|Birth: ||Jul. 20, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 2006|
Porfiria Kain Vigil, age 84, a lifetime resident of Las Vegas, passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at the St. Mary Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo.
She was born in Las Vegas on July 20, 1922, to the late Edwardo Kain and Lucinda Baca Kain.
She retired from the New Mexico State Hospital after 30 years of service.
Mrs. Vigil embellished the work ethic and was one of her strongest values.
Her motivation to work involved trust, caring, self-knowledge, challenge, opportunity for personal growth, and dignity to assist the patients and colleagues whom she worked with. She was full of charity and love for her family, especially for her nieces and nephews.
She was a lifetime member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Edwardo and Lucinda Kain; brothers: Edward Kain and Ben Kain; her loving sister: Dolores Kain Pollack.
She is survived by her beloved son: Ricky Vigil of Las Vegas; brother: Tom Kain and wife Beatrice and family of Los Alamos; close niece: Velma Roybal and husband Rudy of Las Vegas; close nephew: Armando Pollack of Albuquerque; great nieces and nephews: Lila May Martinez and husband Steve and their children Estevan and Lietticia; Rodney Roybal and wife Anna and daughter Analisa; Christina Martinez and husband Matt and daughter Carolina; Ruben Roybal and wife Maria and children Raul, Sophia, and Ramon; Zachery Pollack; Erin Pollack; Helen Salazar and husband David and family; Robert Kain and wife Millie and family; Bernadette, Benji and Teresa Kain; Tommie, Eddie, Toby, Donnie, Terry, and Clyde Kain; special friend and caregiver: Sally Valencia of Las Vegas; special friends: Georgia Salazar, Judy Salas, and Mela Mathis all of Las Vegas; close neighbor: Beatrice Benavidez of Las Vegas; and numerous other relatives and many other friends.
Rosary devotional services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Father C. John Brasher as celebrant. Interment will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with the following serving as casket bearers: Rudy Roybal, Lila Martinez, Rodney Roybal, Christina Martinez, Ruben Roybal and Zachery Pollack.
She will lie in state at the Rogers Chapel 2-5:30 p.m. today, where family and friends may call.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, NM, 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.
Mount Calvary Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Nov 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16477595