|Death: ||Aug. 21, 2004|
Mrs. Tomasita (Johnson) Gallegos - Pueblo Chieftain - August 24, 2004
Mrs. Tomasita (Johnson) Gallegos, 92, passed away on Aug. 21, 2004. She is survived by her children, Gilbert (Dolores) Gallegos of El Paso, Texas, Florence (Tom) Santos, Christine (Joe) Flores, Phyllis Rivera, all of Pueblo, and Joseph (Judy) Gallegos of Denver; sister, Virginia Johnson; brother, Raymond (Florence) Johnson of Pueblo; sisters-in-law, Juanita Baca of Phoenix, Sarah Steelmon of Denver, Pauline Gallegos of Los Angeles; and brother-in-law, Joe Maestas of Colorado Springs. Tomasita is also survived by her 25 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Gallegos; and her children, Irene, Eugene, Sarah Ann and Daniel Gallegos; grandson, Thomas Santos Jr.; her parents, Raymond and Clemaca (Valdez) Johnson; sister, Frances (Lee) Cruz; brothers, Edward Johnson, Arthur Johnson and Garfield (Irene) Johnson; parents-in-law, Leandro and Sarah (Tapia) Gallegos; brothers-in-law, Ernest Gallegos, Manuel (Mary Ann) Gallegos, Frank Gallegos, Lauro Baca, Raymond Steelmon; and sisters-in-law, Lillian Gallegos, Helen Maestas, Santana (Solomon) Gallegos and Emma (Candido) Gil. Tomasita was born on Feb. 5, 1912, in Elizabethtown, N.M., to Raymond and Clemaca (Valdez) Johnson. She grew up in Cokedale, Colo., and moved to Trinidad where she met and later married Gilbert Gallegos on Aug. 25, 1928, at Holy Trinity Church in Trinidad. Mr. and Mrs. Gallegos and family moved to Pueblo in 1944. At the time of Gilbert's death, they had just celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary. Tomasita was a homemaker and caregiver. She spent her last 11 years living with her daughter, Florence; and son-in-law, Tom Santos. Visitation, 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, at Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday; both services at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.
Imperial Memorial Gardens
Created by: Vaughan Mavir
Record added: Nov 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61372057
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