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Margaret Padilla

February 25, 1943 — September 17, 2022

Albuquerque, NM

Margaret Padilla, 79,

Accepted and reached the Lord’s hand for Eternal life on September 17, 2022.  Margaret was a Nurse’s Aide at BCMC and University Heights Hospital. She was a Foster Parent for over 30 years opening her door and heart to many children in need. Mom had served many years as Eucharistic Minister and Mayordomo at San Felipe de Neri Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents Selso y Terecita Naranjo, Husband, Jerry Padilla, Son, Kyle Padilla and Sister, Senaida Garcia.

Margaret is survived by her daughters, Anita Salas (Gilbert), Kateri Padilla, Mary D. Vigeant (Jim) and Son, Tyler Padilla. Grand Children, Gilbert Salas Jr., Letisha Duckett (Dennis), Monica Sandoval (Gabriel), Joslyn Bomgaars (Joel), Briana Sanchez (Eriq), Justin Vigeant (Kaylee). Great Granchildren, Kylina Duckett, Connor Duckett, Ethan Bomgaars, Emma Bomgaars, Elora Sandoval. Her brothers, Leo Naranjo, Charlie Naranjo, Herman Naranjo, Robert Naranjo, Nick Naranjo and Sisters, Jane Garcia, Rosie Naranjo, Lillian Rodriguez and JoAnn Ochoa.

Pallbearers are Jim Vigeant, Justin Vigeant, Eriq Sanchez, Nick Naranjo, Rick Garcia, Austin Ramirez

Honorary Pallbearers are her brothers and sisters.

Grant to Margaret eternal rest. Let light perpetual shine upon her. May her soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Mountain time)

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4310 Sara Rd, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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