Obituary for MORALES

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday August 15, 2004

Manuel B. Morales, 68, a resident of Albuquerque entered into eternal rest Friday, July 9, 2004 at Presbyterian Hospital. Mr. Morales was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Chambrino, NM to Juan P. Morales and Clementa Barreras Morales. He retired as a Postal Clerk from the United States Postal Service in Albuquerque. He was a member of the Zapata Club and was a communicant of the Catholic Church. Mr. Morales served his country in the United States Army in the Mortar Battery, 1st Airborne Battle Group, 506th Infantry. Mr. Morales is survived by his loving companion, Beth Hambay of the family home; a son, Ezzard Morales of Albuquerque; three daughters, Patricia Gutierrez of Torrance, CA, Ramona Moseley, and Georgia Franke, both of Albuquerque; a brother, Y.B. Morales and his wife, Ermie; and a sister, Jessie M. Torres, all of Bayard. Also surviving are his grandchildren, James, Jessica, and Darren Gutierrez of Torrance, CA; Casey, Blake, Garrett, and Jarrod Moseley; Chelsea and Isabella Frankel, Amanda and Tiffany Morales, all of Albuquerque; and one great-grandson, Zachary Gutierrez of Silver City. Mr. Morales was laid to rest at Fort Bayard National Cemetery with military honors. In memory of Manuel B. Morales a donation may be made to the Zapata Club, Inc. at 2723 1/2 Isleta Blvd S.W. Albuquerque, NM 87105 (505) 877-6434