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KNAPP -- J. W. (Dub) Knapp was called to a tee time with his Lord and Savior Saturday, November 28, 2009. He was born February 5, 1929 in Oklahoma and graduated from Okemah High School in 1948. Dub immediately left for basic training in the Air Force and was stationed at Holloman AFB. After being honorably discharged from the Air Force Dub enrolled at ENMU in Portales, NM and earned a Bachelor's degree in accounting. He held various Civil Service jobs after graduation at White Sands and the Sacramento Army Depot. A promotion took Dub to Albuquerque and Washington, D. C. with the Fish and Wildlife Department until his retirement. Dub and Marian, his wife of 58 years, returned to Albuquerque where he could devote full time to his favorite hobby, golf. He worked for many years as a marshal at Puerto del Sol Golf Course. J. W. (Dub) was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, four brothers, and his beloved son, David Knapp. He is survived by his wife Marian; loving in-laws; nieces and nephews plus "adopted" family and friends who were proud to know Dub and stayed by his side through his recent illness. A special New Orleans style Celebration of Life will be held at Christ United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. The address is 6200 Gibson Blvd. SE. Pastor Kimberly Kinsey will officiate. In lieu of flowers please contribute to the Christ United Methodist Church or charity of your choice. Online condolences can be submitted at www.danielsfuneral.com. Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 1100 Coal Ave SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800
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LEWIS -- Lelon E. (Hopp) Lewis, 81, of Albuquerque, NM, passed away November 28, 2009, after a lengthy illness. Lelon was born in Clayton, WI, in 1928. He joined the U.S. Navy immediately upon graduation from High School in 1946. He attended the University of Wisconsin and met Rose Marie Licht, his wife of nearly 50 years, during this time. After graduation, Lelon began his career in the mining industry working in the mountains of Colorado. He worked at several mines across the United States and in Canada before retiring in Albuquerque with Rose Marie. Lelon was an avid prospector, and enjoyed travel and gold panning. Lelon was a dedicated, courageous, and loving husband and father. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Marie Lewis and is survived by one son, James Lewis; as well as four daughters, Paula Doke and husband Ralph, Pamela Hofmann and husband Robert; Susan Grassham and husband Mike; and Sharon Theobald and husband Kendell; sister Joyce Reopelle. He also had ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be held Friday, December 4, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, Westside Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Please visit our online guest book for Lelon at www.RememberTheirStory.com. French 9300 Golf Course Road NW (505) 897-0300
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LIVINGSTON -- Garrett James Livingston Happy Birthday, Garrett. We love you and we miss you.
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MARCON -- Helen (Freda) Marcon died November 30, 2009. She was born in Greece and came to America in 1951. In 1953 she met John Jr. in Pueblo, Colorado and they were married in 1955. Freda and John Jr. moved to Albuquerque in 1957 when John Jr. was hired by Sandia National Laboratories. Freda became a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church in 1957 and was elected President of the Daughters of Penelope shortly thereafter. Freda is survived by her husband John Jr. and her sons John III and Anthony. John III and his wife Maria have three children, John A., James and Lina. Anthony and his wife Michele have three children, Nicole, Amanda and Anthony Aaron. Freda is also survived by her sister Yolanta and numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws. Pall bearers will be her sons John III and Anthony, grandsons John A, James, Anthony Aaron and nephew Norm Cairns. Trisagion will be held Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at French ~ Lomas Chapel, and Services will be held Friday, December 4, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at St. George Greek Orthodox Church with Father Paul Patitsas officiating. Entombment will be at Chester T. French Memorial Mausoleum, 924 Menaul NE. Friends may visit Thursday from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at French ~ Lomas Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Please visit our online guestbook for Helen at www.RememberTheirStory.com. French 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500
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MARTINEZ -- Anthony R. (Gabe) Martinez, M.D. died peacefully at the age of 60, on November 25, 2009. Dr. Martinez was born on May 2, 1949 in Tucumcari, New Mexico to Senaida and Dan Martinez, both of whom predeceased him. He was a graduate of the University of New Mexico in 1971 where he also completed medical school in 1975. Dr. Martinez then moved to Modesto, CA to complete his medical residency and began his work as one of the only Spanish speaking family practice physicians in the Modesto area. In 1981, Dr. Martinez moved to Los Lunas, New Mexico where he co-established Los Lunas Medical Associates. He dedicated himself to the Valencia County community until July of 2000. Dr. Martinez then joined the medical staff at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas, N.M. At the time of his death and for some years prior, he was the Clinical Director of this Hospital. Dr. Martinez was a voice for the poor, the mentally ill and a proponent for education of minority students. He was a founding member, president and board member of the New Mexico Hispanic Medical Association as well as having served as a board member of the National Hispanic Medical Association. Dr. Martinez also selflessly donated extensive time flying medical equipment, supplies and providing much needed services to the isolated Talahuamara Indians located in northern Mexico. Dr. Martinez is survived by his wife, Catherine Espinosa Rugen; his children, Amy D. Slater and husband Patrick Slater, Dr. Carlos G. Martinez, M.D. and wife Rebeca Martinez, Dr. Concha Maria Adamich, DDS, and Adrian A. Martinez; as well as two step-children, Nick P. Rugen and Allison Rugen; He had four grandchildren, Jovana, Estevan and Antonio Martinez, and Kaeden Martinez; as well as one step-grandchild, Lesianna Rugen. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 300 Mildred N.W., Albuquerque, New Mexico. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Dr. Anthony R. Martinez Scholarship Fund, c/o New Mexico Hispanic Medical Association, 7770 Jefferson N.E., Suite 400, Albuquerque, N.M. 8710
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MARTINEZ -- Julia G. Martinez, 85, a resident of Rio Rancho for the past 15 years, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2009. Julia was born January 28, 1924 the daughter of Jose and Refugia Soto Gomez in Tempe, Arizona. She was an active member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Rio Rancho, and Our Lady of Guadalupe in Albuquerque. Julia also enjoyed gardening of flowers and other outdoor activities. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, David M. Martinez in July 2008. Julia is survived by her sons, David M. Martinez of Novato, CA, Thomas E. Martinez and wife Paula of Placitas, NM, and Daniel A. Martinez and wife Teresinha of Albuquerque, NM; and four grandchildren, Christopher, Nathan, Julie, and Justin Martinez. A Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 6, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services, Sara Rd. at Meadowlark Ln., Rio Rancho with the Rosary being recited at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 6, 2009. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 6, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Rd., Rio Rancho. The interment will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 7, 2009 in the National Cemetery in Santa Fe. For those who wish, you may send condolences to the family at www.danielsfuneral.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124 (505) 892-9920
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MATTEUCCI -- Lidia Matteucci, 95, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, passed away on December 1, 2009. Born January 4, 1914, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gino Matteucci; and by her parents, Louis and Emma Giacomelli; and her sister, Lenora Mellon. She is survived by her two sons, Paul, and wife Judy, and Raymond and wife, Lisa; and by her four grandchildren, Mark and wife, Fay, and their children, Mia and Ella; David and wife, Kendra, and their children, Kayla and Seth; Brian and wife, Mary, and their children, Tiffany, Maddy, Megan, and Luke; Paula and husband, Sam Maclay, and their children, Will and Jane, all of whom she truly adored. Lidia attended Albuquerque High School and graduated from St. Vincent's Academy. She worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs during the Great Depression, while Gino, her husband-to-be, attended law school at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Following her marriage and the birth of their two sons, Lidia devoted her life to her family and to helping others. She was kind, generous, loving, and compassionate; always willing to help those less fortunate. She will be truly missed by her family and her many friends. The family would like to thank the priests at Immaculate Conception Church and the staff at Ambercare Hospice for all their assistance, care, and compassion. Additionally, special thanks to Alicia, Anna, Martha, Lucy, and Liz who faithfully served as caregivers during the final years of Lidia's life. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the UNM Children's Hospital, "Donations for Children" at 2211 Lomas NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107, or to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 4, 2009, 10:00 a.m., at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum, 7500 Paseo Del Norte NE, Albuquerque, NM. Please visit our online guestbook for Lidia at www.RememberTheirStory.com. French 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500
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MONTOYA -- Joseph James Montoya, "JOE BROWN" - 26, a resident of Albuquerque went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 1, 2009. He is survived by his parents Rosella and Max Montoya. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Filia Madrid; grandfather Magdaleno Montoya; and great aunt Mollie Lovato. Other survivors include his grandfather Charlie G. Madrid; Aunts: Priscilla Madrid, Connie Romero and spouse John, Ann Montoya, Vicky DeHerrera and spouse Michael, Cathy Montoya, Theresa Montoya, Linda Candelaria and Johnny Barela, Loretta Shute and spouse Jeff. Uncles: James Madrid and spouse Hilda, Ernest Madrid and Susie Trujillo, Michael Montoya, Andy Montoya, Dennis Montoya, Frank Montoya and spouse Janice; great aunts and uncles: Mollie Garcia, Helen and Louie Vigil, Sophie Barela, Ida Leyba. Cousins: Elizabeth and Juan Brito, Megan and Tibo DeHerrera, Kendall Montoya, Jeremy and Leo Sandoval, Lori Sanchez, Rene Montoya, Deann Poupakis, Danny Garcia. Nicole, Nathan, Andrew and David Gallegos, Mark Gutierrez and Monica Stevens, Karen and Michael, Teresa, Mark, Matthew, Patrick Madrid, Gloria Borman, Jeanette Ortiz, Ernie Madrid and many other cousins. Joseph was a member of Holy Ghost Parish and served many years as an Altar server and currently as the greeter coordinator. He attended Holy Ghost School and graduated in 2002 from St Pius X High School. He was currently attending the University of Phoenix completing a BS in Information Technology. A member of the Down Low Car Club, he enjoyed working on his 1965 Ford Thunderbird. He played soccer for many years with the Duke City soccer league and at St Pius X High School and was currently playing in the Adult soccer league. Joseph was previously employed by Lockheed Martin, SAIC and currently was employed by the USDA Forest Service Accounting Service Center. Joseph will be remembered as loving son, trusted friend,and for the laughter he gave to all. He was devoted to God and will be deeply missed by his family and friends. All are invited to a viewing on Friday, December 4, 2009, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Daniels Family Funeral Service Carlisle Chapel at 3113 Carlisle NE. A Rosary will be recited Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Ghost Parish, 833 Arizona SE. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, December 5, 2009 10:00 a.m. at Holy Ghost Parish. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers; Adam Sanchez, Eric Mathews, Mark Madrid, Matthew Madrid, Jeremy Sandoval and Leo Sandoval. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com Joseph's care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Service Carlisle Chapel 3113 Carlisle Boulevard, N.E. Albuquerque, NM 87110 (505) 884-1188
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RIVAS -- Rosa Maria Rivas, 90, went to be with the Lord on December 2, 2009. Rose is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fermin Rivas; brothers, Perciliano Romero; Serafin (Ali) Romero; Alexandro Romero; and sister, Marie Romero. Rose was born in San Marcial, NM. She was the daughter of Geronimo and Virginia Romero of Socorro,NM. She is survived by her sons, Andy Rivas and wife, Terry, Michael Rivas and wife, Lucille; five grandchildren, Rick, Peter, Monico, Julie, Rudy; and several great-grandchildren. Rose will be missed by her family. We will miss all her great cooking. She loved entertaining Friends and Family. She loved a good party, especially if it was at her house. Rose was a volunteer foster grandparent at Lowell Elementary. She loved the Children and they loved her. A Rosary will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at San Miguel Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. with a Mass of Resurrection immediately following. Father Andy Pavlak as Celebrant. Burial will take place in the San Miguel Cemetery in Socorro. Pallbearers are Rick Rivas, Peter Rivas, Leroy Lopez, Lawrence Rafael, Peter Garcia, Monico Rivas, and Timothy Rivas. Arrangements are under the care of Steadman-Hall Funeral Home, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM 87801. (575)835-1530.
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SHERWOOD -- Nereide F. Sherwood, 85, born in Torremaggiore (FB), Italy, raised in Paterson, NJ, and a resident of Albuquerque since January of 1957, died Thursday. Preceded in death by her husband Orville Joe Sherwood, she is survived by her children, Will Sherwood and wife, Margo of Santa Clarita, CA, Susan Parr and husband Monte, Jacqueline Van Hauen and husband Steve, Michael Sherwood and former wife Paula, all of Albuquerque, Judith Sherwood, Mimi Larimore and husband J.C., all of Houston, TX, Joe Sherwood, James Sherwood, Robert Sherwood, all of Albuquerque, Lisa J. Davis, of Los Angeles, CA, and John Sherwood of Houston, TX; cousin Rita Dekake, of Paterson, NJ and numerous members of her extended family abroad, among them, Paola Tamaroglio and Nando Battini and their daughter Vera of Carnate (MI), Italy, and Fabio Tamaroglio of Genoa, Italy; 24 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sherwood, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, founded Albuquerque Printing Company in 1960 with her husband Joe, and owned and operated it until selling the company in 1982. She then opened, owned and operated The Sherwood Company, which is still open today. She was a member and loving supporter of The Catholic Daughters Association, the Catholic Charismatic Association, the New Mexico Right to Life Foundation and a devoted member of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church and Parish. A rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m., followed by a mass on Monday, December 7, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Lomas and Tennessee, NE. Cremation will take place at Salazar and Sons Mortuary, with interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects on Monday following the funeral mass at Glory Hall, 2421 Wyoming Blvd. NE. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Salazar and Sons Mortuary.
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