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Ben S. Espinoza
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1937
Chimayo
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1988
New Mexico, USA

Ben, a longtime resident of Chamita and native of Chimayo, was predeceased by a brother Ernesto Espinoza in 1966.

Ben was survived by his wife Theresa; a son Ben Jr.; two daughters Angela and Julie, all of the home; his parents Leandro and Magdalena Espinoza; three sisters Celsa Quintana of Cuarteles, Martha Vigil and Josie Lujan, both of Chimayo; and many other relatives.

Ben was chief building inspector for the county of Los Alamos. An avid horseman, he was a member of Los Moros y Cristianos of Chimayo and of the Rio Arriba Sherrif's Posse. He belong to the San Juan Parish in San Juan Pueblo and had a long and devoted interest in the Santuario de Chimayo, making the annual Holy Week pilgrimage.

Funeral services were 19 Sep 1988 in Holy Family Church in Chimayo. Burial followed in San Pedro Cemetery in Chamita. Pallbearers were Joseph Maestas, Herman Padilla, Bobby Tainter, Dennis Quintana, Lloyd Vigil, and Leroy Espinoza. Honorary pallbearers were Henry Maestas, Jimmy Maestas, Johnny Maestas, Percy Lujan, Luke Velasquez, Tony Ruiz, and Ben Quintana.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Leandro Espinoza (1896 - 1990)
  Magdalena Trujillo Espinoza (1910 - 2010)
 
 Siblings:
  Ernesto Trujillo Espinoza (1929 - 1965)*
  Maria Celsa Espinoza Quintana (1930 - 1996)*
  Ben S. Espinoza (1937 - 1988)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The Lord Is My Shepherd
 
Burial:
San Pedro Cemetery
Chamita
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Aug 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40328918
Ben S. Espinoza
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