|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1929|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 2005|
Andy Griego, 76, of Grants, passed away on Dec. 17, 2005.
He was born on Dec. 11, 1929, in Albuquerque to Fidencio Griego and Pablita Salazar Griego. He was a retired uranium miner.
Mr. Griego is survived by his wife Alice Rivera Griego of Grants; his children Patsy Trujillo of Grants, Shirley Gonzales and husband Tommy of Grants, Lisa Gonzales and husband Teddy of San Rafael, Lilly Melonas and husband Johnny of San Rafael and Tonya Smith and husband Edward of Rio Rancho; his brother Alex Griego of Las Vegas, N.M.; his brother-in-law Aurelio Zamora of Barstow, Calif.; his grandchildren Michelle Trujillo, Julie Trujillo, Andrea Gonzales, Janelle Stricland, Michael Garcia, Cheryl Garcia, Tracey Gonzales, Matthew Gonzales, Samuel Gonzales, Jessica Melonas, Boudy Melonas, Monique Melonas, Heather Melonas, Brittany Melonas, Desiree Melonas, Alisha Smith, Amanda Smith, Darrell Alire, Steve Alire, Erica Gonzales and Chris Gonzales and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Fidencio and Pablita Salazar Griego; his daughter Darlene Alire and husband Steve Alire; his brother Elieso Griego; his sister Mary Zamora and his son-in-law Mike Trujillo.
A Rosary will be recited on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church in Grants. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church with Father Matthew Keller as celebrant. Burial will follow at Grants Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Michael Garcia Jr., Boudy Melonas, Samuel Gonzales, Matthew Gonzales, Edward Smith, Darrel Alire, Lillian Griego and Richard Aguilar. Honorary pallbearers will be Ferman Lopez, Richard Baca and all of Mr. Griego’s nieces and nephews.
Compassion Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Grants Memorial Park
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Dec 20, 2005
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