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Bertha Manuelita "Bert" Salazar Garcia
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1937
Death: Jul. 27, 2011
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA

Bertha "Bert" passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, after a ten year illness with scleroderma. She was predeceased by her father Joe E. Salazar and mother Manuelita "Mabel" Archuleta.

Bertha was survived by her loving husband CSM (Ret.) Thomas L. Garcia; daughters Katherine Hightower DVM, son-in-law Edwin L. Hightower Esq.; Joan Baca son-in-law Col. Glenn Baca U.S. Army; son Thomas L. Garcia Jr., daughter-in-law Deidre Devier PhD.; cherished granddaughters, Camille Marisol and Lily Isabela Garcia; sisters Priscilla Dillon and Jo Ann Clark; and brothers Joe Salazar and Felix E. Salazar.

Bertha; beloved wife, mother, and grandmother; was a life long resident of New Mexico. Bertha lived most of her adult life in Santa Fe where she worked as the registrar for Santa Fe High School. After retiring from the Santa Fe Public School System and prior to her illness, Bertha enjoyed traveling with her husband, in particular to the state of Hawaii. Throughout her life she was an avid reader and devout Catholic.

The Rosary was recited on August 1, 2011 at Berardinelli Family Funeral Services, 1399 Luisa Street, Santa Fe, NM, 87505, (505) 984-8600. A funeral mass was on August 2, 2011 at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Frances of Assisi, 131 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe, NM. Internment followed in Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the Carmelite Monastery, 49 Mount Carmel Road, Santa Fe, NM, 87505-0352.
 
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 24-216
 
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Oct 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79665598
Bertha Manuelita Bert <i>Salazar</i> Garcia
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Bertha Manuelita Bert <i>Salazar</i> Garcia
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