Severo Tapia, also known as “Shorty” to his family, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2018, at the age of 93 years old.

Anita Mae (Kemper) Dial, known to her family as “Shug” or “Granny,” passed away on May 23, 2018, at the age of 81 years.

David Galvan, age 66 and a resident of Edgewood for 32 years, passed away at his home on May 17, 2018, after a year-long battle with cancer.

Billy Godinez, age 54, a resident of Clines Corners, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018.

Donald D. Erck, 86, passed away on May 3, 2018, in Albuquerque as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.

A memorial Mass for Elayne H. Banks, 92, of McIntosh, and formerly of Lubbock, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m., May 18, 2018, at Santa Clara Catholic Church, Santa Clara, N.M., with Father Robert Becerra officiating.

Paul Christian Rothberg lived on both coasts and in the desert Southwest, overcame alcohol abuse and followed his calling as a Christian pastor, and at the end of his career, worked in ad sales for two East Mountain publications before passing away at the age of 73.

Edgar Roy Scott, 95, of Estancia, New Mexico passed away on Tuesday, March 13, peacefully in Albuquerque, NM at Lovelace Medical Center. Born on October 5, 1922, in Oologah, OK to Charley Wesley Scott and Rachel Clapham-Scott, Ed and his twin brother, who only survived a few days, were the y…

Shirley Jeanene Fuller Gibbs, a beloved teacher who educated generations of New Mexico schoolchildren, died peacefully at home on March 18, after a long and joyous life. She was 80.

Alfonso ‘Al’ Valdez, 96, of Willard, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Norma Jean Findley Norton passed away at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque on Tuesday, March 6. Norma was born on March 28, 1956, in Warsaw, Mo., to Norman Findley and Faye Dority Findley.

Shayla Rae Tafoya, 27, met the eyes of Jesus on February 19. She was born on August 12, 1990 in Albuquerque. She was a loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and friend to many. Shayla was preceded in death by grandmother Nita Feldmann, grandfather Peter Feldmann, uncle JC, Hito Trave…

Steven Kyle Oden, age 35 of Edgewood, NM passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in Albuquerque, NM. Kyle, as he was known to friends and family, was born on May 20th, 1982 to Tim and Myra Oden of Edgewood. Kyle graduated from Moriarty High School in 2000. Upon graduation,…

Johnny “Juan” Joseph Mendez, 70, passed away in Albuquerque on Feb. 18. Juan was born on July 3, 1947 in Clovis, New Mexico to the late Solomon and Madelena (Gallegos Delgado) Mendez. Juan will be deeply missed by his family, friends and community. Juan is also preceded in death by brothers …

Ernest W. Foust - 11/27/1929 - 2/19/2018 went Home to his Lord and Savior at the Little Rock VAMC. He was a resident of Booneville, AR for many years prior. Born in Hillman, MN, he is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Wanda Foust, brother Clarence Jr. Foust and son. Gregory Spar…

Roy Albert Livermore, was born June 6, 1924, in Gallina, NM died on Feb. 8 with his daughters at his side. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce of 62 years. He is survived by his children Glenda Strom and spouse Gary, Michael Livermore, Deborah Henson, and Mitchell Livermore. Roy is al…

Florence Madril-Montoya, 74, passed away in Stanley, NM on Feb. 7. She was born on Aug. 30, 1943 in Magdalena, NM to the late Samuel and Raina Madril. Florence was a sweet and gentle soul who absolutely loved to love everyone around her. Her favorite pastimes were coloring and reading and sh…

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