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ESTRADA, TULIO Tulio Estrada MD, age 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 2000, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 12, 2013. He is survived by his children, Patricia Estrada of New Orleans, LA, Tina Stacy and husband, Mark Stacy of Durham, NC, Dan Estrada and wife, Debbie Estrada of Albuquerque, NM, Vicky Estrada-Bustillo and husband, Juan Bustillo of Albuquerque, NM, and Nancy Moore and husband, Guy Moore of Bacliff, TX; grandchildren, Reuben Druckrey, Bryan and Andrea Stacy, Nicolas Griffin Estrada, Savannah and Julian Bustillo, Katalina and Clayton Crawford and David Moore; & one great-granddaughter, Natalie Keenan. Tulio was the oldest of 10 brothers and sisters. He is survived by brothers, Marino, Alcides, Ruben Dario, and Virgilio Estrada; sisters, Gabriela Hurtado and Luz Elena Estrada; and sister-in-law, Maria Eugenia Estrada Grueso, all of Colombia, South America. He also leaves behind a large extended family in Colombia, and many dear friends throughout the world who are sharing an immense loss with his passing. Dr. Estrada was preceded in death by his beloved wife Carol Griffin Estrada, his parents Dr. Roberto Estrada and Clementina Estrada Angel, his step-mother Gabriela, his brothers Roberto, Fr. Miguel, and Cesar Estrada, and his son-in-law John Druckrey. Tulio was born on September 16, 1927 in Salamina, Colombia, South America, and was an avid scholar throughout his life. He was awarded the Most Distinguished Graduate of all high school students in Bogota at his graduation from Colegio De La Salle. He went on to complete his Medical Degree in Bogota from the National University of Colombia. Dr. Estrada's proudest accomplishments include his efforts as a founding member of the Colombia Psychiatric Society, Faculty Member of the University of Missouri Psychiatry Department, and Director of the Psychiatry Residency Training Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. During his long medical career on two continents he served as a member of the Colombian Medical Federation, American Medical Association, American Association of University Professors, Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, an honorary member of Titus Harris Society, and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. After nearly forty years of service, he retired as a Professor of Psychiatry in 1995. Dr. Estrada will be long remembered for his contribution as an influential and respected physician and mentor. Tulio had numerous interests and hobbies including music, linguistics, politics, history, and discovering the best ethnic restaurants. His greatest pleasure came from his children and grandchildren. After retiring, he enrolled in a one year culinary course. The results provided much enjoyment, and many dish washings for all of the family. Tulio was an aficionado of classical music, and an accomplished violin player. He was a member of the Physician Orchestra in Manizales, Colombia, as well as member of the Symphony Orchestras in Pueblo Colorado and Galveston Texas. In more recent years he took up growing Dahlia's and was often awarded prizes for his entries in the Albuquerque State Fair. Tulio would most like to be remembered for having raised a loving and devoted family with his wife of 55 years, Carol, and being an influential professor and advisor to many Psychiatrists. His family will have fond memories of his infectious laughter, sincere devotion to family, deep affection for his grandchildren, superb cooking, and his love of culture. A Service to honor Dr. Estrada will be held Sunday, February 17, 2013, 11:00 a.m., at FRENCH -Westside with a reception to follow. Viewing will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Should friends desire, memorial contributions can be made to Doctors Without Borders (www.doctorswithoutborders.org and click on the donation tab to contribute; 212-763-5779, 333 Seventh Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 10001) or Catholic Relief Services (www.crf.org and click the donation tab to contribute; 888-277-7575, 228 W. Lexington St., Baltimore, MD, 21201). Please visit our online guest book for Tulio Estrada at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH 9300 Golf Course Rd NW 505-897-0300
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GARDENHIRE, JOE NATHAN passed away in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in his home on February 4, 2013 at the age of 46. He was born on October 30, 1966. Joe was a man that you could rely on and he was always dependable. He was kind, loyal and generous to his friends. He was a man who could forgive and be forgiven. Joe was a quiet man but he had a wonderful sense of humor. One of his passions in life was playing the piano and writing music. Joe is survived by his family who loved him mother, Jacquelin Gibson; sisters, Rhonda Posey, Victoria Fick; aunts, Charlotte Gould, Vanessa Phillips; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his brother, George Vincent Gibson; grandparents, Charles and Richadean Gardenhire; uncles Charles Gardenhire Jr., Richard Gardenhire Sr., and Joseph Gardenhire Sr. A come and go visitation/memorial will be held from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Friday, February 15, 2013 at Salazar & Sons Mortuary. Please visit Joe's online register book at www.salazarandsonsmortuary.com Services entrusted to SALAZAR & SONS MORTUARY 400 3RD St. SW Albuquerque, NM 87102 505-247-4124
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HICKEY, BARBARA LOU Age 77, a resident of Albuquerque, died on Tuesday, February 12, 2013. She is survived by three daughters Karen Hickey Vernon of Albuquerque, NM, June Smith and Alice Ferrari and seven grandchildren. Barbara was a teacher and Librarian and graduated from Northern Illinois University. She resided in Illinois, Florida and New Mexico. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, brother and her husband Donald Hickey. Barbara was a member of Bella Vista Baptist Church. Services will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at FRENCH - Lomas, with Monty Roach officiating. There will be a reception following the services. Memorial contributions can be made to the Barbara Hickey Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo Bank. Please visit our online guest book for Barbara at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
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JAMES, MARY ORMISTON Age 84, a resident of Albuquerque for 48 years, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2013 in her sleep at the Manzano Del Sol. She was born to Glen and Jaunita Ormiston, on September 27, 1928 in Barlow, Ohio. She graduated with Honors from Lorain Ohio high school in 1946. She received her RN degree at Saint Luke's Hospital in Cleveland Ohio in 1949. She married her loving husband Charles G James in 1950. Mary worked as an RN in Columbus, Ohio while her husband attended Ohio State U. While she was a loving mother raising three children, the family moved to Albuquerque in 1965. She resumed working as a RN at Job Core, Memorial, and Lovelace hospitals until she retired. She belonged to the Central United Methodist Church, enjoyed square dancing, playing tennis, and liked Panda Bears. She is survived by her sister Lois Wingate; brother Roger Ormiston; sons Charles and Glen James; daughter Jennifer Bloch; grandchildren Hunter, Leighton, Everett Bloch, Megan, and Katelyn James. She was a loving grandmother and celebrated all of their accomplishments. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2008. Memorial service will be at the main chapel at Manzano Del Sol on Friday, February 15, at 2:00pm. Please send flowers or provide donations to Manzano Del Sol, 5201 Roma Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
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JOHNSON, MARK ALBERT On February 11th, Mark Albert Johnson, age 52, passed away at his home. He was born in Lowell, MA on May 29, 1960 and lived in Albuquerque after four years in the Navy. Mark achieved his Associate's Degree in Landscape Architecture and owned Simply Handy and Fresco Glass, creating custom dalle de verre glass art. His nephew, Jed Vickers, worked very closely with him. Mark was a thoughtful man with a warm heart, beautiful smile, and that Johnson sense of humor that always made friends and family laugh. He was an accomplished juggler with no fear of flaming objects, and well known for his love of games and competition, and frequently rewrote the rules as the game progressed. He felt strongly about addiction recovery and donated a large glass art to the Heroin Awareness Committee fundraiser for an adolescent treatment facility. Mark was preceded in death by his father, Wallace E. Johnson; brother, Peter Johnson; and brother-in-law, Scott Cassidy. He is survived by his mother, Nancy M. Johnson of Virginia Beach, VA; as well as siblings and spouses, Susan Mackey Andrews and Fred Andrews of Dover-Foxcroft, ME, Linda Dashnaw of Shrewsbury, MA, Betsy Cassidy of Virginia Beach, David and Marie Johnson of North Adams, MA and Kathy Johnson and Vince Hopkins of Albuquerque, NM. He is also survived by nieces and nephews, including Jed Vickers of Albuquerque, NM who worked with Mark; Ellen and Brian Love, James Vickers of Albuquerque, NM; Robert and Kindel Stubblefield of Killeen, TX and Lee Stubblefield of Buda, TX; Sydney and John Haggerty of Dover-Foxcroft; Jessamyn Mackey of Portland, ME; Jennifer Johnson in Nairobi, Kenya; Eric and Sonja Johnson of Shrewsbury, MA; Matthew Johnson of Boston, MA; Meagan Dunton, Brennan and Megan Cassidy and Devan and Josh Colbaugh of Kingman, AZ; Ryan and Lisa Cassidy of Virginia Beach, VA; and Melissa and David Leeds of Savannah, GA. He is also survived by eight great-nephews and six great-nieces. We would like to thank all friends of the family and especially, Gaye Roth, for her role as Mark's creative partner for so many years. Among Mark's many friends who were dear to his heart were Thomas Sommer (Bo), Ray Van Why, Nicholas Martin Stead, Rick Paul, Doug Flynn, Paul Connery and Rob Robinson. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 19th, 6:00pm at Daniel's Funeral Home, 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE. Donations may be made in Mark's memory to the Heroin Awareness Committee, PO Box 56632, Albuquerque, NM 87187.
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JONES, VERA LASITER Age 92, passed away peacefully at 3:30pm on January 21, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama following a lengthy battle with dementia. She was born in Ione, Arkansas on August 16, 1920. She was a kind and loving wife, mother and friend to many. She and her husband owned Blanchard Rock Shop in Bingham, New Mexico, for many years. Vera was preceded in death by one son, Boyd Jones; her husband, Sam "rattlesnake" Jones; and all eight of her siblings. She is survived by two children, Gwen Jones Poe of Albuquerque and Randy Jones and his wife, Mary Marshall of Birmingham, Alabama; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 12:15pm on Sunday, February 17th at First United Methodist Church, 4th and Lead. Her final resting place will be in the family plot in Socorro, New Mexico. Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 1638, Alb, NM 87103 with "memorial flag designation".
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KILLINGSWORTH, YVONNE Loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend went home to be with our Lord and Savior Monday, February 11, 2013 at the age of 50. She was born in Harbor City. CA to Eulogio and Madeline. Yvonne adored her family and loved spending time with them. Yvonne is survived by her loving husband of seven years, Michael; son, Joey Griffin; her parents, sisters, Julie Murillo and Lisa Adams; brother, Mark Murillo; nephew Daniels Murillo; her three cats, Miley, Kiki and Sammy; numerous extended family and friends. A Rosary will be recited at Garcia Mortuary Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 10:00 am followed by a Memorial Service at 10:30 am. Yvonne will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. To view Service information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave. SW Albuquerque, NM 87102 505-243-5222
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MARTINEZ, BENNY of Corrales, NM passed away peacefully in his home on February 12, 2013. Benny was born on September 25, 1937. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Alice Gallegos-Martinez; his parents Felicita and Jacobo Martinez; and a sister Maria Torrez. He is survived by sisters, Odelia Torrez and Joann Trujillo (Tino); brothers, Pete (Bertha), Juan, Lizardo, Carlos, Gilbert (Veita), Rudy (Eileen); numerous nieces, nephews, step-grand and step-great - grandchildren; and a very special grandson Juan Gallegos. A viewing will be held on Saturday February 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. Cremation will take place followed by a Mass on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 9:00 AM at St. Therese Church, 300 Mildred Ave. NW. Burial immediately following at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
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PIKE, HARRY H. passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013 at the age of 80. Harry was born in Cambridge, Ma, to Mr and Mrs. Charles H. Pike on Oct. 25, 1932. He attended Somerville High School. Upon graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. After completing his tour of duty he attended Wentworth Institute in Boston, where he earned his degree in Electrical Engineering. On August 10, 1957 he married his sweetheart, Kay-Marilyn Hansen of South Coventry, CT. They raised four wonderful children, Leslea Hurt (husband John), Charles (wife Rebecca), Stacy Tucker (husband Mike), Jennifer Alvis (husband John). They were proud grandparents of 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is survived by his beloved sister, Nancy Scott. He was active in St. Paul's United Methodist Church, where he sang in the church choir, and served on various committees. Services will be held on Friday February 15, 2013, 2:00pm at St. Paul's U.M.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Music Dept. of St. Paul's U.M.C.
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REYES, BOBBY Age 62, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by parents Salvador and Faustina Reyes, and half brother Alfredo V. Reyes (SSGTUSMC). He is survived by daughter, Sarah and Brandon Monarski; brothers: Ed and Shirley Reyes, Salvador and Michaela Reyes, and Dave and Peggy Reyes; and one grandchild, Ariana Monarski. Bobby was a master woodworker and often built beautiful southwestern furniture. He was involved in several ministries including the Pit Stop at Sagebrush and his missionary work in Juarez, Mexico. There was nothing he enjoyed more than spending time with family and friends. Bobby's Life Celebration will begin with a Visitation held at Sagebrush Community Church (6440 Coors Blvd NW) at 10:00 am on Monday, February 18, followed by a Life Celebration Service at 11:00 am. Bobby's Life Celebration will conclude with burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery at 1:00pm on February 19th. Please visit Bobby's online guestbook at www.Reflectionoflife.com REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations Louis & Gloria Salazar 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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