Maria (Pat) Montoya, 48, a lifelong resident of New Mexico, died Thursday, January 25, 2001. She is survived by her fiancé, Tony Lopez; daughter, Irene Sanchez and husband, Christopher, all of Albuquerque; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Samantha; five brothers, Richard Lopez and wife, Linda of Albuquerque and Odie Baca and wife, Theresa of Belen, Antonio Baca, Frank Baca and Ramon Baca and wife Fela, all of Belen; eight sisters, Betty Sanchez and husband, Olojio of Orange County, CA, Clara Baca, Ida Ortiz and husband, Tony, all of Albuquerque, Cordelia Grady and husband, Shawn of Boston, MA and Jennifer Baca of Albuquerque, Luga Calles and husband, Jose, Emma Sedillo and Helen Aragon and husband, Pedro, all of Belen; and many nieces and nephews. Pat was a member of St. Therese Little Flower Church. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at a later date. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.
Published on: Sun January 28, 2001