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BREWER -- William Wayne Brewer, 71, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2005 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, NM. Born April 10, 1934 in Martin, TN; first born son of Lloyd Brewer and Margery Stevenson. A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and a good friend to many. Bill will be deeply missed by all. Bill owned a successful business, B&B Sheetmetal in Albuquerque for the past 30 years. Bill had immense love of flying and was a liscensed private pilot for the past 32 years. He is survived by his beloved wife of 29 years, Soila Brewer of Albuquerque; brother, Gerald Brewer of TN; sons, Michael and Scott Brewer of Albuquerque; daughter, Debra of Gardner, KS; stepson, Pete Candelaria of SC; stepdaughter, Yvette Padilla of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Gregory, Tiffany, Katie, Kenny, Patrick, Damien and Ian; great-granddaughter, Makenna; four Nieces, Glenda, Theresa, Kathy and Tracie and was preceeded in death by his youngest son, William (Billy) John Brewer who passed away July 11, 1979. Memorial Services will be held on Monday Nov 7, 2005 at 11:00 am at Fitzgerald & Sons, 3113 Carlisle Blvd NE, Alb, NM 87111. Phone (505)884-1188
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BRUINGTON -- "God saw she was getting tired and a cure was not to be, So he put His arms around her and whispered, 'Come with Me,' tearful eyes we watched her suffer and saw her fade away. Although we loved her dearly we could not make her stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the Best." Flora Castillo Bruington, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2005. She was born in Socorro February 10, 1917, and attended Mt. Carmel and Socorro High Schools. The descendant of pioneer New Mexico families, she was the great- granddaughter of rancher, politician, and landowner, J.J. Baca; and Santa Cruz Castillo, former Superintendent of Schools for Socorro County. A lifelong Catholic, Flora was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. She was an active volunteer for the Arthritis Foundation, and served as a member of Albuquerque's Citizens Advisory Committee. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Bruington; parents, Juan and Josefita (Abeyta) Castillo; grandson, John (Jay) Genero, Jr.; granddaughter, Sylvia Genero; and sisters, Dominica (Nica) Casterline and Barbara Mendoza. She is survived by her brothers, Carlos Castillo and wife, Connie, Rudolpho Castillo and wife, Sophie, Juan Jose Castillo and wife, Carmen, and Arthur Castillo and wife, Barbara; brother-in-law, George Bruington; three children, son, Norbert Padilla and wife, Ofelia; daughters, Cecelia Genero and husband, John, Sr. and Eileen Naccaratto and husband, Kenneth; grandchildren, Cindy Padilla and husband, Bob, Christopher Padilla and wife, Pamela, Joseph Genero and wife, Felicia, Harry Genero, Celeste Rael and husband, Tony, Conni Horne, Marla Galownia and husband, Mark, Jimmy Naccaratto and wife, Danielle, Anna Gallegos and Felicia Gallegos; twenty great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited Monday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 9:00 a.m., at St. Anne's Catholic Church, 1734 Isleta Blvd. SW. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Monday, one hour prior to rosary. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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CRAMER -- Ray Eldon Cramer, Jr., born in Pratt, KS died at the age of 68 of a heart attack on Sunday, November 6, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray E. and Catherine Cramer. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Beverly Cramer; and three children, Melissa Glauch, wife of Christopher Glauch of Denver, CO; Meredith Rhodenbaugh, wife of Mark Rhodenbaugh of Dallas, TX; and Mark Cramer and his wife, Lisa Cramer of Denver, CO. He is also survived by his brother, James Cramer and his wife, June Cramer of San Jose, CA; and his sister, Cheri Johnson, wife of Reverend Dewey Johnson of Albuquerque, NM; as well as three grandchildren, Madalyn Rhodenbaugh, Spencer Rhodenbaugh and Kenzie Rhodenbaugh. After graduating from the University of New Mexico in 1959, where he was the President of the Senior Class and a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Ray joined Connecticut Life Mutual prior to founding the Ray Cramer Agency. During his career, he served as President of GAMA (General Agents and Managers Association), Member of New Mexico Life Underwriters, and Member of Million Dollar Round Table. Ray actively contributed to the community as Past President of the Del Norte Rotary (where he was a Paul Harris Fellow), NMSO Board Member, Member of Temple Lodge #6 A.F. & A.M. and the Ballut Abyad Shrine and Member of the Jesters Court, Member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce (serving as Chairman of the annual golf tournament), Member of MENSA, and Member of the Presbyterian Hospital Center Foundation. He supported several non-profit organizations including the Carrie Tingley Children's Hospital through fund raising efforts. Ray was also a member of the First United Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder. The Sandia Presbyterian Church recognized him as an honorary member. Some of his lifelong enjoyments included golf, artwork, literature, history, and current event discussions. Ray was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather, and possessed an unshakable positive outlook on life. He set a benchmark for all through his steadfast and honorable character, and commitment to meaningful relationships. He proudly spoke of his love of country and felt truly blessed for those around him. We, who had the honor of knowing him, will miss him dearly. Services will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 1:30, at Sandia Presbyterian Church, 10704 Paseo Del Norte NE. Reverend Dewey Johnson, Ray's brother-in-law, will officiate. Honorary Pall Bearers include James Bisbee, Bill Carroll, Gene Coulter, Don Crismore, Vaun Floyd, Jerry Haddox, James R. Hutchison, Robert Jackson, Miguel Martinez, Lewis Overton, Livingston Parsons, Dudley Price, John Salazar, Lee Seligman and James Stevenson. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation, 504 Elm Street NE, Albuquerque, 87102 or the Animal Humane Association of NM, 615 Virginia SE, Albuquerque, 87108. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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DOSSEY -- Milton T. Dossey, Jr., 76, a resident of Belen, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2005. He is survived by his nephew, Howard W. Dossey and family Dana, Tricia, Vanessa, and Michael. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2005, 2:00 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333
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FELDMAN -- Margot M. Feldman, 86, a resident of Albuquerque since 1956 died Friday, October 28, 2005. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Sye Feldman; nephew Eli Frankle of Nova Scotia; niece Lea Topiol of Paris, France; and many dear friends. Margot was a beloved wife and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Interment took place at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2005, 10:00 a.m., at Shrine Temple, 6600 Zuni SE, with light refreshments to follow in the Fez Club. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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FOSTER -- Patricia Foster, died Saturday, November 5, 2005 at a local hospital. She is survived by her husband Richard Foster; son, Rick Foster of Florida; daughter, Lori Foster of Albuquerque,NM; brother, John Carroll of New York; beloved niece Karen Penichter of New York and her extended family of many friends. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2005 from 4:00pm till 8:00pm at the Wyoming Chapel of French Mortuary. A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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GARCIA -- Robert J. Garcia, 59, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on November 5, 2005. Robert is survived by his parents, Celso and Justita Garcia; his children, Renee Olivas and husband, Mark, Celso Garcia and wife, Benetta; an adopted daughter. KaSondra Pacheco and husband, Vincent; five grandchildren, RaeAnn Olivas, Celso Garcia Jr., Brianna Olivas, Mirella Garcia and Eusevio Garcia; three brothers, Tommy Garcia, Tony Garcia and George Garcia; a special niece, Deanna Garcia; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Garcia and a son, Andrew Garcia. Robert was a member of the Catholic Church and a Veteran of the United States Navy serving in the Vietnam Era. Robert served his country for 26 years. A visitation for Robert will be Monday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna NW with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Mary Olivas. A final visitation will be Tuesday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church with a Communion Service to be held at 9:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Military Honors by the United States Navy. Pallbearers will be, Celso Garcia, Mark Olivas, George Olivas, Tommy Garcia, Oscar Silva and Tony Chavez. Honorary pallbearers will be, Celso Garcia Jr., Tony Garcia and Alejandro Chavez. Arrangements by: Gabaldon Mortuary 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW 243-7861
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HAND -- William (Bill) Hand III, went home to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer. Born 9-11-37 in Raton, New Mexico, he then came to Albuquerque. He attended Albuquerque High School and Valley High School where he graduated in 1956. He was active in the National Guard. He was employed with the City of Albuquerque for 27 years as Electrical Supervisor for the water department retiring in 1994. He and his wife enjoyed traveling and were Charter Members of the Excel Club of New Mexico. One of his favorite trips was a cruise to Alaska. He has touched many lives in his journey, earning names of "precious, teddy bear, and sweetie" and will leave a void in their hearts. He will be remembered for his kindness and love of life. Survivors include his wife Jackie of the family home, four sons, four stepchildren, a brother and sister, and many grandchildren and nieces. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Association. Services will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at French Mortuary 7121 Wyoming NE. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Michael Lee Hand, William Hand IV, Jimmy Hand, Mike Hand, Guy Hollenbeck, Robert Grove, and Ernie Jahn. A gathering will follow at North Hills Mobile Park Rec. Room, two blocks south of Lousiana and Paseo del Norte. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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JOHNSTON -- Clarence L. Johnston, 73, an Albuquerque resident since 1955, died Friday, November 4, 2005. He was born in New Kensington, PA, the second of 6 children. He spent his early years in Western Pennsylvania before moving to New Mexico in 1955 to study accounting at UNM. He spent 42 years as a self-employed tax accountant in Albuquerque. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Shirley Johnston of Albuquerque; daughters Kimberly Johnston-Dodds and husband, David of Sacramento, CA, Jessica Johnston of Albuquerque; sons, Jay Johnston and wife, Kristen of Albuquerque and Michael Johnston and wife, T. J. of Boise, ID; 4 grandchildren, Shelby, Todd, Sarah and Jacob; sisters, Lois Knight of Albuquerque and Mary Hamilton of Austin, TX. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd NE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Joy Junction, 4500 2nd St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105 or Roadrunner Food Bank, 2645 Baylor Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE 275-3500
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JONES -- Paul Alan Jones, 37, a lifetime resident of Albuquerque, died Saturday morning, November 5, 2005, after struggling with multiple sclerosis and mental illness for 20 years, and with cancer for the last three years. He is survived by his parents, Kent and Jorge, also of Albuquerque; by seven sisters and two brothers (spouses names in parentheses), Diane Gonzales (Anthony) and Christy Burton (J.R.) of Albuquerque, Marilyn Foust (Dan) of Saratoga, CA, Julie Painter (Jerry) of Idaho Falls, ID, Ilene Oliver (Michael) of Aurora, CO, Linda Grossman (Lew) of Kalispell, MT, Valerie Jones of Jackson, MS, Jeff (Maureen) of Park Rapids, MN and Gordon (Penny) of Houston, TX; and by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints San Victorio Chapel, 11750 San Victorio Ave. NE, on Thursday, November 10, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. Friends may visit Wednesday, November 9, 2005 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. French Mortuary, Inc. 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
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