Esmeralda (Smetty) F. Perea
Esmeralda Perea, 92, passed away with her family at her bedside on Friday, November 12, 2021.
Esmeralda was born on February 23, 1929, in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was a lifelong resident.
She graduated from Albuquerque High School in 1947 and married William T. Perea on August 27, 1948.
Esmeralda is survived by her husband William T. Perea and her brother, Louis Flores and her 6 children: Rosalie Tierney, Thomas Perea, Carolyn Emerson, Roberta Russell, William Perea, and Robert Perea. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Esmeralda was a devout member of the Shrine of St. Bernadette's Catholic Church, 11509 Indian School Rd. NE, where she taught Catechism for several years.
Her viewing will be held on Monday, November 22nd, from 2:00 pm at Daniel's Family Mortuary at 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE.
A rosary will be recited Tuesday, November 23rd, at 9:30 am at the Shrine of St. Bernadette followed by funeral mass at 10:00 am and interment at Mount Calvary Cemetery, located at 1910 Edith Blvd. NE