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Lewis -- Basil Jackson Lewis, 59, of Los Alamos, died Friday, February 11, 2000, at his home in White Rock from complications of lung cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Basil Lewis in 1976. Mr. Lewis was born July 13, 1940 in Wayne, West Virginia, the son of Basil and Fannie Lewis. he was raised and schooled in Wayne, WV, where he graduated from Buffalo High School. He and Margery Brown were married in Lancaster, MA on November 7, 1964. As a young child, he suffered from polio. Overcoming these odds, following his graduation from high school, he served in the U.S. Navy, where he earned the rate of Machinists Mate Second Class. Following his discharge he worked for Digital Equipment Corp. in Maynard, MA, and in 1978, he began work as Los Alamos National Laboratory as a prototype machinist. He was presently employed at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He was a skillful wood worker and enjoyed producing furniture and dulcimers for his family. He was an active member of the Los Alamos Sportsmen's Club. He is survived by his wife, Margery Lewis of Los Alamos; son, Christopher Lewis of Albuquerque; daughter, Jennifer Olsen and husband, Christopher of Jemez Springs; his mother, Fannie Jones and husband, William of Chesapeake, OH; brothers, Sam Lewis and wife, Robin of Santa Fe, TX and Paul Lewis of Hungtingon, WV; his sister, Pauline Crabtree and husband, Curt of Huntington, WV and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial service will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos. Burial services will take place at the Mt. Vernon-Smith Cemetery in Wayne, W. Virginia later this week. Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 839 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa, Santa Fe, 984-8600. www.berardinelli-mortuary.com
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Loken -- Ralph E. Loken, age 89, a lifetime resident, died Saturday. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha in 1988. Survivors include daughter, Harriet Gerding and and husband, Bob of Albuquerque; granddaughter, Laura Morris and husband, Flint of Albuquerque; grandsons, Michael Gerding of Denver, CO, Patrick Gerding of Seattle, WA; great-grandson, J.T. Morris, freshman at Vanderbilt University; great-granddaughter, Melanie Morris of Albuquerque; brother, Arnold Loken and wife, Beth of Denver, CO. Mr. Loken was a retired executive of the Public Service Company of New Mexico, former Albuquerque City Commissioner, Chairman of the Environmental Planning Commission, recipient of the New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award, and Senior Citizens Hall of Fame from the Senior Foundation 1996. As everyone knows, Ralph supported many, many charities. In lieu of flowers, please support the charity of your choice. Mr. Loken will lie in state Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at the funeral home. Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, 318 Silver SE. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery with William Keleher, Chris Barker, Keith Barker, Breck Glascock, John Ackerman, John Bundrant, Rocke Loken, Greg Loken serving as casketbearers. Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors, 3113 Carlisle NE, are in charge of arrangements.
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Lopez -- Mary Tomasita Lopez passed away in a local hospital on Sunday, February 13, 2000. Mary, with her twin brother, Tomas were born to Benito and Pablita Velarde in San Marcial, NM on October 23, 1910. She moved to Albuquerque with her husband, Ray Lopez in September, 1929. Mary is survived by her beloved son, Ray Lopez Jr. and wife, JoAnn; five daughters, Michele Padilla and husband, Bill, Pauline Pate and husband, Jay, Helen Armijo and husband, Richard, Hazel Jean Riggs of Pueblo, CO and Nancy Faherty and husband, Jim; daughter-in-law, Josie Lopez; son-in-law, Jose Sandoval; brother, Lawrence and wife, Dolores of El Monte, CA; sister-in-law, Concha Velarde of Albuquerque; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymundo; three sons, Pedro, Ned and Ben Lopez; grandsons, Richard Armijo Jr. and Brian Padilla; son-in-law, Bill Riggs; sister, Genevive Garcia; and brother, Florian Velarde. Mary had lived with her daughter, Pauline and husband, Jay since the death of her beloved son, Ben. Her little hands were always busy embroidering for her family. She devoted her life to her family and was a wonderful mother. Mary was kind and gentle, and loved by many. She will be greatly missed, yet never forgotten. Rosary will be recited Tuesday, 5:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE, with Josie Lopez reciting. Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 4020 Lomas Blvd. NE. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Darlene Lopez, Orlando Sandoval, Brian Delillo, John Padilla, Richard Armijo, Jason Riggs and Sean Faherty. Friends may visit French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. until Rosary.
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Love -- Kathleen (Kay) Love passed away February 11, 2000. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, W.O. (Bill) Love of Albuquerque. Kay was a Past Matron of Desert Rose #70, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of Temple #74, Daughters of the Nile. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. Special thanks go to the staff of The Cottage. Donations in Kay's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Research, 1330 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Sunrise Society is serving the family of Mrs. Love, (891-8200).
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Lucero -- Final visitation for Ms. Erlinda Lucero will be Tuesday morning in the Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Bernalillo, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd. SW, in charge of the arrangements.
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Pendleton -- George Edwin"Ladd" Pendleton Sr., 82, of Reserve, NM, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2000 from injuries received in an auto accident in Mexico. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be conducted at Gray Ranch Headquarters, 36 miles south of Animas, NM, 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 19, 2000 with Brother Bill Trafton and Brother Ben Johnson officiating. Mr. Pendleton was born August 13, 1917 in Douglas, AZ. He was the son of Tom Pendleton and Eva Bass Pendleton-Henderson. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Gray-Pendleton of Silver City; his son, George Pendleton Jr. of Tucumcari; his daughters, Jewell Eva Gardner and her husband, Jeremy of El Paso, TX, Betty Sue MacKenzie of Tucson, AZ; and his daughter-in-law, Judy Pendleton of Mesa, AZ; his grandchildren, Kas Kemp and her husband, Guido, Lynn Bagwell and her husband, Eddie, Steve Pendleton, Travis Pendleton, Missy Udall and her husband, Sterling, and Jean Marie Gardner; his great-grandchildren, Madeline and Meredith Kemp, Hayden, Samuel and Sadie Udall; and one niece, Dianne Hervey-Rudy. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Hazel Hervey; and one son, Tom M. Pendleton. Mr. Pendleton was killed instantly in an automobile accident near Santa Ana, Mexico when the motorhome he was driving lost a front wheel causing the loss of control. He was pursuing his dream--traveling in his beloved country of Mexico. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital, c/o Mr. Bill Frasier, Treasurer, Box 8, Bayard, NM 88023.
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Perez -- The family of Mr. Valentino Perez wishes to thank all their relatives and friends who were in attendance of the Rosary and Funeral Services for Mr. Perez. They would also like to express their gratitude for all the love, care and compassion that has been shown to them. Arrangements by the Salazar and Sons Mortuary, 400 Third St. SW.
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Phillips -- Donald D. Phillips Sr., age 85, died Friday, February 11, 2000, in St. Louis, Missouri, after a lingering illness following a stroke in November. He was at peace with God and the previous Sunday had celebrated a late Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by his family. Don had lived in Los Alamos from 1947 to 1994 and then had made his home in Albuquerque. Beloved husband of the late Anne Notley Phillips; dear father of son, D. Davis Phillips Jr. of Austin, TX; and daughter, Elizabeth Phillips Dee of St. Louis, MO; grandfather of Lois E. Phillips and Meaghan A. Dee; father-in-law of Katherine Newberry Phillips and of Thomas M. Dee. In memory of our dear uncle, great-uncle, brother-in-law, cousin and good friend. A Memorial service will be held at Trinity-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church in Los Alamos on Wednesday, February 16 at 12:00 noon. Memorial may be made to Trinity-on-the-Hill Episcopal Church, 3900 Trinity Dr., Los Alamos, NM 87544 or to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 1399 Luisa, Santa Fe, 984-8600. www.berardinelli-mortuary.com
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Plunkett -- Virginia F. Plunkett"Ginny" died Friday, February 11, 2000 at her home in Albuquerque. She is survived by her son, Stanley Yost of Las Vegas, NV; daughters, Barbara Doughtery, Donna Testerman, Judy Elliott and Vickie Schulz, all of Albuquerque; sister, Marlene Cunningham of Jacksonville, IL; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and her companion, Mr. Stacey Zimmer. Ginny was preceded in death by her husband, Rodney J. Plunkett; and daughters, Shirley A. Wreath and Shelley L. Pennington. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2000 at Aspen Funeral Alternatives Chapel, 1935 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE at 4:00 p.m. Virginia loved flowers, and we ask that flowers be sent to Aspen Funeral Alternatives, Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., so that the family may enjoy them for Ginny's service. Arrangements by Aspen Funeral Alternatives, 1935 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE, (323-9000).
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Quintana -- Everett D. Quintana Sr., a resident of Albuquerque for 38 years, born on October 27, 1939 in Tucumcari, NM, passed away Friday morning, February 11, 2000, after a breathing disorder and a brief fight with cancer. Everett is survived by his wife of 41 years, Susan Quintana of Albuquerque; sons, Everett Jr., Mark, Tommy McHugh and his wife, Terri; daughters, Elouise Zamora and her husband, Oliver, Annette Aragon, Donna Montoya, Jeanne Duran and her husband, Tony; grandsons, Johnny Aragon Jr., Phillip Montoya, Jacob Quintana, T.J. McHugh; granddaughters, Naomi Montoya, Amber Quintana, Andrea Duran, Adriana Quintana; and numerous nephews and nieces. Everett is also survived by many loving family members and friends whose lives were deeply touched by having known him. Everett enjoyed being with his family and friends, and will be missed by all. He served in the United States Marine Corp. and has requested to be buried in Tucumcari, NM. Funeral arrangements will be handled by Dunn's Memorial Chapel, 115 S. 3rd, Tucumcari, NM, and where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 14, 2000. Services and burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church on Tuesday, February 15, 2000. There will be memorial services in Albuquerque at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church on Saturday, February 19, 2000 at 9:00 a.m. with Father Domingo Gumpal, MS, celebrating.
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