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- 04/29/14--00:00: _Obituary for GARRINGER
- 04/29/14--00:00: _Obituary for FOIL
- 04/29/14--00:00: _Obituary for DEAN
- 04/29/14--00:00: _Obituary for CORDOVA
- 04/29/14--00:00: _Obituary for BARTLETT
- 04/29/14--00:00: _Obituary for BACKART
- 04/29/14--00:00: _Obituary for ALESSA...
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for VIGIL
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for SMITH
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for SILVERMAN
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for ROYBAL
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for ROLAN
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for RINALDI
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for PAYNE
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for PARRA
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for PAGETT...
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for MORA
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for MEYER
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for MCKINNEY
- 04/30/14--00:00: _Obituary for MATA
- 04/29/14--00:00: Obituary for GARRINGER
- 04/29/14--00:00: Obituary for FOIL
- 04/29/14--00:00: Obituary for DEAN
- 04/29/14--00:00: Obituary for CORDOVA
- 04/29/14--00:00: Obituary for BARTLETT
- 04/29/14--00:00: Obituary for BACKART
- 04/29/14--00:00: Obituary for ALESSANDRONE
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for VIGIL
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for SMITH
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for SILVERMAN
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for ROYBAL
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for ROLAN
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for RINALDI
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for PAYNE
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for PARRA
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for PAGETT-GLEASON
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for MORA
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for MEYER
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for MCKINNEY
- 04/30/14--00:00: Obituary for MATA
GARRINGER, LLOYD O. Lloyd O. Garringer, age 65, long-time resident of Bosque Farms, New Mexico, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Donna Garringer; his son, Ira Garringer, 43; son, Alton Garringer, 40; and daughter, Susan Selfridge, 36; and 12 grandchildren. Lloyd served his country honorably for 20 years retiring from the Army at the rank of CW3. He was loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Services will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at FRENCH - University. Please visit our online guestbook for Lloyd at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH - University 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333
FOIL, SIDNEY L. Sidney L. Foil, went to be with our Lord on Friday, April 25, 2014. Sidney is survived by his spouse of 54 years, Bobbie J. Foil; daughters, Janet (Jim) Alden, and Cynthia (James) Farslow; son, Reginald Foil; brother, David Foil: grandchildren, Cameron and Tania; and step-daughter, Callie Masten. Sidney was a World War II Veteran, Tenth Mountain Infantry. He previously owned Log Cutters Supply Company and worked for Vernon Company selling specialty advertising items. He was president several times of the New Mexico chapter of the Tenth Mountain Association. He was also president a few times of the Pajarito T-Bird Car Club. He loved working on cars and helping build churches. Sidney's Life Celebration will begin with a Visitation on Tuesday in the Reflection of Life Chapel (Washington & Cutler NE) from 2:00-4:00 p.m. A Life Celebration Service will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Del Norte Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Please visit Sidney's online guest book at www.ReflectionofLife.com. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777
DEAN, CAROLYN HALL Age 94, died Monday, April 28, 2014. She is survived by her children and several other family members. Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Major Kenneth Dean, USAF in 1956. Mrs. Dean was a graduate of Florida State College for Women, was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Retired Officers Association and was a substitute teacher and social worker. She was a devoted wife, mother and loved her family. Friends may visit Thursday, May 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at FRENCH - Lomas. Services will be Friday, May 2, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at FRENCH - Lomas. Burial will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Please visit our online guestbook for Carolyn at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH - Lomas 10500 Lomas Blvd NE 505-275-3500
CORDOVA, ANSELMO 1931 - 2014 Anselmo Cordova, age 83, a resident of Bosque Farms, NM was called to be with our Lord on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Anselmo proudly served in the United States Army for three years. He worked for the civil service and later retired from the United States Post Office. He was a very active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. He joined the Corrcio and served as a Eucharist Minister for 20 years. Anselmo was also a member of the Legion of Mary and a Servite member. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Seferina Esquivel Cordova; brothers, Pablo and Eluvelio; and son, Anthony. Anselmo is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Rebecca Molina Cordova; daughters, Theresa Sangre, Clara Baca and husband, Greg, Eleanor Cordova, sons, John and wife, Nora, Andrew and wife, Teresa, Rufino and wife, Giesla, and Richard; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Gloria Archuleta and husband, Albert, and Donna Cordova; and brother, Leo and wife, Lola. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. All services will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Peralta on Thursday, May 1st beginning with a Viewing at 9:30 a.m. with Rosary to be recited 10:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. with Father Hoi Tran presiding. Interment will follow at Valencia Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Anthony, Mathew and Jason Baca, Jonathan, James and Ron Cordova and Daniel Moreno. Honorary Pallbearers will be Dianna Lucero, Maria Daniels, Joanna Gawrada, Corinia Sefe and Rachel Baca. The family would like to give a special thank you to Father Hoi Tran, Knights of Columbus, Legion of Mary, Servite 3rd Order members, his neighbor, Robert Lamont and to all the family and friends praying for us. Sign Anselmo's online tribute at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main Street, Belen, NM.
BARTLETT, FRANK GILBERT Frank Gilbert Bartlett died on April 23, 2014. A native of Albuquerque, NM; he was born on June 22, 1970; graduated from La Cueva High School and worked with and for various special needs programs in the Albuquerque area. He is survived by many loving and caring family members. A Memorial service will be held on May 1, 2014 at 10:00am at The First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 with a potluck reception to follow. The family has requested that any donations in his honor be made to The ARC of New Mexico.
BACKART, LLOYD G. age 90, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 in Albuquerque. Lloyd is survived by his wife of 70 years, Eleanor; three children Janice Bernson and Rudi Owens of New Mexico and Steve Backart of Illinois; his sister Judy Stonehouse of Florida; five grandchildren & one great- grandchild. Lloyd was born on August 5, 1923 in Buffalo, New York to Lloyd C. Backart and Frances C. Sonke. Lloyd graduated from Godwin Heights High School in Grand Rapids, MI and attended Michigan State University prior to enlisting in the United States Army. A veteran of WW II, Lloyd served in the South Pacific and earned two Bronze Stars. His unit, Company L of the 383rd Regiment of the 96th Infantry Division, was awarded a Presidential Unit Citation for actions on Okinawa Island. After the war, Lloyd devoted his career to the material handling industry. He began his employment at Rapistan Corporation, a company founded by his father. He rose to be a Vice President at Rapistan, and went on to complete his profession with the American Chain and Cable Company. He is a former president of the Material Handling Institute...a trade organization. Lloyd retired in 1986. Throughout his lifetime, Lloyd made friends in many communities he called home, including Grand Rapids, MI, Seattle, WA, Birmingham, MI, Westport, CT, Newport Beach, CA, Stuart, FL, Dunwoody, GA and most recently, Albuquerque, NM. While in Albuquerque, Lloyd was active in Kiwanis International and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. Lloyd is warmly remembered for his outgoing personality, excellent sense of humor and his ability to make friends wherever he was. Lloyd will be interred in a private ceremony with full military honors at Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in his memory be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico.
ALESSANDRONE, ARMAND JR. Age 63, beloved and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014. Born and raised in Waterbury, CT, Armand and his wife relocated to New Mexico where they raised their four girls. In 2010, Armand retired from PNM after 31 years of service and, with his wife moved to the mountains of Chama, NM. He was light-hearted, charismatic, and had a zest for life. He enjoyed numerous interests, all of which he pursued with passion. Armand was very active and throughout his lifetime he finished several full and half marathons. He loved cooking homemade Italian food and making wine with his friends and family. He cherished spending time with his family and loved to laugh. He will be remembered as a kind, loving, and exceptional man. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Mary and Armand Alessandrone Sr; brother, Ernest Alessandrone; and sister, Rosemarie DeSocio. Armand is survived by wife Joanne Alessandrone; his children, Corinne Maynes and husband Raymond; Audra Gonzales and husband Richard; Stephanie Alessandrone, and Kristina Alessandrone; his precious grandchildren, Aaron Earle, Jaid Maestas and Eric, Lucas Earle, Tierra Earle, Tristan Gonzales, and Saryn Gonzales; one great- granddaughter Layla Maestas. Also surviving are his sisters, Angela Donovan and husband Jerry; Annette Williams and husband David; mother in law, Agnes Robert; sisters in law, Sharon Mansfield and husband Richard; Joyce True and husband Howard; and Gail Corriveau and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Armand will be greatly missed by his loving family and those whose hearts he touched. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Michael's and all Angels Episcopal Church, 601 Montano Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87107, where Funeral Services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Those who wish to express their condolences, may visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services ALAMEDA MORTUARY 9420 Fourth St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 898-3160
VIGIL, JULIAN J. age 81, went to be with the Lord on Saturday April 26, 2014. He was born on January 9, 1932. Julian is survived by his wife of 60 years Cecilia Vigil; his children Debbie Vigil and John Vigil; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. His sisters Rose Deaton and Frances Correa and many nieces and nephews. Julian was a Veteran of the Korean War where he served two terms. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for over 35 years. Julian was always a hard worker and enjoyed being outdoors, he was young at heart and a friend to many. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten. We will be celebrating his life at Daniels Family Funeral Services (7601 Wyoming), Thursday, May 1st. Viewing at 6:30pm with Rosary to follow. Mass will be held at Church of the Risen Savior, Friday, May 2nd at 10:00am, reception to follow.
SMITH, DAVID ROBERT &Quot;BOBBY&Quot; JR., DR. Dr. David Robert "Bobby" Smith, Jr., age 74, beloved husband, father and grandfather, went to Heaven on April 27, 2014, to be with his Lord and Savior. Bobby had been a long time resident of Albuquerque. He was born in Houston, TX, attended the University of Texas, Texas A&M, and obtained his second Master's degree and Doctorate in Physics from Rice University. He worked as a physicist at Sandia National Laboratories, taught physics and electrical engineering at Texas A&M University, specialized in high power microwave energetic effects while a resident of Colorado Springs, and completed his career as a consultant to Sandia National Laboratories until his retirement. Bobby leaves behind his wife of 51 years, Bonnie; their two sons, Dr. David Robert Smith III and Stephen E. Smith; and his brother, Frank Furlow. Bobby was also a proud grandfather of two gorgeous granddaughters, Kate and Sarah Smith; and he maintained strong relationships with family and friends, who extend across the country. Bobby had many interests. He loved to play piano, guitar, accordion, violin and banjo. He was always fond of a variety of music genres. Beloved friends and family who knew Bobby remember him as a soft-spoken, intelligent, humble man who loved his family and enjoyed leading Bible studies; entertaining his grandchildren, hiking, fishing and playing golf. Friends may visit FRENCH - Wyoming on Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Services will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 10000 Spain Rd. NE, followed by a reception at the church. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the Smith family requests that charitable donations be made to either the Children of Faith School or the Albuquerque Rescue Mission. Please visit our online guestbook for Bobby at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH - Wyoming 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
SILVERMAN, DANIEL HOWARD Age 66, passed away on April 24, 2014. Dan was born and raised in Minneapolis and most recently lived in Albuquerque. He graduated from the University of MN and majored in advertising. He was a local TV director in the Minneapolis area. He directed many shows including a fun sports show entitled Bowlerama. He loved sports and music and was very creative. Growing up he was involved in area athletics. His family is eternally grateful for the support given to Dan from his friends through AA in Albuquerque. Dan was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Susan, who also lived in Albuquerque. Dan will be missed by all who knew him, may his soul rest in peace. Graveside services will be held at Vista Verde Memorial Park. Friday, May 2nd at 2:00 pm.
ROYBAL, VALENTINA Valentina Roybal, 87, passed away on Sunday, April 27th, at home surrounded by her family. "Tina" was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Lawrence Roybal; parents Nicholas and Isabel Sena; brothers Claude Sena, Eligio Sena, Eloy Sena; sisters Frances Gomez, Irene Martinez, Nestora Chavez, Rosella Miller, Aurora Baumgardner. She is survived by son, Richard Roybal and his partner Virginia Voight; daughter Beverly Baca and her partner Doyle Winter; daughter, Rose Harms; daughter Mae Dotson and her husband Tim; and son Christopher Roybal; grandchildren Therese Baca-Radler and Robert Baca, Janea and Aleah Roybal, Monica and Andrew Harms, Christopher Plummer, Kristen and Robert Roybal; great-grandchildren Heaven and Antonio Roybal, Elias Roybal-Apodaca, Julian Apodaca, Annaleah Young, Isabel Plummer-McCoy, Gabriel, Astrid, and Aubrey Radler, and Ava Aragon. The youngest of nine siblings, Tina was born in Nambe', New Mexico. When she was a young girl, her family moved to Durango, Colorado, where she spent most of her childhood. She moved to Albuquerque and graduated from the Regina School of Nursing at the old St. Joseph's Hospital. After she married Lawrence, they raised their children in Albuquerque's North Valley. A devoted wife and mother, Tina helped Lawrence at their Alameda grocery store, Roybal's Market, when the children attended school. Tina was part of "The Greatest Generation," a Registered Nurse during World War II. Always the caregiver, her kindness and compassion touched many lives. Her greatest joy was her family. She taught many of her grandchildren to read. She was an avid garage-sale picker and collector of antiques. A great fan of old movies, she sang and danced to movie tunes for her grandchildren. Tina enjoyed discussing local and national political issues and current events. Her time spent at the Paradise Hills Community Center brought her much happiness. She was extremely funny, and there was never a dull moment with Tina. Feisty, precious, and forever loving, she will be greatly missed. Rosary will be recited Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 a.m. Burial will take place Friday at 9:00 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.
ROLAN, CHRIS STEVE Beloved CHRIS STEVE ROLAN, 30, of Albuquerque, NM went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 20, 2014. Chris was born in Dinuba, CA on August 13, 1983 to Bill Dean Rolan and Theresa Maria Rolan. He is survived by his mother Theresa Rolan; four siblings: Robert Garcia; Frank Garcia; Dean Rolan; Arianna Rolan; and nine nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his grandma Lackey and many other family and friends. Specialist Rolan was a great and honorable man who served his country, four years as a medic in the United States Army. "For the greatest gift of all, which covers a multitude of sins and casts out all fears." (NKJV)..... love, is the legacy he leaves behind in the hearts of those who knew him. To celebrate his life of love, integrity and loyalty, a memorial will be held Thursday evening May 1st 2014, at Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE, 87108, (764-9663) with a viewing from 5pm-7pm and prayer service from 7pm-8pm. Following a funeral, Friday May 2nd 2014, at Sage Brush Community Church, 6440 Coors Blvd. N.W, 87120, (922-9200) with viewing from 10am-11am and funeral service from 11am-12pm.
RINALDI, JOSEPH GEORGE Age 78, was born on March 1, 1936 in Bernalillo, New Mexico and passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. George was preceded in death by his father, George, and mother, Jesusita Rinaldi, brother Martin Rinaldi, and sister Dolores Baca. George is survived by his loving wife of forty-five years Maria Cecilia Rinaldi; his son, Keith Rinaldi, and wife Velma; his brothers: Dick Rinaldi (Verda) and John Rinaldi (Suzie); sisters-in-law Margaret Rinaldi, Lucy Manown, Ernedes Chaves (Ross), and Linda Archuleta; brothers-in-law Fred Archuleta (Elia), Joe Archuleta, Martin Archuleta (Helen), Cel Archuleta (Alice), and Manuel Archuleta (Lettie); as well as many other family members and friends who loved him and will truly miss him. George was the second of five children born to George Rinaldi and Jesusita Rinaldi. He grew up in Bernalillo, attending Our Lady of Sorrows High School, where he was a basketball standout before attending Loyola University New Orleans on a basketball scholarship and later attended St. Michael's in Santa Fe. After graduating from college and serving in the United States Army, he returned to Bernalillo where he went to work in education at Bernalillo Public Schools, first as a teacher, then as principal, educational director, and school superintendent. After retirement, he worked with the San Felipe Gaming Commission as a gaming commissioner. He fully retired in the late 1990s and devoted his time to being with his family and working as a marshal at the Santa Ana Golf course where he made many friends and golfing partners. He loved the game of golf and golfed with his brother, John, every Thursday and with other friends on Saturday morning. He and his wife were inseparable. They were always together going to the gym, to movies, etc. George was a thoroughly devoted husband and deeply loving father and father-in-law who enjoyed golf, his dogs, fine dining, attending and watching sporting events, and above all else taking care of his family. A Rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May , 2014 at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Bernalillo. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 2 at 10:00 a.m. at the Our Lady of Sorrows Church with interment to follow at the OLOS cemetery. Honorary pall bears will be his favorite daughter-in-law, Velma Rinaldi his best friends: Arnold Rael, Larry Casaus, Cleo Padilla and Kelo Salazar; His brothers: Dick Rinaldi and John Rinaldi his brothers and sisters' -in law: Fred Archuleta Jr., Joe Archuleta, Lucy Manown, Martin Archuleta, Ernedes Archuleta, Cel Archuleta, Manuel Archuleta and Linda Archuleta.To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 1100 Coal Ave SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800
PAYNE, VIRGINIA ANN &Quot;GINNIE&Quot; Happy Birthday Mom. Until we meet again. May God hold you in the palm of his hand. All my Love Gary
PARRA, RICKY JOSEPH age 27, was born June 1, 1986 and died Sunday April 27, 2014. He was preceded by his grandfather, Joe R Sanchez and is survived by his loving mother, Viola Parra; his sister, Roxanne Padilla and husband Sylvester Padilla; goddaughter, Kayla Parra Padilla; niece, Johanna Padilla and his best friend and father, Rick Parra Sr. He will be missed by his grandmothers, Lenore Sanchez and Belem Parra; grandfather, Jose Parra; aunts Rose LaVail, Sarita Loehr and her husband Tom Loehr, Susan Chavez and her husband Javier Chavez and Priscilla Sanchez; uncles, Joe Parra, Richard Sanchez and wife Pat Sanchez, Joe Sanchez and his wife Carmen Sanchez, and numerous cousins and loving friends. Ricky was a very dedicated worker and loved his Dallas Cowboys and Lobo Basketball. In his short life we as a family loved him and supported him. We will all miss Ricky so very much. A Funeral Mass will be held at St Therese Little Flower Church, 300 Mildred Ave NW, just south of Candelaria and 4th St., on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
PAGETT-GLEASON, DEBBIE J. Age 61, a resident of Albuquerque since 1985, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Randall R. Gleason; sons, R. Ryan Gleason and wife, Kristalyn and R. Rob Gleason and wife, Carla; granddaughter, Robyn R. Gleason; grandsons, Rhett R. Gleason, Reid R. Gleason, and Reagan R. Gleason; parents, Gene and Barbara Pagett; sisters, Kathy Jo Smith and husband, James and Denise Irene Cassley and husband, David; and brothers, Rocky Pagett and Barry Pagett and wife, Shari. Debbie volunteered at the UNM Hospital Service League and Road Runner Food Bank. She was an Honorary Rotarian at the Rotary Club of Albuquerque and the Rotary Club of Albuquerque - Del Norte. She served along with her husband as the Rotary District Governor Couple (District 5520) in 2000-2001. She was a career Banker with Wells Fargo Bank and its predecessors and held the Certified Professional Secretary Designation. Interment will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery, Farmington, New Mexico on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Debbie's life will be celebrated on Friday, May 2, 2014, 3:30 p.m., at St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, 4601 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE, with Rev. Rodney Saunders officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rotary International Foundation, the New Mexico Methodist Foundation, or Road Runner Food Bank. Please visit our online guestbook for Debbie at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH - University 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333
MORA, LOUISE Louise, 86, went to be with our Lord April 25, 2014. She is predeceased by her parents: Ben Sr. and Vivian Mora; brothers: Frank, Albert, Robert, Ben Jr., Fred; sisters: Mickey, Ruth, and Alyce. Louise is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Luis G. Mora; son, Anthony L. and Dora Mora; daughters: Wynona and Raymond Montoya, Dolores Salazar, Yvonne and Marty Salazar, Beverly and Alex Padilla, Cynthia and Kerry Turner; brother, Andy and Dolores Mora; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and ten great-great-grandchildren. Louise's Life Celebration will begin on Wednesday from 3-5:00 p.m. at Salazar Mortuary in the Floral Chapel. A Rosary will be held also on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at St. Anne's Catholic Church, 1400 Arenal Rd. SW 87105. Mass will be held on Thursday 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne's followed by a burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Daniel Gassner, Todd Montoya, Todd Montoya Jr., Alex D. Padilla, Anthony L. Mora Jr., Jacob Turner, and Dominic Montoya. Please visit Louise's online guestbook at www.SalazarMortuary.com. SALAZAR MORTUARY 400 Third Street SW 242-1133
MEYER, MAUREEN C. Maureen Meyer, age 70. A resident of Albuquerque, died Friday, April 25th, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Donald J Meyer; her two children, Pam and Nick; her five grandchildren, Kyle, Meghan, Charles, Max and Trace; three sisters, Rosemary, Kathy and Ree; and countless friends and family. This wonderfully spirited, witty woman was an extraordinary mother, wife, and friend. Her love for all of us was fierce and unwavering, but what we will remember most about her was her love of all children. Maureen was kind, compassionate and wanted everyone to be happy and at peace with one another. She greeted everyone with a smile and a warm heartfelt greeting. There were people that she knew everywhere that she went. Graduated from high school in Toledo, Ohio, then went on to earn her nursing degree from the Mercy School of Nursing. She believed strongly in higher education and eventually attained the level of masters in nursing administration. No one could have done better at creating a loving, safe and nurturing environment for her family. We thank her for all of the memories filled with laughter, orange popsicles, purple peeps, "Spoons are for applesauce", bubbles on the patio, soccer coaching, snacks after school with the homework lady, strawberry rhubarb pie, card playing with friends and spending time with those she loved. Grateful beyond words for her gift of unconditional love, we will honor her memory by trying to give the same gift to our own families and friends. We will think of you whenever we feel the sun on our faces and the wind in our hair. You are deeply loved Nana-bo-bana and you will be missed. A small memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 30th. Memorial contributions should be made in her name to UNM Children's Hospital and there you have it, ice cream pie!
MCKINNEY, THELNESSA &Quot;TESS&Quot; Age 74, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 26, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, David McKinney; daughter, DeeAnna Waring and husband, Trey; grandchildren, Maggie, Mitchel, Trevor and Chey-Lee; and brother, Bob Witt and wife Pam. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Catherine Renee Anderson; and her parents, Jim and Mildred Witt. Tess was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and had a deep love for her extended family and her church family. She was very faithful to the Lord, serving and teaching Bible Study Fellowship for 15 years and Community Bible Study for 11 years. Tess began a bible study in Winston, NM where the Lord had led her and she fell in love with the people of that community. Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Winston Country Church, 2899 Highway 52, Winston, NM 87943. Should you desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Winston Country Church in her name. Please visit our online guestbook for Tess at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH - Wyoming 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400
MATA, CAROLYN JOYCE Age 57, was a woman filled with life, laughter and joy. She had undeniable faith that was shown through her big smile, healing touch, and loving words. She was preceded in death by her parents, Milton and Bernice Greer of Corrales, NM. She is survived by her husband of 18 years, Johnny Mata; daughter, Crystal Reynolds; son-in-law, Anthony Reynolds; granddaughter, Peyton Reynolds; sister, Ramona Wills and brother-in-law, Randy Wills. A private cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:00pm at Central SDA Church, 2201 Estancia Dr. NW.