|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1934|
|Death: ||Oct. 15, 2007|
Silas B. Armijo, 73, son, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather
and friend, passed away Oct. 15, 2007 surrounded by his loving family at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces.
Silas was born Sept. 2, 1934 in Las Palomas to Louis P. and Josefa
Baca Armijo. Silas spent his youth playing football, basketball and baseball, and was nicknamed ‘Tiger' during his days at Hot Springs High School. July 3, 1954, Silas married Neomi Tafoya and they were married until her death in 1984. He was also preceded in death by his mother, Josefa B. Armijo; and son-in-law, Richard P. Sanchez.
He is survived by his father, Louis P. Armijo; his children, Janice
A. Sanchez, David S. (Patty) Armijo and Pat A. (Rob) Wood, all of TorC; brothers, Abel B. Armijo and Rudy B. (Maggie) Armijo, both of TorC; by grandchildren, Janet L. Armijo of Albuquerque, Jonathan D. Armijo of Los Lunas, Bryan S. Armijo of Los Lunas, Kris M. (Jody) Young of San Diego,
Ricardo A. Sanchez of Santa Fe, R. Patrick Wood of Las Cruces, Roman M. Sanchez of Las Cruces, and Jana N. Sanchez of San Diego; and great-grandchild, Ariana N. Young. He also had numerous nieces and nephews.
Silas retired after working 33 years at Sierra Electric Co-op. After he retired, Silas enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, hunting and fishing, and occasionally visiting a casino or two. Silas was a member of the Roman Catholic Church, Moose Lodge and Eagle Lodge.
Silas will be forever loved and dearly missed by all his family and friends.
A rosary vigil was held Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007 at Our Lady of Perpetual
Help Catholic Church led by Deacon Adam Sanchez. A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Friday, Oct. 19, 2007 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Rev. Sean Garrity, CSB officiating.
Serving as casket bearers were Ricardo Sanchez, Patrick Wood, Roman Sanchez, Jody Young, Abel Armijo and Jose Ruiz.
Honorary casket bearers were Fermin Chavez, Frank Luchini, Robert Martinez and David Garcia.
Rite of committal and interment followed at Hot Springs Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Kirikos Family Funeral Home Inc., 303 N. Cedar St., in TorC.
Neomi T Armijo (1936 - 1984)
Hot Springs Cemetery
Truth or Consequences
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Oct 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22420305