Obituary for GARNER

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday March 09, 2004

Lucile (Lucy) Marie Garner, born March 6, 1916, in Albuquerque died March 6, 2004. She was a faithful and devout Catholic and a founding member of Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish. Lucile was preceded in death by her parents Florenzina and Frednando Tagliaferro, sisters Stella Semrau, Louise Tagliaferro, Frances Pearce and Irene Chiado, husband Alton Garner and daughter K. Dianne Katz. She is survived by her brother Tony Tagliaferro and wife Billie of Albuquerque and sister Jennie McNeil of Farmington, N.M. and many nieces and nephews. Lucy graduated from Albuquerque High School and Western School of Business. She was employed as a civil servant for more than 40 years. Lucy and her beloved husband Al traveled extensively during his tour of duty with the Navy and later during their retirement. They were avid fishermen and she would often go with Al on his hunting trips. They loved their dogs especially Tojo who was her faithful companion after Al's death. Lucy loved to garden and won many first place ribbons for her roses. Lucy was a loyal friend and will be missed by all her friends and family. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Casa Angelica. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday March 9, 2004, 7:00 pm at Fitzgerald & Son Funeral Directors. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday March 10, 2004 at 8:30 am at Our Lady of Annunciation, 2532 Vermont NE. with Fr. Ron Bruckner officiating. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 7500 Paseo Del Norte NE. Pallbearers will be Tony Tagliaferro, Martin Barker, Tom Barker, Fred Wilson, John Chiado, and Michael Chiado. Fitzgerald and Son Funeral Directors 3133 Carlisle Blvd. N.E. 884-1188