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Simona N. Nieto Angel
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1916
Death: May 26, 2010

Simona N. Angel, age 93, passed away on May 26, 2010 at the Guadalupe County Hospital following an illness. Mrs. Angel was born on December 29, 1916 in Borica, NM to the home of Augustine and Bartolita Baca Nieto. She married Jose I Angel on December 14, 1936 in Santa Rosa.

Simona farmed and ranched with her husband in Puerto de Luna for many years. She was a faithful member of Nuestra Senora de Refugio and St. Rose of Lima Church. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters, Las Hijas de Maria, Sacred Heart Society, Altar Society and the Green Valley Extension Club. She also served as Mayodroma for the Santa Inez Chapel in Puerto De Luna for many years. She enjoyed gardening, making chili ristras, playing bingo at the PDL Senior Citizens Center, she also enjoyed writing, sewing and was famous throughout New Mexico as being a Currandera.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jose, 2 infant sons and 2 infant daughters.

Survivors include her children; Mary Flores and husband Manuel of Santa Rosa, Frank Angel and wife Irene of Santa Fe, Patricia Rivera and husband Max, Jr. of Albuquerque, Nick Angel and wife Margaret of Albuquerque, Teresa Angel of Las Cruces, Mabel Flores and husband Danny of Santa Rosa, Christina Foster of Las Cruces and Joey Angel and wife Hilda of Santa Rosa. Also surviving is her sister, Helen of San Antonio, TX, 25 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild, numerous nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends.

Rosary services will be held on Thursday, May 27, at 7:00 PM from Nuestra Senora de Refugio Church in Puerto De Luna. A second Rosary will be held of Friday, May 28, at 7:00 PM from St. Rose Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday May 29, at 10:00 AM from St. Rose of Lima Church with Father Joseph Thomas, CMI officiating. Burial will follow at Nuestra Senora de Refugio Cemetery in Puerto De Luna.

Serving as Pallbearers will be her grandsons; Manny Flores, Peter Flores, Mark Angel, Matthew Angel, Sam Rivera, Vincent Rivera, Dominick Angel, David Coe, Adan Flores, Patrick Flores, Christopher Angel, Juan Sanchez and Jose C. Angel II. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be all of Simona's Friends.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Nuestra Senora de Refugio Bell Tower Fund, C/O St. Rose of Lima Parish, 439 3rd St., Santa Rosa, NM 88435

All of Mrs. Angel's services have been entrusted to the Chavez Funeral Home of Santa Rosa. To place an online condolence please visit our website at 
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  Jose Inez Angel (1914 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
Nuestra Senora De Refugio Cemetery
Puerto De Luna
Guadalupe County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jun 03, 2010
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Simona N. <i>Nieto</i> Angel
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