Aug. 29, 2005 Albuquerque Bernalillo County New Mexico, USA
Mr. Bobby F. Candelaria, 65, a resident of Albuquerque, went to be home with the Lord on August 29, 2005, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Candelaria was born July 6, 1940 and raised in Albuquerque. His personal life was dedicated to his wife, Dolores (Dee Dee) of 43 years, his family, relatives, friends and his church.
Mr. Candelaria is survived by his children, Diana Candelaria, Rosalie Ramirez and husband, Charles, JoAnn Stratton and husband, Monty, Roque Candelaria and wife, Anna, Josie Chavez and husband, Gil; one sister, Sister Maria I. (Josie) Candelaria, O.P.; one brother, LeRoy Candelaria and wife, Bella; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandson; sisters-in-law, Carmen Cohen, Theresa Allen and husband, Kevin; special friends, Trini Sena and Lee Romero; one aunt, Emma Candelaria; one uncle, Leo Archibeque; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mr. Candelaria was preceded in death by his parents, Roque and Isabel Candelaria; two sisters, Anna Maria Candelaria and Rosalia Candelaria.
Mr. Candelaria retired five years ago from G.E. after 20 years of employment. He took pride in his garden, enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and playing cards.
He possessed a unique combination of immense generosity and good humor.