BACA, PETE J. Pete J. Baca, age 44 a resident of Albuquerque and Serafina, New Mexico passed away in Albuquerque, New Mexico and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 22, 2014. He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on June 21, 1969 to Edward D. Baca and Patricia M. Algien-Baca. He was a beloved dad, son, uncle, nino and friend. He loved racing horses, softball, baseball, hunting and family gatherings. Pete had a great sense of humor and always made people laugh. He graduated from West Las Vegas High School in 1987, then went to Highlands University where he received his Bachelors and Masters in Social Work. He will be greatly missed by all. A lifetime Catholic, he was a member of Nuestra Senora del Rosario in Lagunita, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Ned and Mary Algien; paternal grandparents: Daniel and Bernadina Baca. He is survived by his beloved parents: Edward and Patty Baca of Serafina, NM; son: Eloy Gonzales of Albuquerque, NM; brothers: Mark Baca and Frieda Maldonado; Richard Baca, Sr., and Arlene Faircloth; niece: Andrea Baca; niece-goddaughter: Nicole Baca; nephew: Ricky Baca, Jr., all of Albuquerque, NM; numerous: aunts, uncles and cousins. Rosary services will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:00pm at Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:00am at Immaculate Conception Church with Father Antonio Mondragon as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Nuestra Senora del Rosario Cemetery in Lagunita, New Mexico with the following serving as Casket Bearers: Greg Mondragon, Tony Mondragon, Benny Tapia, Jr., Douglas Flores, Victor Ulibarri, Jr., and Leroy Trujillo, Jr. Serving as Honorary Bearers: Hubert Anaya, Robert Dimas, Ricky Baca, Jr., Ronnie Tapia and Johnny Vigil, Jr. Please visit our website: www.rogersmortuarynm.com to sign our online register book. Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary 600 Reynolds Ave Las Vegas, NM. 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.
Published on: Thu February 27, 2014