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SMN Apolonio "Apples" Acosta
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1932
Death: Mar. 12, 2012

Apolonio "Apples" passed away surrounded by family and friends.

Apolonio was survived by his wife of 55 years, Dorothy; daughter Romie McCoy (husband Orlando); sons: Patrick and Paul Acosta, all of Albuquerque; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister Mary Morales.

Apples served in the Korean conflict aboard the Fletcher-class Destroyer USS Owen (DD-536). The Owen was awarded 2 Battle Stars for its service in Korea. Apples enjoyed hunting, bowling and going to the casino.

A Viewing and Visitation were held on March 15, 2012 in the Reflection of Life Chapel (Washington and Cutler NE). A Rosary, followed by a Mass were on March 16, 2012 at St. Joseph at the Rio Grande Catholic Church. Burial followed at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Lee Acosta, Randy McCoy, John Sedillo, Paul R. Acosta, David Acosta and Pete Leyba Jr.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Paulino C. Acosta (1892 - 1963)
  Maura Palacios Acosta (1897 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy M. Leyba Acosta (1933 - 2016)
 
 Sibling:
  Jesus P Acosta (1921 - 1945)*
  Apolonio Acosta (1932 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 20-653
 
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: May 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89675117
SMN Apolonio Apples Acosta
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SMN Apolonio Apples Acosta
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Thank you for your service to our Country !
- Steve
 Added: Mar. 16, 2016
Thank you for your service
- truchasnm
 Added: May. 7, 2012
 
 
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