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OLGUIN, FLORENCIO passed away peacefully at his home, at the age of 73, with his wife, son and daughter by his side. He was resident of Albuquerque, NM. Florencio was born on December 2, 1938 to Jesus Olguin and Maria Marquez Olguin in Milagro, NM. Florencio passed away on November 5, 2012. Florencio was an honorable and humble man. He was drafted into the Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a licensed barber turned into a professional boxer, known as the "Boxing Barber"and from boxing he went into the Bernalillo county Sheriff Department as a Sheriff 's Deputy, promoted to a Sergeant and retired as a Lieutenant. All who knew Florencio were affected by his love and honesty. Florencio will be missed, but Jesus and all of Heaven is rejoicing to have such a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend amongst them. He is preceded in death by his parents Jesus Olguin and Maria Marquez Olguin, his sisters Caroline Olguin and Reyes Maez and his brothers Antonio and Joey Olguin, his Father-in-Law Amadeo Tenorio Sr., Mother-in-Law Clara Tenorio, Brother-in-Law Amadeo Tenorio Jr., and Sister-in-Law Dulce Maestas Tenorio.. He is survived by his loving wife Agnes Olguin, their Son Florencio and his wife Lorraine with their children Megan and Erica Olguin their Daughter Juliet and her husband Ray and their children Raymond and Jarett Casalduc. Brothers Earnest wife Cathy, Filemon wife Nancy, Phillip, Frank, Johnny wife Erma, Jesus Jr., and Michael. Sisters Becky husband Sunny, Veronica and Marylou and Sister-in-Law Ollie Condit. Florencio loved Jesus, life, his family and his friends. A rosary will be recited at Queen of Heaven, 5311 Phoenix Ave NE at 9:30am on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am. Inurnment will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:15 pm. Eulogies by Filemon Olguin and Juliet Casalduc. Pallbearers will be Earnest, Filemon, Philip and Michael Olguin. Honorary Pallbearers: Frank, Johnny, Jesus Olguin, Jr. and Patty Tenorio. Condolences and memories may be sent to www.danielsfuneral.com Florencio's care has been entrusted to Daniels Family Funeral Services 3113 Carlisle Blvd. NE Albuquerque, N.M. 87110 505-884-1188
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ORONA, ERNEST JOSEPH Ernest was born in La Constancia, NM on October 5, 1942. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Tome, NM until 1961, when he moved to the Thomas Aquinas Newman Center at the University of New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Baca Orona and Maria Melinda Orona of La Constancia; and his brother, Tony Orona of Albuquerque. In 1962, he joined Peace Corps Colombia III and was assigned to work in Community Development in Bogota, Colombia, as well as the Laubach Literacy Foundation throughout the country. In 1968, he received a BA in Latin American Affairs at the University of New Mexico. Upon return from the Peace Corps Service, he married his beloved wife, Margaret Guinan Orona in De Witt, Iowa on August 22, 1964. They had two daughters, Mary Melinda Orona (1965) and Marie-Jeanne "Shani" Orona (1968). Ernest is survived by his loving brothers and sisters, Margaret (Amarante) Zamora of La Constancia, Tom (Drucilla) Orona, Raymond (Joyce Murdoch) Orona, of Placitas, NM, Lou (Walter) Reed, of Chandler, Arizona, Ana Lourdes (Don) Dean of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque and Joe Orona and Raece Johnson of Albuquerque. Ernest was a commercial real estate broker and a member of CARNM and the Albuquerque Board of Realtors. For years he was a building contractor, having built the apartment houses La Reine Marguerite, La Contessa and other smaller housing projects. Rosary will be recited on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6:00 pm at the Immaculate Conception Parish in Tome. Refreshments will be served at the home of Margaret Zamora following the Rosary. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:00 am at the Aquinas Newman Center, UNM Campus. Interment will follow at a later date in De Witt, Iowa. Please visit our online guestbook for Ernest at www.FrenchFunerals.com. FRENCH - University 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333
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ORTIZ, IGNACIO Ignacio Bravo Ortiz, Jr. WWII Veteran, Purple Heart and Medal of Honor Recipient, passed away in his daughters arm's on November 6, 2012. He is survived by his three children; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and long time friend, Keith Walker. Ignacio retired from Sandia National Labs after 27 years of service. Ignacio's daughter, Cecilia Michelle Marie was his caregiver and companion for the last 10 years. She was always right by his side to make sure that he got the care and love that he deserved. Private family services will be held. FRENCH 9300 Golf Course Rd NW 505-897-0300
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OSTREM , MARY CATHERINE AKA: Nanna Num-Num, passed away on her birthday November 8th, 2012 at the age of 84 in her home in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. In August, 2012 she had been given three months to live and lived for 15 months despite her diagnosis with an abdominal aortic aneurism. She received excellent care from her Presbyterian Hospice team: Dr. Saltzman, her nurses: Becky and Liz, her chaplain: Janet, her social worker: Kate and her home health aids: Lori and Sandy, they enabled her to stay in her home with her cat, Isabella. Cathie was born on November 8th, 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to her parents Madeline Wagner (Rollit) Harman and Charles Manning Rollit. She grew up in Minnesota, attended St. Mary's Hall, moved to California, attended L.A. High and graduated from Marlborough School for Girls. She was married to William Anthony Barber and had a son, Steven. She was married to Clifford Ostrem and had two daughters, Kristen and Katie. She went to nursing school at St. Luke's School of Nursing and went back to finish her nursing studies at Santa Rosa Junior College in her 50s. She worked as a licensed vocational nurse in San Rafael, California for the Dominican sisters at Lourdes Infirmary and in Sebastopol, California at Apple Valley nursing home. She actively worked in nursing until she retired at the age of 73. After retirement, she volunteered taking blood pressures at the Meadowlark senior center. Her proudest moments: She loved her three children, was a proud grandmother of Elsa and Odin, she was an accomplished artist, volunteered as a 4-H leader for many years running horse shows and coordinating 4 day overnight horse camping trips. She enjoyed playing bridge with her girlfriends, working on her artwork and reading many books. She was eager to get to early voting this year and celebrated at El Pinto restaurant on Tuesday. In the last 15 months she enjoyed traveling to Colorado for her brother in law's wedding, California for her daughter's wedding reception, Washington D.C. to visit the monuments and back to California to see the beach, visit family and friends. She had her passport ready to go for the next opportunity to travel. She requested a celebration of her life at El Pinto Restaurant 10500 4th Street, ABQ on Thursday 11/15/2012 at 3:00pm. Donations can be made to the Animal Humane Association. She is survived by her family: Clifford Ostrem of Sebastopol, California, Steven Carter Barber Harman of Alameda, California, Kristen Ostrem-Niemcewicz and Stefan Niemcewicz of Edgewood New Mexico and Katie Ostrem-McKeown, Brady McKeown, Elsa McKeown and Odin McKeown of Corrales, New Mexico. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-892-9920
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PETRILLO, MICHAEL C. age 59, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2012. He was born in Camden, NJ on July 13, 1953. He resided in the Albuquerque, NM area for the past 11 years. He was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and faithfully served in the public ministry work for the past 28 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anna and Michael Petrillo. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Petrillo of Rio Rancho, NM; sister, Susan Loveland, Redondo Beach, CA; brother Steven Petrillo, Pennsauken, NJ; and uncle Tony Fiore, Blackwood, NJ. Per the family's wishes, a private memorial service was held. Please visit the on-line guest register for Michael Petrillo @ www.riversidefunerals.com
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PETTY, MILDRED E. (MILLIE) Age 93, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2012 in Albq., NM. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl "Dude" Petty and parents Fred and Julia Rogers; brothers, William (Ellen), John; sisters, Irene, Margaret (Carl). She is survived by daughter, Patti Howe; grandchildren Julie (Kenny), Bobby (Thuy), Koni Daffara and seven great-grandchildren, all from San Diego. Also, many wonderful friends and relatives in Columbus, Ohio, San Diego and Albuquerque. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 26, 1918. Widely known for her extraordinary needlework, European Christmas Cookies, jams and jellies (the Jelly Lady). An avid bridge and scrabble player. Remembered fondly for her words of wisdom and positive attitude which helped her maintain a long and healthy life. There will be a Celebration of Life at Greenbriar Townhouses Community Room, 1212 Nakomis Dr NE, Albq, on Saturday, November 17th, 2012 between 2-4pm. For directions please call Patti @ 340-4407.
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REIDY, CANDACE COSTIGAN age 64 died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on November 5, 2012 in Albuquerque, N. M. Candy had a year long struggle with cancer and prepared bravely for this journey. Candy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on January 17, 1948. She was preceded in death by her father John F. Costigan and mother Mary Patricia Meyer Dalton, and brother Jim "Beaner" Dalton. Her sisters are Cathy Costigan Christians and Kelly Costigan Smith, and brother Doug "Skip" Dalton. Candy moved to Albuquerque in 1958 and attended Wilson Junior High School and Highland High School. She was married to the late John Timothy Reidy and had two children; a daughter Pammela Lynn Reidy Wynn and a son Carl Bateman. She had a son Matthew Meyer Medina from her marriage to Charles "Rocky" Medina. She has nine wonderful grandchildren. Candy worked for many years in the real estate and property management business. Her final years were in the home care business aiding the elderly. Candy attended Risen Savior Catholic Church and loved God dearly. Services will be held on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm at Daniels Funeral Chapel, 7601 Wyoming NE (the corner of San Francisco and Wyoming). A reception will follow there also. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to: Animal Humane N.M., 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
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ROBLE, CATHERINE ELIZABETH Age 31, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Cathy was born on November 16, 1980 to Richard and Betty (Sterling) Roble of Rio Rancho, NM. She was an outgoing and very smart young lady. She began dancing at a very early age and soon began earning medals for her outstanding performances. Cathy was, also a cheerleader for Cibola High School. Cathy was preceded in death by her sister, Brenda Sexton; grandparents, Frank and Frieda Roble, and Harvey Sterling. She is survived by her parents, Richard and Betty Roble, of Rio Rancho, NM; children, Andrew Roble, Vivian Tortorici, Tiffany Tortorici, and Nicholette Roble, all of Rio Rancho, NM; brothers, Jack Smith and wife, Cris, Tony Roble and wife, Angelique, and Steve Roble and wife, Amy; grandmother, Dorothy Sterling; nieces and nephews, John Thomas, Madison Thomas, Dominic Roble, Brittanie Roble, Bethany Roble, Jayme Roble and Billy Torres; and many, many friends who mourn her passing. Viewing and Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM with the Funeral Service beginning at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Daniels Family Funeral Services - Sara Chapel, 4310 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho, NM. Donations to help Cathy's family has been established at www.giveforward.com/cathyroble. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-892-9920
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RONQUILLO, MELVIN His family would like to thank all of those who have helped and supported them through their difficult time. Please visit Melvin's online register book at www.salazarandsonsmortuary.com Salazar & Sons Mortuary 400 3rd street SW Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 247-4124
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RUSSELL, ROSEMARY was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to parents Christy Russell and Rose McTighe Russell, she grew up with four younger sisters: Suzanne (Stanley), Rita (Raskob), Sally (Gerwe) and Christie (Lloyd), two of whom (Rita and Sally) predeceased her. Their children, her manifold nieces and nephews, were dear to her always. After graduating from Wellesley College and working for several years in New York, she moved to Albuquerque, studied and traveled on occasion. She was richly talented artistically. She was grateful for her wonderful family and the scores of friends she found, treasured and kept throughout her life, including her baby sculptees, three little sisters in Albuquerque. She was particularly grateful for her nephew Chuck, who was a loyal and selfless assistant for many decades. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held at a date yet to be determined.
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