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November 2022

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Obituaries

OBITUARY: For Peter Mellen

December 1, 1934 – January 28, 2022 • God Speed, My Love, on Angel’s Wings Pete moved to northern New Mexico around 50 years ago when he purchased Frank and

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OBITUARY: Marten “Marty” Pacheco

Marten “Marty” Pacheco, 69, a resident of Pueblo, CO, passed away on March 14, 2022. Marten was born on March 24, 1952 to Macario Pacheco and Sandra Livingston. The family

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OBITUARY: Abel Virgilio Gomez

A person who we have all come to love and cherish for many years; Abel Virgilio Gomez, a caring man with a heart of gold who was always helping his

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OBITUARY: Margaret Judith Gonzales Burns

Margaret Judith Gonzales Burns, remembered as the nurse at the Molycorp Mine, passed away peacefully, February, 4, 2022 at age 90. After raising a family, Margaret graduated from USC Nursing

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OBITUARY: Virgil Wayne Gomez

Virgil Wayne Gomez, age 73, of Questa, NM, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2022, at Loveless Heart Hospital in Albuquerque, NM surrounded by his son, daughter, and son-in-law. Virgil

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OBITUARY: Berlinda Arellano Roberts

Berlinda Arellano Roberts, age 55, a resident of Albuquerque and formerly of Amalia, passed away unexpectedly January 31, 2022. She was preceded in death by her father Rosendo Arellano; grandparents

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OBITUARY: Judith Underwood Starbuck

Judith Underwood Starbuck, age 96, passed away in Tucson, AZ on February 11, after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband Ward Starbuck, her sister Denise Underwood Martin,

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OBITUARY: Jimmy Arellano

Jimmy Arellano, age 50, a resident of Albuquerque and formerly of Amalia, passed away unexpectedly February 13, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father Rosendo Arellano; sister Berlinda

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OBITUARY: Stephanie Ann Gilbert

Stephanie Ann Gilbert, age 64, a resident of Questa, passed away unexpectedly February 3, 2022.She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Orville and Catherine Gilbert; sisters

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OBITUARY: David Flores

David Flores, age 55, a resident of Questa, passed away unexpectedly January 26, 2022.He was preceded in death by his parents David & Barbara Flores; brother Abel Flores; uncle Theodore

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OBITUARY: Modesto Cisneros

Modesto Cisneros, age 92, a resident of Questa, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his devoted family on February 7, 2022. He was preceded in death by his loving

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OBITUARY: RICHARD PAUL BLAIR

Richard Paul Blair translated on January 9, 2022, at home in Costilla, NM, after a long battle with cancer. Richard showed his courage in facing these challenges with grit and

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OBITUARY: David Charles Nelson

David Charles Nelson, 85, passed from this earth and joined a higher band on the eve of the winter solstice, 12/20/21, at his home in Crestone. Many in the El

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OBITUARY: LAMA KARMA RINCHEN

Lama Karma Rinchen was born in Eastern Tibet in 1931. At age seven he ran away to a monastery because he wanted to be a Buddhist monk, but was sent

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OBITUARY: ANTONIO M. CINTAS

Antonio M. Cintas age 74, a resident of Questa, NM, passed away unexpectedly on December 27, 2021.He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Rose Cintas; brothers Larry

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OBITUARY: BARBARA MOLINA LUCERO

The small communities of Amalia and Costilla are mourning the loss of a mother, sister, grandmother, friend, and much more. Barbara Molina Lucero passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on December

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EULOGY: Asha Greer

\Asha Greer died peacefully on January 7, 2022, surrounded by family and loved ones. She filled her 87 years with immense love, connection, engagement, and curiosity. Asha was born in

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OBITUARY: Clarence G. LaCome

Questa resident Clarence G. LaCome, age 72, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Elvira LaCome; brother Gerald LaCome; grandparents

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