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Fabiola Helen Tafoya

October 6, 1934 — March 21, 2024


Fabiola “Fabie” Tafoya, age 89, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2024, in Albuquerque, NM. She was born October              06, 1934, to her parents Maria Garcia and Antonio Vigil in Albuquerque, NM. 

          She is preceded in death by her Husband, Leo E. Tafoya; and her 3 sons, Richard L. Tafoya, Victor F. Tafoya, and  Michael M. Tafoya. 

          She is survived by her daughters, Dorella M. Tafoya and Ruby J. Tafoya of Albuquerque, NM; her son-in-law, David Candelaria of Albuquerque, NM; two grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. 

          Fabiola loved singing. She was an inspiring soul, and always there for all who came to her with their troubles. 

          You taught us love, patience, and endurance. You were the truest, dearest, more than a mother to us. 

          We love you and you will be missed Deeply! 


Services will be held:
Wednesday, April 03, 2024

Located At: 
San Ignacio Catholic Church 
1300 Walter St NE, 
Albuquerque, NM 87102

                  09:30 AM - 10:00 AM = Open Visitation 
 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM = Mass

to follow after mass at:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
1900 Edith Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102


Bobby Tafoya

Phillip Maldonado

Mathew Maldonado

Daniel (DJ) Trujillo 

Josh Trujillo

Tommy Garduno Jr. 

Honorary Pall Bearers: 

David Candelaria 

Danny Ruiz

Walter Lucero 

Joseph Candelaria 

Frank Hinijos

Marquis Smith

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