|Death: ||Jan. 3, 2008|
Andreita Chavez, age 93, a life-long resident of Los Lunas, peacefully passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3. She was a member of the San Clemente Catholic Church, in Los Lunas and was an active member of the Sacred Heart League for many years.
The love she had for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren was immeasurable. They brought great joy to her life, and she gave all of herself to her family. Andreita loved to sew and knit, and it brought her great pleasure in giving her work to family and friends.
Andreita was a loving caregiver for 62 years to her younger sister, Angie Sanchez. Angie depended on Andreita for almost everything, and she was proud to be able to take care of her little sister.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tomas Chavez; four sons, Lee, Fermine, Richard and Bobby Chavez; two daughters, Pricilla Tafoya and Christine Mills; great-granddaughter, Jessica Chavez; parents, Isidor and Premetiva Lente Sanchez; and two sons-in-law, Greg Benavidez and Earl Mills.
Andreita is survived by her seven loving children, Lois and his wife, Leona, Yolanda Garcia and her husband, Jerry, Theresa Benavidez, Irene Cordova and her husband, Bernie, Max and his wife, Kathy, Tomas and Raymond Chavez. Andreita is also survived by her many loving grandchildren and one loving sister, Angelita "Angie" Sanchez.
A viewing will be held at Romero Funeral Home, on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 1 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 2 p.m. A final visitation will be held at San Clemente Catholic Church, on Monday, Jan. 7, at 9 a.m. with a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Los Lentes Catholic Cemetery in Los Lunas.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Garcia, Kirk Mills, Kevin Benavidez, Fermine Chavez Jr., Carlos Cordova, Eddie, Robert, Michael and Joseph Chavez.
Sign Andreita's online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.
Los Lentes Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23762772
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