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Teofilo H Chavez
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Birth: May 14, 1932
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 2012
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

Teofilo H. Chavez, age 79, a lifetime resident of Tecolote, New Mexico, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at his daughter's residence in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Teofilo was born on May 14, 1932 in Tecolote, New Mexico to the late Cleofes Herrera and Emojenes Baca and was raised by Zacarias and Faustina Chavez. Teofilo was united in marriage on October 8, 1952 in Las Vegas New Mexico to Maria Yara Chavez. Teofilo enjoyed carving wood, collecting arrow heads, playing the guitar, singing, polka dancing and most important spending time with his pride and joy, his grandchildren. A lifetime Catholic and a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Teofilo was preceded in death by his parents, Zacarias and Faustina Chavez, daugther, Sarah Pacheco, son, Daniel Chavez, biological parents, Cleofas and Emogenes Herrera and step-mother, Adelia Herrera. Teofilo is survived by his wife, Maria Y. Chavez of the family home of Tecolote, NM, son, Carlos Chavez and his wife, Sandy of Albuquerque, NM, daughters, Helen Vigil and her husband, Manuel of Las Vegas, NM, Tonie Griego and her husband, Jake, Betty Gutierrez and her husband, Alberto all of Albuquerque, NM, grandson, Jose Pacheco of Tecolote, NM, granddaughters, Maria Alvarado and her husband, Luis, Leslie Sweeten and her husband, Matthew, Hope Griego, Jolene Chavez, Natalie "Naddie" Gutierrez all of Albuquerque, NM, great-grandson, Hunter "Cowboy" Alvarado from Albuquerque, NM, great-granddaughters, Santana Alvarado, baby Sweeten all of Albuquerque, NM, brother, Joe Herrera of Las Vegas, NM, sisters, Jane Pacheco and her husband, Lorenzo of Tecolote, NM, Andalecia Pacheco, Angie Herrera and Viola Trujillo and her husband, Primitivo all of Albuquerque, NM and numerous other relatives and friends. Rosary devotional services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Las Vegas, NM. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church with Father Douglas Mitchell as celebrant. Interment will follow at Tecolote Cemetery in Tecolote, NM with the following serving as casket bearers, Jose Pacheco, Luis Alvarado, Matthew Sweeten, Manuel Vigil, Marcos Martinez and Manuel Pacheco. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Alzheimer Association at 9500 Montgomery Boulevard NE, Suite 121, Albuquerque, NM 87111. 
Tecolote Cemetery
La Manga
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Jan 19, 2012
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