|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1944|
|Death: ||Feb. 29, 2012|
New Mexico, USA
Celestino "Freddie", a resident of Pojoaque, passed away surrounded by his family following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his parents Tomasita and Celestino Maestas; and sisters, Stella Lomax and Cedar Roybal.
Celestino was survived by his daughter Stephanie Genova (husband Wade) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; son Steve Maestas (wife Michelle) of McKinney, Texas; special niece who was like a daughter, Wanda Roybal of Pojoaque and special niece, Suzy Sanchez of Santa Fe; sister Cecilia Sanchez (husband Alfred) of Santa Fe; brother Dan Maestas and spouse of Denver, Colorado and numerous other relatives and friends.
Celestino was the youngest of 4 children and grew up in Chamita. He joined the Air Force after high school and retired after 20 years of service. After retirement he came back to Northern New Mexico and was employed with Los Alamos as a security investor. Freddie's passions were his Harley Davidson Motorcycle and his dog, Duke. He was very proud of his children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Public visitation and a devotional service were on March 4, 2012 in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial was on March 5, 2012 at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Steve Maestas, Nick Sanchez, Willie Sanchez, Richard Roybal, Dennis Roybal, and David Maestas.
TSGT US AIR FORCE
JSCM (Joint Services Commendation Medal)
AFCM (Air Force Commendation Medal)
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Mar 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86054964
Thank you for your distinguished service|
Added: Jun. 30, 2012