|Death: ||Apr. 8, 2013|
Pat, a resident of La Madera, passed away unexpectedly due to an accident. He was predeceased by his father Onofre Valdez; father-in-law Rubel Montoya; granddaughter Christine Lopez; son-in-law Eloy Lopez.
Pat was survived by his wife of 52 years, Eva Valdez; mother Consuelo Valdez; children: Dennis Valdez (wife Frances), Patricia Lopez (companion Robert Pacheco), Florinda Borrego (husband Michael), Arthur Valdez, and Phillip Dwayne Valdez (wife Sonia); grandchildren: Pvt. Dennis Valdez Jr. (companion Rita), Tiffany and Brandy Valdez, Barbie Lopez (companion Adrian), Crystal Lopez, Julissa Borrego, Artie Valdez (companion Miquela), Anthony, Stacy, Mika and Phillip Valdez; 9 great-grandchildren; brothers: Victor Valdez (wife Carmen) and Leroy Valdez (wife Rose); sister Evelyn Rael (husband Gilbert); aunt Bertha Esquibel; mother-in-law Nestorita Montoya; brothers-in-law: Onecimo Montoya (wife Rose), Harold Montoya (wife Martha), Eloy Montoya (wife Yvonne), Ben Montoya (companion Betty Sandoval), Joel Montoya (wife Johnna); sisters-in-law: Helen Lovato (husband Glen), Teresa Montoya (husband Greg), Freida Montenegro (husband Joe); and numerous other loving relatives & friends.
Pat worked and retired from the State of New Mexico. Prior to employment with the state, he was contracted as a school bus driver where, after retirement, he continued his passion for driving school buses. His active involvement with logging and trucking contributed to the success of La Compania Ocho. He loved fishing, watching his granddaughter play basketball, camping, riding his motorcycle and playing poker. He loved all his grandkids.
A memorial service was held on April 12, 2013 in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will was on April 13, 2013 in Las Tusas Cemetery in Las Tusas. Pallbearers: Pvt Dennis Valdez Jr., Artie Valdez, Anthony Valdez, and Phillip Valdez.
Las Tusas Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: truchasnm
Record added: Apr 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108282697
Eternal rest grant upon him O Lord and may perpetual light shine upon him.|
Added: Apr. 12, 2013