|Birth: ||Mar. 31, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2013|
Josephine Atencio, age 90, beloved aunt, cousin and friend, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 26, 2013. Josephine was a resident of Bernalillo, NM, where she was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and a member of the Catholic Daughters for over 25 years, a member of the Blue Army and the Eucharistic Ministry, she also a member of the Disabled American Veterans Lady's Auxiliary. Josephine received her degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked for Dr. Butler in Bernalillo, NM until his retirement. She enjoyed crocheting, and devoted her life to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Josephine was preceded in death by her parents, Noe and Serafina Trujillo, first husband, Maberto Atencio, second husband, Frank Atencio, step-children, Herman Atencio, Vangie Huchmala and Uvaldo Atencio, her sister, Erynea Ortega, grandparents, Nicasio and Rosa Cebada, aunt, Mary Bletcher and beloved niece, Donna Romero. Josephine is survived by her step-children, Hazel Herrera and her husband, Bruno and Marcella Lopez, niece, Serafina Ortega, brother-in-law, Epi Atencio and his wife, Hilda, sisters-in-law, Cecilia Aragon and Erlinda Montoya and her husband, Daniel, cousins, Fabiola Atkison and her husband, Jimmy, Rosemary Gallegos, Lillie Gallegos (whom she loved dearly and considered a sister), Charlene Chavez and her husband, Mike, Cynthia Egenes and her husband, Hans W., Lorenzo Romero, Mel Gallegos and his wife, Kathy, Brenda Aragon and her husband, Chris, Kathleen Jones and her husband, David, including all their children, whom she loved dearly and with whom she spent every holiday and special occasions with throughout her life, Michelle Jacquez, Duane Atkison (godson), Dr. Ron Gallegos, Pat Gallegos and his wife, Christine, Laurie Baldonado and her husband, Richard, her closest and dearest friends for over 50 years, Clara and Dave Serbin, special friends, Stella and Robert Martinez, Eva Bevington, Richard Serbin, Cecilia Padilla, Deluvina Valdez, Raymond Gonzales, Peter and Christine Lyle, Emma Gonzales, Rosemary and George Lopez, Annie Carroll and Gloria Jean and other numerous friends. Josephine will be greatly missed by all.
A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, in Bernalillo, NM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. also at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Vista Verde Memorial Park in Rio Rancho. Casket Bearers will be Dave Serbin, Epi Atencio, Hans W. Egenes, Benjamin Gallegos, Lorenzo Romero, Mel Gallegos and Alfonso Gutierrez. Honorary Bearers will be Chris Aragon, Mike Chavez, David Jones, Dr. Ron Gallegos, Duane Atkison, Christine Montoya, Danny Montoya, Robert Martinez, Peter Lyle, Richard Serbin, Filemon DeHerrera, Annie Carroll, Raymond Gonzales, Emma Gonzales and all her nieces and nephews.
Vista Verde Memorial Park
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Jul 30, 2013
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