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GONZALES -- Maria Antoinette Paiz, at the prime age of 89 of Rio Rancho passed away on May 29, 2010 of natural causes. Maria was born January 4, 1921 in Velarde, NM. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Marion Gonzales; brother Cleo Paiz; sister Isabel Barraza; sister-in-law Amelia Paiz; and daughter-in-law Karen Gonzales. Maria lived in the Pueblo of San Juan (Ohkay Owingeh) and Gallup, NM, and was a devout Catholic. She is survived by her two children, son Ralph E. Gonzales of Burke, VA; daughter Rosanna L. Perea and husband Rudy Perea of Corrales, NM; four grandchildren, Todd, Anna, Raphael and Rudy Jr., and wife Amanda; two great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Dmitri; her brother Victor Paiz of Gallup, NM; brother-in-law Adolph Barraza of Gallup, NM; many nieces and nephews. Maria, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed peacefully early Saturday morning at approximately 1:45 a.m., and will be greatly missed. A Rosary will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2010, 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 4, 2010, 10:30 am at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Interment will follow the Mass at Vista Verde Memorial Park, 4310 Sara Road SE and Meadowlark Lane, Rio Rancho, NM. A Reception at St. Thomas Aquinas Rectory Hall will be held following interment. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.danielsfuneral.com. Arrangements are entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Service 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-892-9920
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HEALTON -- Ada Healton, 93, went home to be with her Lord on May 28, 2010. Those who wish to send condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com. Ada's care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010
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KNIGHT -- Rose A. Knight passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on May 20, 2010 in Peoria, Arizona. Rose was born on 3/10/1925 in Gallup NM to Dominica and Louis Bortot Sr. "Rosie" as she was known by all, was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Edwin "Bud". Knight. She is survived by her daughters, Rosie Oldham (Anthony) of Peoria Arizona, Helen (Gigi) Bussey (deceased), Eddi Hoedebeck (Bill) of Phoenix AZ, Raeann Knight of Orangeville, CA; son, Edwin "Bud" Knight (Gayle) of Gallup NM; sisters Marguerite Rado, Mesa, AZ, Norene "Weenie" Tabor, Durango, CO; and brother, Louis "Duke" Bortot, Jr., Gallup, NM. Rosie had 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Rosie was known for her fun loving zest for life which included many cruises around the world with her dear friend Helen Radosevich and many others. She actively worked in her business, Knight Electric until the age 83. She will be missed by all who knew her and will always be loved. A memorial Rosary service will be held at Rollie Mortuary on Friday, June 4, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. followed by a reception at the Elks Lodge in Gallup NM at 6:00 p.m. Internment will be private on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to: Hospice of the Valley, 9720 W. Peoria Avenue, Suite 128, Peoria, AZ 85345-6133. Arrangements by Regency Mortuary of Sun City, AZ and Rollie Mortuary, Gallup, NM.
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LELAND -- Carol Lynn Leland passed away on Friday, May 28, 2010. She is survived by her mother, Shirley Smith-Hall; sister, Barbara Damrill and Dale Breaux; nephew, Justin; and niec,e Jessica, Dianne Baney and husband, John, Bernie Bowered; and aunt, Betty May Weiss. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Smith. Born in Chicago, IL., Carol was a Girl Scout Cadet. She received her nursing degree in El Cajon, CA. She worked in a six doctor clinic, then at Mercy Hospital in San Diego. In 1991, she formed the Albuquerque Angels Charity, donating truckloads of medical supplies all over the world. Carol worked with Rev. Dr. Billy Graham and worked with World Wide Ministries of St. Paul, MN. She worked as a docent at the San Diego Zoo, training red pandas from China. She worked as one of the clinic managers of Wildlife Rescue Inc. of New Mexico and also rehabilitated birds at home. She was a notary and mentor of children in the Albuquerque Public Schools. Carol was a member of Congregation Albert. Services will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at Congregation Albert, 3800 Louisiana Blvd. NE, 87110. Memorial donations can be made to Wildlife Rescue Inc of New Mexico P.O. Box 13222, Albuquerque, NM 87192. Please visit our online guestbook for Carol at www.RememberTheirStory.com. French 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333
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MALL -- Lilly Mall, affectionately known as, "Bari Mamma" joined the Lord in peace. At her bedside, in her home in Albuquerque, NM were her daughter Joyce Mull and son-in-law John Mull. She lived a full life of 95 and is survived by four grandchildren: Sohail Mull, Nadeem Mull, Lubna Apperson, and Huma Curtis; eight great-grandchildren, and five great-great- grandchildren. She will be remembered fondly by all who were touched by her kindness and graciousness. Her funeral service will be on June 2, 2010 at Holiday Park Church (Montgomery & Juan Tabo). The viewing will be from 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., followed by the service. If you have any additional questions please contact us at dhuma2004@msn.com. Please visit Lilly's online guest book at www.Reflectionoflife.com. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
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MONTOYA -- Jose "Joe" Arsenio Montoya, 69, beloved husband, father, grandpa, friend, and resident of Alameda, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus, Sunday, May 30, 2010. He is survived by his children, Patricia Lotz and husband Jeff, Ray Montoya and wife Nona, and Melissa Arellano and husband Duane; grandchildren, Archie and Echo Montoya, Ryan and Justin Lotz, Nathanael and Isabella Arellano; brother, Miguel Montoya; sisters, Elicia Yunguanzo, Bert Martinez and husband Pete, Norma Maez and husband Pat, Joanna Ulibarri and husband Bob, and Betty Gonzales and husband Ray, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. Joe was preceded in death by his loving wife of 44 years, Theresa; and his parents, Jesus and Juanita Montoya. Joe was born in Los Martinitos, NM on April 23, 1941. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1964. After his military service Joe had an accomplished career with Yellow Freight for 33 years. Joe is best known for his quick witted humor and ability to befriend everyone he met. Joe's love of horses led to his founding of the American Legion Mounted Patrol. He was an active member of the American Legion Post 69, participated in the Honor Guard, as well as numerous community activities. His love of family, people, horses, and the American flag will continue to inspire and touch our hearts. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Nativity of The Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 9502 Fourth St NW, 87114. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Nativity of The Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, at 9:00 a.m., on Friday, June 4, 2010. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Please visit our online guest book for Joe at RememberTheirStory.com French 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505)897-0300
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RAMOS -- Elizabeth Ramos was born on August 04, 1952 and passed away on May 22, 2010. At this time, no services have been arranged. RIVERSIDE FUNERAL HOME OF ALBUQUERQUE 225 San Mateo NE 764-9663
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RHEA -- Glen Rhea, age 76, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully at his home, while surrounded by his loving family, Monday, May 31, 2010. He was born in Stamford, TX and was a resident of Albuquerque, NM. Services are pending and will be announced. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com. Glen's care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services Alameda Mortuary 9420 Fourth Street NW Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 898-3160
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RUBIN -- David Rubin, 74, passed away on May 27, 2010 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on June 11, 1935 in St. Louis, Missouri to Barbara and Oscar Rubin. David was a 1957 graduate of Arizona State University, earning a degree in Geology. Upon graduation, David Entered active duty with the Unites States Army, retiring after 20 years with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was a Vietnam Veteran. David and his family were stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base from 1970 to 1972, and following retirement, moved permanently to Albuquerque in 1977. David was a beloved family man and is survived by his wife Patricia of Albuquerque; son James of Los Alamos; brother Mike; and mother Barbara, both of Kingman, Arizona. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard. In lieu of any gifts, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
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RUSHTON -- Carol Ann Rushton, 71, formerly of Placitas, New Mexico, southeastern Michigan and Muskogee, Oklahoma, died May 25 in Boulder, Colorado, her home of only six months. Her death was due to complications from amyloidosis, a rare blood cancer. Carol was born December 7, 1938, in Oak Park, Illinois, the older of two children. Her parents were Dr. James S. Rushton and Mary Anne Hunnicutt Rushton. Most of her youth was spent in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Following high school, she completed two post-secondary years at Warren Woods College in Fulton, Missouri. Her Bachelor's Degree was earned at Oklahoma State University, where she belonged to Kappa Kappa Gamma. She was very active in sports, including swimming, tennis, and later in her life, bicycling and hiking. After college Carol moved to the Eastern US, where she earned her Master's Degree in Student Personnel in Higher Education at Syracuse University. She then worked in higher education positions in colleges and universities in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York. She later moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan, then began working for Michigan Bell and later AT&T phone company. Her work took her from Ann Arbor to Farmington Hills, then Royal Oak, Michigan. Carol retired from a human resources position at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Upon retirement, Carol chose Placitas, New Mexico, for the site of her new home. While the rammed earth home was being built, she spent a year in Muskogee with her elderly mother. She then moved her mother to her new home in Placitas, caring for her until her death in 2001. Carol and friend, Erana, planted and cared for a beautiful desert garden at the new home. In addition to gardening, Carol's primary retirement activities were hiking, keeping up on current world events, traveling, and volunteering at the local recycling center. Throughout her life, Carol was known for her extroverted involvement in all her relationships and activities, always going for and enjoying a good story and a good laugh. Carol is survived by a younger brother, Jim Rushton, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and his son, Drew Rushton, wife Stephanie, and their two one-year-old twin boys, of Eugene, Oregon; her dear friend Erana terEllen and her "adopted" terEllen extended family; Marije terEllen Flaherty, Tom Flaherty and daughter Arianne of Boulder, Colorado; and Michiel and Vishalini Lawrence terEllen, currently residing in Phnom Penh, Cambodia . Memorial contributions can be made to Doctors without Borders USA (PO Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or 1-888-392-0392) or The Nature Conservancy (4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203 or 1-800-628-6860).
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