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Gregorio Benavidez
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1943
Death: Apr. 25, 2003

Gregorio Benavidez, 60, a lifetime resident of Casa Colorada passed away on Friday, April 25, 2003 in the loving arms of his family after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Gregorio was born on February 23, 1943 to Gaspar and Ursisinia Benavidez. Gregorio served in the Vietnam War and retired from Kirtland Air Force Base after 33 years of service. Gregorio was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tomé. Gregorio was an avid runner, and loved spending time with his grandchildren and fixing cars. Gregorio was preceded in death by his parents. Gaspar and Ursisinia Benavidez; his brothers, Louie Benavidez and Richard Benavidez; and his father-in-law, Tomás Chávez. Gregorio is survived by his loving wife of thirty-five years, Theresa, of the family home; five children and eight grandchildren, Kevin and his wife, Juliette and their children, Joelle and Kade Gregorio; Louise Garcia and her husband, Andrew and their children, Branden, Matthew, and Vanessa; Philip and his wife, Diana, Norma Baca and her husband, Jeffery and their children, Gabrielle and Adriana; and Richard and his daughter, Yasmine; his five brothers, Selso and his wife, Martha, Celestino and his wife, Lenor; Raymond and his wife, Mary Ann; William and his wife, Cecilia; and Pat Benavidez; his sister, Carol Gabaldon and her husband, Donicio; and his mother-in-law, Andreita Chávez. Gregorio is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held on Sunday, April 27, 2003 at Romero Funeral Home at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Rosary at 6:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 28, 2003 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tomé at 11:00 a.m. with interment following at the Campo Santo de Casa Colorada Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his nephews, Daniel Benavidez, Walter Benavidez, David Benavidez, Erwin Benavidez and Joseph Benavidez and Gary Gabaldon. 
Casa de Coloradas Cemetery
Casa Colorada
Valencia County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Jan 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84293940
Gregorio Benavidez
Added by: Jim Hunt
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