Frank D. Acosta a wonderful husband, father, and a funny grandpa passed away on March 14, 2022, in Albuquerque, NM at the age of 68.
Frank is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Anna Marie J. Acosta of Bernalillo, NM; daughter, Rose Mary Acosta-Ortiz and fiancé, Chris Serna of Rio Rancho, NM; son, Daniel F. Acosta and wife, Diane Ortiz Acosta of Rowe, NM; grandchildren, Isiah P. Acosta and fiancée, Johanna Scoggins and Makayla M. Acosta and fiancé, Justin Porter; great grandchildren; Joe Henry Acosta De Herrera III, Jayla Raelene Porter, Micah Scoggins and Drevin Porter. He is preceded in death by his father, Redolfo G. Acosta; mother, Petra Acosta; brothers, Raymond Acosta and Anthony Acosta.
Frank was born on April 25, 1953 in Albuquerque, NM to Redolfo G. Acosta and Petra Acosta of Corrales. He graduated from West Mesa High School in Albuquerque in 1973. He married the love of his life, Anna Marie J. Ortiz on August 30, 1974 in Corrales, New Mexico. The couple welcomed two children into their home. His children remember him as a kind and caring father who encouraged them to pursue their goals.
Frank worked as an asphalt operator, wood worker (cabinets) and home builder. He loved life and would make people laugh with his sense of humor. He enjoyed playing the guitar since he was 9 years old, hunting, fishing, and working on cars. He cherished spending time with family and friends. He was an active and dedicated member of Our Lady of Sorrows in Bernalillo, NM and St. Thomas Aquinas in Rio Rancho, NM. He played his guitar for a year in the church choir.
“The Lord is my shepherd.” Psalm 23 1-6
A rosary will take place at 10:00 am followed by a mass at 10:30 am on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 1502 Sara Rd. Rio Rancho, NM 87124. An interment will take place at 12:15 pm at Vista Verde Memorial Park, 4310 Sara Rd. SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. A reception will he held at the Parish Hall Reception at St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 1:00 pm.
Isiah Acosta, Makayla Acosta, Chris Serna, Michael Tafoya, Rick Pimentel, Robert Pimentel.
Diane Ortiz Acosta, Brian Edwards, Carlos Gallegos, Dave Serna