaret Blando and husband Alfredo; 4 sister in laws 1 aunt and many nieces and nephews. A rosary will be recited Monday at 7:00 PM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 1:00 PM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mt Calvary Cemetery. Funeral services entrusted to the Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 3Rd St SW.
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Sheppard -- IN LOVING MEMORY OF CEDRIC DWAYNE SHEPPARD NOVEMBER 4, 1934 - APRIL 18, 1992 DEEPLY LOVED AND GREATLY MISSED His Family
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Smith -- Hastings A. Smith, 59, died Thursday, April 17, 2003 at Los Alamos Medical Center after a brief cardiac illness. He was born in Frankfort, Kentucky, to Hastings A. Smith, Sr., and Elizabeth Rogers Smith on April 20, 1943. After spending his school years in Indianapolis, Indiana, he attended Purdue University to pursue his undergraduate degree and Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics. While attending Purdue he met and married his wife Edith Elaine Marker. Following a postdoctorate at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory's Omega Site, he joined the Physics Faculty at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. In 1978 he returned to Los Alamos to work in Nuclear Safeguards and Nonproliferation programs. Most recently, he was a frequent traveler to Russia and was the Project Leader for Russian Nuclear Programs at LANL. Hastings has been active in amateur vocal music all of his life, in light opera as well as other choral groups, including the Purdue University Varsity Glee Club during his undergraduate and graduate days. He joined the Sangre de Cristo Chorale after returning to New Mexico. One of his greatest joys was singing in the Chorale, and he was their business manager since 1983. Hastings is survived by his wife of 37 years, Elaine Marker; his eldest son, Christopher Hastings and wife, Natalie Kay of Los Alamos; his daughter, Angela Lynn Morris and husband, Mark Wayne Morris and their children, Jackson Timothy and Madeline Elizabeth of Albuquerque; and youngest son, Timothy Robert of Albuquerque. He is also survived by his mother, Elizabeth Rogers Smith of Longboat Key Florida; and his brother, Robert Tarleton Smith and wife, Carrie Walters Smith of Houston; and their two sons, Tarleton Smith and Steven Smith and their wives, living in Dallas, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday April 22, 2003 at First United Methodist Church of Los Alamos. A reception will follow the service in Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Sangre de Cristo Chorale, 100 Venado, Los Alamos, NM 87544. McGee Memorial Chapel Mortuary 1320 Luisa Street 983-9151
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Smith -- Collin Smith-Levin, a student at UNM, Albuquerque, died suddenly in an auto accident, April 17th, 2003. He was 22. No one who knew Collin will forget him. He was a bright, shining light and will be truly missed. He is survived by his twin brother Aaron, his father and stepmother, David Levin and Margret Lenarz, and his mother, Gayle Smith. Memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 22nd, 3PM, at the home of Rufus Cohen and Suzanne Sbarge. 229 Riverside Dr. SW, Albuquerque. Service will be held Tuesday, April 22nd, at 3PM at Rufus Cohen and Suzanne Sbarge's home in Albuquerque. We're planning a simple occasion with friends and loved ones celebrating Collin's life through stories and photos. Bring your memories and share as you wish. Food: Basics and beverages will be provided. Otherwise, it's pot luck for those who wish to bring something. Directions: I-25 South to Cesar Chavez exit. West (right) on Cesar Chavez across RR tracks and river to La Vega. (1st left past the river.) Take another immediate left on Riverside Dr SW. Approximately 1/2 mile to: 229 Riverside Dr. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105, 505-877-8310
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Sprunk -- Joe"Tommy" Sprunk Sr., 65, a lifetime resident of Albuquerque, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2003. Mr. Sprunk is survived by his wife Mabel, the love of his life for the past 47 years; sons, Ric Sprunk and wife Linda, Joe Sprunk Jr., and wife Michelle, Michael Sprunk and Linda, James Sprunk and wife Tanya, Martin Sprunk and wife Nicole; and daughter, Denise Altamirano and husband Donald, all of Albuquerque. Tommy was also survived by 28 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Opal Garcia and Lucille Carrillo. Tommy was born to Joe and Josefita Sprunk in Albuquerque on March 4, 1938. Tommy served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Hancock during the Korean Conflict; and worked in the trucking industry for over 44 years, retiring from Albuquerque Moving & Storage in January of this year. Tommy loved spending time with his wife and family, camping, fishing and an occasional trip to the casino. Rosary will be recited Monday, 7:00 p.m., at Santuario De San Martin Catholic Church, 8321 Camino San Martin SW, with brother A.J. San Francesco reciting. Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., at Santuario De San Martin Catholic Church, with Father James Vance, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul NE. Pallbearers will be his sons, Ric, Joe, Mike, James, Martin and Donald. Honorary pallbearers will be Wilferd Sprunk, Richard Sprunk Jr., Joseph Sprunk Jr., Dominic Altamirano and Anthony Sedillo. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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Thurman -- CINDY THURMAN, 46, PASSED AWAY ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2003. CINDY WAS BORN ON MAY 10, 1956 AND WAS RAISED IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM. SHE GRADUATED FROM ELDORADO HIGH SCHOOL, AND FURTHER STUDIES LED HER TO NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY IN LAS CRUCES, NM, WHERE SHE RECEIVED BS AND MS DEGREES IN EDUCATION. SHE WORKED IN SPECIAL EDUCATION ALL OF HER ADULT LIFE AND WAS CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY THE GADSDEN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AS A CURRICULUM SPECIALIST. CINDY WAS AN EXERCISE ENTHUSIAST WHO ENJOYED DANCING, HIKING, SWIMMING, SKIING, YOGA, PILATES, AND TENNIS. SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL PERSON WHOSE LOVE OF LIFE WAS CONTAGIOUS. HER CHILDREN WERE HER INSPIRATION. SHE LEAVES A VOID IN THE LIVES OF THOSE WHO KNEW AND LOVED HER. SHE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. CINDY IS SURVIVED BY HER PARENTS, CONNIE AND DON LYON, HER CHILDREN, AMANI, VANESSA, AND JASON, AND HER DEVOTED FRIEND STEVE CONE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER FATHER DEAN THURMAN AND HER SISTER DIANA PILEGRENE. CINDY IS ALSO SURVIVED BY HER AUNT JANET HULL, HER COUSIN SHARON JENSEN AND HUSBAND LEE AND DAUGHTER CYNTHIA, HER NEPHEW BRIAN PILEGRENE, AND MANY OTHER RELATIVES. SERVICES WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2003, AT 10:00 A.M. AT MARTIN FUNERAL HOME WEST, 128 N. RESLER DR., WITH PASTOR TERRY GRAY OF CALVARY CHAPEL OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WILL BE AT MEMORY GARDENS OF THE VALLEY FOLLOWING THE SERVICE. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, A MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED IN HER NAME AT CALVARY CHAPEL OF SUN CITY, P.O. BOX 13630, EL PASO, TX 79913, MARKED"CINDY."
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Trujillo -- Emilia Bernal Trujillo, born October 8,1915, in Elephant Butte NM, and a life-long resident of Albuquerque, NM, has risen with the Lord on April 14, 2003 .She joins her husband, Celestino; her brothers, Fidel, Louie and Billy Bernal; her sister, Mary Sanchez; and, special niece, Viola Archibeque. She is survived by her son, Joseph; daughters, Chris Candelaria and husband, Pete, Mary Lou Baca and husband, Jesse; brother, Jesse Bernal and wife, Josie; sisters; Lollie Salinas and husband, Julian, Gloria Noriega and Audrey Guerra. Grandchildren include; Tommy Lopez, her special nurse, Reina Baca, Tina Bustos and husband, Ben, and Tom Candelaria. Step-grandchildren; Christopher Baca and wife Staci, Pete Luis Candelaria and wife, Laurie and Yvette Padilla. Great-grandchilren are; Angelica Lopez and the"love of her life" Christopher Bustos. She also leaves numerous loving nieces and nephews. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, always had a smile for everyone, and loved this time of the year. Rosary will be recited on Sunday, April 20, 2003, 7:00 p.m, at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE. Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 21, 2003, 10:00 a.m., at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 1818 Coal Pl. SE, with Father Bob Chablot, CelebrantInterment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Pallbearers will be Pete Candelaria, Tom Candelaria, Ben Bustos, Christopher Baca, Amado Trujillo and Fidel Bernal. Friends my visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Sunday, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Vaya Con Dios, Madrecita" French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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Valles -- SSGT. Joe Valles Sr. United States Marine Corps. On April 17, 2003, In memory. Our daddy, Joe Valles Sr., passed away, he was 67 years old. Dad served in the United States Marine Corps for 14 years. He served two terms in Vietnam, and was Honorably discharged in 1968. Our dad was a proud man and a good man. He served his country proudly without reservation. We love our dad very very much and we will miss him dearly. Joe is survived by his sons Joe Valles Jr. and wife Frances, Daniel Valles, Raymond Valles, Christopher Valles and ex-wife Helen Valles; five brothers; three sisters; six grandchildren; one great grandchild and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces. Viewing and services will be held at Queen of Heaven Parish, 5311 Phoenix NE., (San Mateo and Menaul). A viewing will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2003, followed by the rosary, and concluded with the Mass of Christian Burial. At 1:00 p.m., our dad will be laid to rest with full military honors in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Following the burial, a reception will be held at Queen of Heaven Parish Hall from 3:00pm to 4:30pm. Standing flower pieces can be send to Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th St. NW. Albuq. 505-343-8008, in charge of arrangements.
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Vorhies -- IN LOVING MEMORY A DOUBLE MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD FORCHARLOTTE E. VORHIES July 26, 1913 - March 14, 2003 AND MARJORIE A. VORHIES March 14, 1937 - March 27, 2003 MOTHER & DAUGHTERServices will be held on April 26, 2003 at 2:30 p.m. at the residence located at 2320 LaVista Ct NW, 87120. Mom and Grandma you'll be truly missed, We LOVE you! Don, Vicki, Leslie & Lori and all five grandkids. Hugs & Kisses! 507-1758.
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