On Stands Now
October 2022

Questa  •  Red River  •  Cerro  •  Costilla  •  Amalia  •  Lama  •  San Cristobal

northern new mexico news boy
Access Back Issues of
Print Editions Here

Share this article!

Post Date:

Written By:

Utilia Salazar

OBITUARY: Utilia Salazar

Utilia Salazar, 94, a resident of Cerro, passed away July 21, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband Adonias Salazar; son Teddy Salazar; parents Amado and Beatrice Quintana; brothers Chris Gallegos, Adonario Gallegos, Arsenio Gallegos, and Duby Quintana.


Utilia is survived by her children Fidelas Portillo (Ralph), Lora Sanchez (Jim), DeAnn Vigil (Michael); grandchildren Lisa Mills, Lori Feagler, Matt Gomez, Steven Sanchez, Rocky Sanchez, Michael Vigil; great-grandchildren Brayden Marker, Dominic Sanchez, Mirabella Sanchez, Mariah Vigil, Dominic Vigil, Audrey Feagler and Alyssa Feagler; siblings Mayo Archuleta, Betty Archuleta, Alonzo Quintana, Frank Quintana, Lucio Quintana, Loveida Cisneros (David); plus many other loving relatives and friends.


Rosary was recited on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 10 am, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Cerro. Burial followed at the Cerro Catholic Cemetery. The family of Utilia Salazar has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.