Understanding Your Grief

— September 7 and 8

Understanding Your Grief

— October 13 and 14th, 2022


Charles A. Sanchez

Sep 14, 2022

Carlos (Charles) A. Sanchez, a long time Albuquerque resident peacefully passed away in his sleep on September 14, 2022. Charles was born June 9th, 1929 in Pastura, NM to his late parents Carlos and Andrea Sanchez. He was a graduate of Albuquerque High School and the University of New Mexico. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corp in...

Lorraine Jane Baca Gallegos

Sep 29, 2022


Lorraine Baca Gallegos, age 94, passed peacefully in her sleep on September 29th, 2022.  She was born on October 19th, 1927 in  Anton Chico, NM and raised in Las Vegas, NM.  She graduated from Las Vegas High, attended Highlands University, and began her career at Los Alamos National Laboratory with the Atomic Energy Commission.  She also worked for the...

Mary Teresa Bennetts

Sep 28, 2022

Mary Teresa Bennetts, passed away on September 28, 2022 at her home surrounded by the love of her family.  A full obituary will be posted soon.  

Nancy R. Doak

Sep 27, 2022


Our Mom, Nancy R. Doak, passed peacefully September 27, 2022, ten days shy of her 89th birthday, at The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, after a long struggle with dementia. She was predeceased by her husband (our Dad) Don W. Doak in 2013; and by our sister Julia M. “Julie” Doak-Emery in 2017. She is survived by her...

Raymond Abram & Elma Lourdes Alanis

Sep 27, 2022

Raymond Abram Alanis

March 16, 1926 – September 25, 2022


“Ray” was born in Keeler, California to Jesusita Moreno Alanis and Jesus Alanis. He was the middle child of seven children, Rudy, Manuel, and Magdalena were older and Angela, Suzanna and Vicente were younger. Ray was the prankster travieso that kept Rudy and Manuel busy watching after and often...

Curtis Michael Collins Sr.

Sep 27, 2022

Curtis Michael Collins Sr. (many of you probably knew him as Mike), was born on January 21st, 1954, in Baltimore, Maryland. A longtime resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and loving friend, entered eternal life, peacefully, on September 27th, 2022, after a lengthy battle with complications that stemmed from diabetes. His spirit is carried on...

AJ Bonham

Sep 26, 2022

AJ (Alba Jay) Bonham passed from this life to be with his Heavenly Father on September 26, 2022, after a brief and courageous battle with multiple myeloma. He was born in Erick, Oklahoma, on May 24, 1937, to Albert Clayton Bonham and Ava (Avil) Marie Brimm Vanover, the youngest of six children. He attended school in Delhi, OK, until he...

Tom Howard Tucker

Sep 25, 2022


Tom Howard Tucker, 64, passed away September 25, 2022.


He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Paula Tucker and his wife Laura Crawford-Tucker. He is survived by his children Matthew (Preston, Zoey, Autumn) , Jessica and Jacob (Bailey, Jace and Eli), Jamie and Patrick (Brooke, Bryce and Patrick Jr) , Jodi and Saul (Angelina and...

Lydia E. Maldonado

Sep 24, 2022

Lydia E. Maldonado, a caring wife, mother and friend, left this world suddenly on September 24, 2022 at the age of 83. She was born March 15, 1939 to Marianna Hernandez and Cruz Andrades in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. She worked hard in New York City factories as a hat maker and cleaning offices to put herself through school to...

Bertha Evelyn Padilla

Sep 24, 2022


Bertha Evelyn Padilla of Socorro, NM passed away on September 24, 2022 in her home at the age of 91.

Bertha was born in Belin, NM on April 8, 1931, to Edobjune and Helario Peralta.

She loved traveling with her husband enjoying their camping trips.  Spending time with her family brought her joy and happiness.  Making jewelry was a...

Frances S. Chavez

Sep 23, 2022


We are sad to announce the passing of Frances S. Chavez of Cuba, NM on September 23, 2022. Frances passed away in her home surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 82. 

Frances was born on August 5, 1940, in Gallina, NM to Jose Ignacio Arellano and Antonia Maria Maestas Arellano.  Frances graduated in 1960 from Cuba...

Lloyd G. Parnell

Sep 23, 2022


Lloyd George Parnell

Born February 13, 1955 in Roosevelt, Utah

Passed peacefully in his San Acacia home on September 23, 2022.

Through many years of construction work and well drilling across the southwest United States, Lloyd touched many lives. He was loved and respected by many.

Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents, Ray & Lorna Parnell, and...

Robert Lucero

Sep 23, 2022



Robert Lee Lucero went home to meet the lord on9/23/22 with his loving wife of 43 years at his bedside. Robert was born to Alberto and Ramona Lucero on 8/28/57. Robert worked at the VLA and owned two tire shops until they closed down. Robert loved the outdoors especially fishing, hunting, and going on short road trips with...

Daniel Mark Armer

Sep 22, 2022

Daniel Mark Armer, age 64, left this world for a new adventure on Thursday, September 22, 2022. He was born to Frank and Elaine Armer on July 4, 1958. He was a firecracker since the day he was born, Dan will be fondly remembered for his quick wit, mischievous sense of humor, and caring, gentle heart.

Dan was a Certified...

Jeremiah Cabral-Canales

Sep 20, 2022

Jeremiah Gael Cabral-Canales passed away on September 20, 2022. He was born in Albuquerque on August 27, 2022, to Destiny Garcia and Leonardo Cabral Canales. He was preceded in death by his great grandmother, Erlinda Thema Montaño. He is survived by his parents, brother, Liam Cabral-Canales, great grandfather, Bernie Junior Montaño and his grandmothers, Dezaray Sanchez and Gloria Canales as...

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