Mary "Jean" Lopez, 68, was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico on Saturday, March 21, 1936 and passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2004.
Jean had 5 sons who survived her, Richard and wife, Cindy, Don and wife, Amy, Garry and wife, Tay, Larry and wife, Lisa and Tim and wife, Cynthia; 11 surviving grandchildren, Michael, Zachary, Justin, Jordan, Jillian, Erin, Jeffrey, Christina, Paige, Desi and Michelle; two special godchildren, Thomas DeLaCruz and Doris Merzweiller; her mother, Candy Martinez; brothers, Ernie and wife, Cindy; Jose, John and wife, Renee Martinez, Gilbert Garcia and wife, Stephanie; her former husband, Jake and his wife, Pat; and special companion of many years, Ernie Adams.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Lopez; her Dad, Desi Martinez; sister, Irene DeLaCruz and nephew, Pete DeLaCruz.
While Jean was raising 5 sons, she was not gainfully employed but devoted much of her time to their activities such as, Thunderbird Little League, Cub Scouts, and Hodgin PTA. As they got older, they were involved in football and basketball and she enjoyed attending these games. During this time, she was involved and served in official capacities in civic organizations such as: Jr. Woman's Club, Boys Club Auxiliary, Boys Club Board of Directors.
After a while, she decide to go to work for money instead of working for free, and she obtained employment with Sandia Labs from which she retired after 22 years of service in April 1999.
After retirement, she claimed that her occupation was playing bridge. While married to Henry, they were very much involved in square dancing, having been officers at the local, district and state levels several times.
After Henry died, she became involved in the Solo club and served as an officer several terms. Jean had a great love of life, a great sense of humor, loved music and dancing, and enjoyed life to the fullest.
Mount Calvary Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Created by: AlbqFirefly
Record added: Mar 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87378226
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